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  • The whitepaper offers readers a snapshot of planned modern slavery legislative changes under discussion for the year ahead.
  • For businesses, the challenge is not only to understand and mitigate the risks of modern slavery across their supply chain but to keep abreast of their ever-evolving legal obligations.
  • It seeks to give business visibility of upcoming changes and help them better prepare by adopting a risk-based approach to managing those risks.

ethiXbase, a value chain sustainability solutions company, that assists corporates and their third parties to create and maintain sustainable supply chains globally, just announced the launch of its latest whitepaper on ‘Modern Slavery Global Legislation 2021.

The whitepaper ‘Modern Slavery Global Legislation 2021: What Businesses Need to Know’  offers readers a snapshot of planned modern slavery legislative changes under discussion for the year ahead.

The industry expects to see more legislation requiring companies to live up to their responsibilities, either coming into force or progressing through the legal process.

To help businesses gain visibility of upcoming changes and help them better prepare, ethiXbase outlines the key dates and global developments that businesses should have on their radar.

This includes:

  • New legislation in Canada and the European Union
  • Legislation under discussion and on its way in Germany and Switzerland
  • Reforms to the Modern Slavery Act in the United Kingdom
  • The next stage of reporting for the Modern Slavery Act in Australia
  • New developments to be aware of in the United States

How can businesses prepare for change?

Businesses can better prepare is by partnering with a company that understands the legislative environment and can help them satisfy their corporate governance and reporting requirements in a systematic way.

ethiXbase’s collaboration with global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright provides companies with the advice and reassurance they need, including access to the Modern Slavery Questionnaire, an innovative, supply chain risk assessment solution to help them comply with the latest modern slavery legislation.

Download a free copy of the whitepaper here.

About ethiXbase:

ethiXbase helps organisations elevate sustainability across their supply chain through the most intuitive, robust and configurable platform. The platform is designed to provide clients with a deep and broad view of their supply chain risk across various risk areas, including Anti-Corruption, Human Rights, Labour and Environment. Learn more at www.ethixbase.com .

Media inquiries: For more information, please contact the ethiXbase marketing team on marketing@ethixbase.com.

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Tags: modern slavery legislation, modern slavery risk, comply to modern slavery requirements