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Canada passes tough supply chains legislation
Canada has joined the list of countries taking decisive action on forced labour in supply chains, after passing Bill S-211 this week. The new law means that Canadian businesses must report in detail on what they are doing to identify, address and prevent forced labour, prison labour and child labour in their supply chains. It is set to come into force from January 1, 2024.
First complaint case filed under Germany’s tough Supply Chain Act
The first complaint case has been filed under Germany’s tough new Supply Chain Due Diligence Act, under which firms can be fined up to 2% of global turnover.
Slave-Free Alliance announces partnership with Exiger
Slave-Free Alliance is delighted to be partnering with Exiger, a global leading third-party and supply chain management software company.
SFA Norway Announces First Member
Slave-Free Alliance Norway is delighted to announce its first member, partnering with offshore services company DOF.
Utilities Against Slavery: A Year in Review
It was a busy, productive year with a wealth of achievements and milestones, all with one objective in mind: to eradicate modern slavery from the utility sector. Having published the group’s annual report for 2022, let’s look back over a year well-spent and forward to the coming year of collaborative action.
‘Due diligence legislation is not enough – we need long-lasting change’
Businesses, investors and civil society organizations have written to the UK Government calling for new legislation requiring companies to identify and act upon human rights and environmental impacts.
Webinars help Norwegian businesses comply with new law
Slave-Free Alliance’s Norway team is running a webinar series to inform people about protecting human rights and reducing exploitation in supply chains and their own operations.
Slave-Free Alliance reaches 100-member milestone
Slave-Free Alliance is celebrating its rapid growth to 100 member organisations, who are committed to protecting their operations, supply chains and people from modern slavery and labour exploitation.
Let’s apply best practice this peak season
With Black Friday upon us, the peak season for consumer businesses has well and truly kicked
Equipping businesses to meet the requirements of the Norwegian Transparency Act
Slave-Free Alliance co-hosted an event in Norway to inform and share knowledge about modern-day slavery among businesses and professionals in light of the new Norwegian Transparency Act.
EU Parliament adopts major new legislation on corporate sustainability reporting
The EU Parliament has strongly approved the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). This new directive will update the EU’s current reporting framework for businesses on issues including modern slavery and exploitation in supply chains.
Slave-Free Alliance shines a spotlight on modern slavery to mark Anti-Slavery Week
Slave-Free Alliance organised a packed programme of events to mark Anti-Slavery Week, supported by hundreds of individuals, organisations and businesses.
Webinar: Gartner’s Koray Köse on Supply Chain Visibility & Management
We are delighted that Koray Köse, a Senior Director Analyst in Gartner’s Supply Chain Operations team, will speak at our upcoming Slave-Free Alliance webinar on Tuesday, 25 October 2022, on the topic of Supply Chain Visibility & Management.
Slave-Free Alliance seminar inspires businesses to build resilience against modern slavery
Dozens of professionals joined together at Slave-Free Alliance’s latest Members’ Seminar to share their insights on how they are taking steps to mitigate the risks of modern slavery and labour exploitation in their operations and supply chains.
Hope for Justice training for 10,000 American bank workers to detect trafficking
Hope for Justice is delivering training to Bank of the West’s 10,000 employees so they are equipped to identify human trafficking in-person and in customers’ financial transactions.