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Modern Slavery And Child Labour in the Cocoa Industry

Modern Slavery And Child Labour in the Cocoa Industry

When chocolate isn't so sweet: modern slavery and child labour in the cocoa industry As the cooler months set in, many of us curl up with those warming cups of hot choc, but arguably most of us don’t think of the supply chain of this ubiquitous treat. Modern...

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Five Signs That Change Is Happening In Modern Slavery

Five Signs That Change Is Happening In Modern Slavery

Press Release: Five Signs that Change is Happening in Modern Slavery Sourceable's Robin Mellon points towards five signs that things are changing for the better when it comes to Modern Slavery, and why these changes are set to continue. Informed 365 are proud...

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What Legal Counsel Need To Know About The Modern Slavery Act

What Legal Counsel Need To Know About The Modern Slavery Act

The AFR recently published estimates that only 8% of Modern Slavery Statements lodged to date go past a rudimentary Tier 1 analysis. So, what does this all mean from the perspective of legal counsel? Firstly, it is critical to understand whether a company is a reporting entity, what their obligations under the Act are, and how they can meet these obligations.

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Preparing Your Second Modern Slavery Statement

Preparing Your Second Modern Slavery Statement

Your first annual Modern Slavery Statement sets the foundations for your efforts, but where to from there? Managing human rights in supply chains that may span many countries and be highly opaque can seem an almost-impossible proposition at first. This is why companies should take a multi-year, staged approach.

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Modern Slavery Cheatsheet Top Questions To Ask Your Suppliers

Modern Slavery Cheatsheet Top Questions To Ask Your Suppliers

Want a cheatsheet of questions to ask your key suppliers? The first steps towards equipping your Tier 1 suppliers to combat modern slavery in the lower tiers of your supply chain involves knowing what to ask. The right questions will help you to understand where they are now and what gaps do exist.

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5 Steps Your Company Needs to Take To Help Form Its Modern Slavery Statement

5 Steps Your Company Needs to Take To Help Form Its Modern Slavery Statement

Even with the best of intentions, combating Modern Slavery can initially seem an arduous task for companies, especially where supply chains span borders and are complex and multi-tiered in nature. With this in mind, we have compiled this list of five key steps which companies should take towards ensuring that their Modern Slavery Statements are more than words on a page.

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Why You Need A Tiered Approach To Combat Modern Slavery

Why You Need A Tiered Approach To Combat Modern Slavery

Modern Slavery by its nature lurks in the shadows and is difficult to identify, making it easy for directors to take a “policy over practice” mindset and settle for only a Tier 1 analysis of their supply chain to become complicit in Modern Slavery. Here’s why companies who want to be proactive and eliminate the risks of modern slavery from their supply chains must take a more in-depth look and examine Tiers 3 and 4.

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Modern Slavery Act Australia – What You Need To Know

Modern Slavery Act Australia – What You Need To Know

With the Modern Slavery Act fully operational, your organisation may now be subject to stringent annual reporting obligations. Here, we take a deep dive into everything you need to know about how the Modern Slavery Act may affect your organisation and what you need to do to stay compliant.

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