Workers further down supply chains are being left destitute and exposed to exploitation.
The Modern Slavery Bill presents an opportunity for companies to take seriously their obligation to identify, track and monitor potential problems in their operations and supply chain.
While slavery may seem a remote concept, we often unwittingly benefit via the clothes we buy, the food we eat and the companies we invest in, writes Justine Nolan.
Separate lawsuits filed against Costco and Nestlé alleging the use of slave labor in their supply chains could spark a reassessment of corporate social obligations, writes Justine Nolan.
The abuse of migrant workers constructing venues for Qatar's 2022 World Cup is an issue for all who love the “beautiful game”, write Justine Nolan and Bassina Farbenblum.
Some Australian clothing brands have signed a new initiative to improve conditions in Bangladeshi factories, while other brands are conspicuously absent, writes Justine Nolan.
Revelations of children working for less than a dollar a day to make Australian footballs have rekindled an old debate, Justine Nolan writes.