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Equator Principles - for project-related corporate loans - Version 4 released for public comment
The EPs are a framework for financial institutions to identify, assess and manage risks when financing projects.
Australia
29 Jun 2019
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Modern Slavery Act: What businesses in Australia need to know
The Modern Slavery Act 2018 heralds a new statutory reporting requirement for larger companies operating in Australia.
Australia
23 May 2019
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2018 - Franchising - The year in review
2018 has been a tumultuous year for the sector and proposed legislative changes will also impact many franchise systems.
Australia
27 Dec 2018
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Commonwealth Modern Slavery Bill passes through both houses of Parliament
The bipartisan acceptance sends a powerful message, that modern day slavery must be addressed as a matter of priority.
Australia
6 Dec 2018
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Queensland introduces Human Rights Bill
Article discusses the new Human Rights Bill, what you need to know, background, rights and remedies etc.
Australia
6 Nov 2018
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Modern Slavery Act: Update
There may be two separate reporting regimes in Australia when the Commonwealth Parliament passes the Modern Slavery Bill.
Australia
3 Sep 2018
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Modern Slavery Act tabled in Parliament
This new annual reporting regime will have a significant impact on larger businesses operating in or from Australia.
Australia
2 Jul 2018
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NSW government agencies and the impact of the Modern Slavery Act
As well as requiring corporate entities to report, the Act will have a significant impact on NSW government agencies.
Australia
25 Jun 2018
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Modern Slavery Act for commercial organisations with an employee in NSW is passed
Commercial organisations subject to obligations under the Commonwealth Act are exempt from NSW reporting requirements.
Australia
23 Jun 2018
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Modern slavery reporting for Commonwealth procurement
Article advises that businesses should prepare for the likely imminent passing of the Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act.
Australia
22 May 2018
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Modern slavery and human trafficking reporting: the risks of modern slavery in maritime supply chains
The global shipping industry has been identified as particularly susceptible to risks associated with modern slavery.
Australia
21 May 2018
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Food for thought: the Modern Slavery Act impacts on fresh food retail, wholesale and agriculture industries
Businesses in food and agriculture industries should be particularly alive to the risk of slavery in their supply chains.
Australia
21 Oct 2017
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Banking on social responsibility: reporting on modern slavery could pay dividends
Banks should show they are committed to eradicating modern slavery and are taking concrete steps to achieve that outcome.
Australia
17 Oct 2017
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A Modern Slavery Act and its potential impacts on Australia–Indonesia business
The Australian Government has announced an intention to enact a Modern Slavery Act.
Australia
25 Sep 2017
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CAUTION - Modern Slavery Act under construction!
Construction, real estate and development businesses may be unaware of slavery risk in their business or supply chains.
Australia
7 Sep 2017
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Australian Modern Slavery Act: Why big brands will have nowhere to hide
Proposed new legislation will require large Australian businesses to report on their efforts to address modern slavery.
Australia
25 Aug 2017
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What businesses need to know about the proposed Modern Slavery Act in Australia
Large businesses in Australia will be required to report annually on their actions to address forms of 'modern slavery'.
Australia
20 Aug 2017
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Above and beyond: human rights due diligence across businesses and supply chains
There is increasing demand for companies in all industries to demonstrate that they operate sustainably and ethically.
Australia
19 Jun 2017
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Practical tips on conducting human rights due diligence
This article seeks to explain the UN Guiding Principles and provide some practical tips on the HR due diligence process.
Australia
25 Feb 2014
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Consolidation of Commonwealth Anti-Discrimination Legislation – Where is it up to and what does it mean for employers?
If the Bill is passed, employers need to review relevant policies and deliver training to be ready for any changes.
Australia
27 Feb 2013
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