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Modern slavery obligations fall by the wayside: ACSI

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021
... to help inform them about their modern slavery risk management approach to identity vulnerable workers. The Modern Slavery Act (2018) requires companies with revenue of over $100 million to publicly disclose their exposure to modern slavery risks. ACSI ...

FASEA too soft on ethical investing: Advisers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
... responsible investing... then there's ASIC updating its climate change risk disclosure reporting levels and the Modern Slavery Act," she said. "There's this pull from regulatory and this push from climate demand. Larry Fink just announced all of Blackrock's ...

Recognition for industry leader in fight against slavery

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 OCT 2019
... better awareness and practice around slavery in the investor community. The awards were the first since the Modern Slavery Act came into effect in Australia at the start of the year. Carlsson-Sweeny's work has seen him visit factories in China, Cambodia ...

Modern slavery rife across sectors: Fund manager

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 JUL 2019
... another troublesome sector because wages have not kept pace with CPI, he told a recent media briefing. The Modern Slavery Act 2018 was passed in 29 November 2018 and came into force on 1 January 2019, aiming to stamp out practices that include providing ...

Ausbil ESG strategy advances

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 3 JAN 2019
... going to be sustainable over time," Carlsson-Sweeny said. Ausbil strongly supported the recent assent of the Modern Slavery Act in Australia, engaging both the Federal Government and individual businesses. "There are about 40 million people living in ...

Catholic Super backs Modern Slavery Act

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 29 JUN 2018
... over one year. In April, Catholic Super jumped to third spot in Roy Morgan customer satisfaction ratings. The Modern Slavery Act requires 3000 companies with annual turnover of $100 million or more to publish board-signed annual slavery statements each ...

ACSI urges investor action on slavery, warns of financial risks

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 1 AUG 2017
... and will place greater accountability on companies to act. Giving evidence at the Inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia, ACSI chief executive Louise Davidson said: "Slavery has a devastating impact on the lives of those affected. ...

Human rights considerations are good for investors

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 1 MAY 2017
... February that it will initiate an inquiry into whether Australia should introduce legislation akin to the UK Modern Slavery Act, in recognition of the 45.8 million people around the world who are in some form of modern slavery. It is hoped that any resulting ...

Super funds support PRI statement on slavery

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAR 2017
... Investment is calling on Australian superannuation funds and fund managers to sign a statement in support of a Modern Slavery Act in Australia. The statement will form part of PRI's submission to the federal parliament Joint Standing Committee on Foreign ...
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