How To Write A Modern Slavery Statement

 

Modern Slavery is a global issue.

Forced labour generates $150bn per year globally. Governments are demanding business action.

To name a few:

  • In Australia, businesses with revenues of more than AU$100m must publish a statement on a central register.
  • In the UK, companies with more than £36m turnovers are required to publish an annual statement.
  • Similarly, in California, companies with more than $100m receipts must disclose efforts to combat slavery and human trafficking.

What do these statements require?

UK: Modern Slavery Act 2015

  • An outline of business structure and supply chain
  • Details of employee training and communication
  • Summary of internal and supply chain risks as well as any counteractive measures taken
  • Indication of the performance of these measures and processes

US: California Supply Chain Transparency Act

Website disclosure on five areas:

  • Verification and audit process
  • Supply Chain audit process
  • Details of certifications
  • Level of internal accountability
  • Any training provisions

Other nations will follow.

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