Modern Slavery & Worker Exploitation
Business Central Submission
Business Central welcomes attempts by the government to reduce modern slavery throughout global supply chains. This is an important issue, and participation is a moral imperative for New Zealand.
To achieve a more streamlined, equitable system to combat modern slavery, Business Central makes several recommendations:
- We urge alignment with Australia by focusing reporting and due diligence requirements on large businesses, with over $100 million in revenue.
- We recommend an education-based approach to help small businesses and consumers adjust.
- We advise criteria that is narrow in scope, to ensure the requirements are workable and achievable. We recommend an education-based approach to help small businesses and consumers adjust.
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