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MODERN SLAVERY - Top 100 ASX companies statements rated

07 September 2021 10:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Monash Centre for Financial Studies (MCFS) looked at the modern slavery statements submitted by 99 ASX100. Woolworths, Wesfarmers and Westpac are just a few of the organisations leading the charge. Lead researcher Dr Nga Pham and her team found that the companies that scored highly had made managing modern slavery risks a priority but also had a large number of employees and big supply spends. The research showed that for the 99 companies the research team looked into, the most common modern slavery risks were forced labour, child labour and debt bondage (forcing someone to work to pay off money owed). READ MORE

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