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A best-practice guide to signing off on modern slavery statements
1 April 2021
What directors need to know about their reporting requirements under the Modern Slavery Act.
Managing the risks of modern slavery
1 April 2021 | Domini Stuart
Companies should commit to eliminating modern slavery from their operations and global supply chains – or face long-lasting legal, reputational and financial damage.
Directors, are you ready for a culture check?
1 February 2021 | Louise Petschler GAICD
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.
Advocacy and policy
What directors need to know about signing off on modern slavery statements
14 December 2020
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
28 April 2020 | Christie McGrath
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
14 January 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
18 October 2019
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
4 October 2019
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
25 September 2019 | Christie McGrath
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
13 September 2019
On 13 September 2019 the AICD lodged a submission with the NSW government on the draft NSW Modern Slavery Regulation 2019 (the Regulation).