Anti-Slavery Day: Modern slavery is a crime, do you know how your business can play a part in stopping it?

17th October 2019


We held this webinar session on modern slavery, during which we provided top tips and best practices to guide professionals embarking on their journey to combat modern slavery in organisations. We took this opportunity to explore the recent recommendations sent by IEMA to the Home Office, following engagement with professionals working in supply chain transparency, on how it may enhance the transparency provisions of the UK Modern Slavery Act.

Anti-Slavery Day, 18th October, provides an opportunity to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery, and encourage government, local authorities, companies, charities and individuals to do what they can to address this problem. It was created by the Anti-Slavery Day Act, a Private Members Bill introduced by Anthony Steen CBE, who is now Chair of the Human Trafficking Foundation.

We held this webinar session on modern slavery, during which we provided top tips and best practices to guide professionals embarking on their journey to combat modern slavery in organisations. We took this opportunity to explore the recent recommendations sent by IEMA to the Home Office, following engagement with professionals working in supply chain transparency, on how it may enhance the transparency provisions of the UK Modern Slavery Act.

This is an opportunity to understand and to help inform the continuing improvement of professional practice. Join us to get involved and to hear from practice professionals and learn how best to structure a modern slavery statement and what industry best practice suggests you should be doing to combat modern slavery.

Speakers included:

Louise Nichols, Managing Director at Suseco & former Corporate Head for Human Rights at M&S;

Chris Harrop (FIEMA), Group Marketing Director & Director of Sustainability, Marshalls Plc;

Marc Jourdan, IEMA Policy & Engagement Lead.

Presentations

Webinar Slides - M.Jourdan, IEMA Policy & Engagement Lead - CLICK HERE

Modern slavery is a crime, do you know how your business can play a part in stopping it? - L.Nicholls, Managing Director at Suseco & IEMA Vice Chair - CLICK HERE

Tackling Modern Slavery, C. Harrop (FIEMA), Group Marketing Director & Director of Sustainability, Marshalls Plc; - CLICK HERE

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