Topic: Modern Slavery


Directors, are you ready for a culture check?

New research reveals culture is finally being taken seriously by directors, reports Louise Petschler, AICD head of Advocacy. Plus updates on modern slavery reporting and AICD priorities.

What directors need to know about signing off on modern slavery statements

Many directors are for the first time faced with the unfamiliar task of reviewing and approving their organisation’s modern slavery statement. To provide directors with clear guidance on what th...

COVID-19: Implications for modern slavery reports and reducing risks for vulnerable workers

Many organisations are working through the challenging task of identifying modern slavery risks to satisfy the Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act 2018 (the Act) reporting requirements. COVID-19 has added...

Your regulatory radar for 2020

As we start a new decade, we look ahead to major issues and regulatory changes that directors need to be across in 2020. Here’s a summary for the year ahead.

Modern slavery risk oversight

A practical tool to assist directors with their oversight role of modern slavery risk in their operations and supply chains.

Inquiry into the Modern Slavery Act 2018 and Associated Matters

On 4 October 2019, the AICD provided a submission to the Legislative Standing Committee on Social Issues in relation to the parliamentary inquiry into the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW).

Modern slavery laws: insights for directors

Last year, the Commonwealth government passed the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (the Act) to address the risk of modern slavery in Australian businesses and their supply chains.

NSW Modern Slavery Regulation 2019

On 13 September 2019 the AICD lodged a submission with the NSW government on the draft NSW Modern Slavery Regulation 2019 (the Regulation).

What organisations can do to tackle modern slavery

Modern slavery doesn't just occur in developing countries. Directors should work to eliminate the risks of modern slavery from their corporate supply chains.