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The fourth and final publication in a collaborative research project between nine academic and civil society organisations has been released, providing guidance for businesses on core aspects of human rights due diligence and how to strengthen their responses to Australia’s Modern Slavery Act (MSA).
A coalition of human rights organisations and academics, including Associate Professor Vikram Bhakoo from the University of Melbourne, has released a new research report revealing the results of a detailed survey of nearly 90 business groups on the impact of Australia’s Modern Slavery Act.
A coalition of human rights organisations and academics, including Associate Professor Vikram Bhakoo from the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne, is calling on the Federal Government to overhaul Australia's modern slavery laws.
According to the global slavery index, 45 million people across the world are victims of exploitative practices. As a result of our global sourcing practices, and the extended supply chains of our organisations, Australian consumers may be unwittingly supporting modern slavery through their purchasing.