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How to end slavery in energy and mining


* As a business, have a policy commitment to respect human rights

* Raise awareness in the company about modern slavery, including at board level

* Map operations and supply chain

* Identify which areas of operations and supply chain are high-risk and prioritise the most severe risks

* Include slavery risks on the company risk register

* Test assumptions through consultation with clients, community and peers

* Share information with other companies in the resources and energy sectors

* Continuously perform risk identification and risk assessment in any business relationship

* Build on supplier management, labour hire and customer screening, and environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) frameworks

* Ask new questions of existing data and make smart use of data analytics

* Respond to the identification of modern slavery without jeopardising the safety of victims, working with expert advisors such as local non-government organisations

* When breaches are found, rethink whether practices and controls are robust enough

* Have a trusted, accessible and confidential grievance mechanism, and ensure suppliers have one, to help workers give an early warning

* Act on the identification and assessment of breaches with risk management measures, including training

* Monitor and improve risk management measures taken, including in annual modern slavery statements required under Australian law.

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