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Webinar: The New Global Slavery Index – The numbers and their meaning for business

May 25, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm AEST

The numbers, methodology & implications for supply chain risk mitigation

The new Global Slavery index is launching on 24 May 2023, presenting the very best data available on the location and prevalence of modern slavery.

This long-awaited index will prove to be a game-changer in the fight against modern slavery. It will both empower businesses with enhanced insights into the way modern slavery occurs, and impose new expectations and responsibilities on them to improve and enhance their modern slavery processes, policies and training.

We’ll hear from experts as they take participants through these new numbers and the methodology behind them, to help answer the all-important question:

What does this new Global Slavery Index mean for businesses looking to address modern slavery risk in their operations and supply chains?

Experts from Fair Supply, WalkFree, and the International Organisation for Migration join GRC Solutions’ Adrian Phoon as they analyse and explain the numbers and discuss what they will mean for your business as you formulate your modern slavery policies.

In addition, Serena and Kim will also discuss recent developments to global modern slavery reporting obligations including the Modern Slavery Act passed in Canada and the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive. 

We are proud to collaborate with our friends at FairSupply to bring you this webinar

Our Speakers

Kimberly Randle

Kimberly Randle, founder and CEO of FairSupply, is an experienced and innovative human rights advocate specialising in modern slavery. Kimberly has over 15 years experience working in law and human rights for top tier firms in Australia and the United States, previously holding the role of Senior Director of Corporate and Legal for International Justice Mission Australia. Kimberly is a sought-after expert and speaker in the field of modern slavery and has been called upon to provide evidence for both the NSW and Commonwealth Parliamentary Inquiries into Human Trafficking.

Serena Grant

Serena Grant is the head of business engagement at Walk Free working closely with business, investors and governments to address modern slavery in supply chains. Serena also advises on Minderoo’s impact investment fund and serves on the Board of Directors for FairSupply. Serena has previously worked as a corporate lawyer in London, Sydney and Tokyo and most recently as a Director at the Thomson Reuters Foundation in London.

Peppi Kiviniemi-Siddiq

Peppi Kiviniemi-Siddiq is the Senior Regional Specialist for Migrant Protection at the International Organization for Migration’s Asia-Pacific regional office in Bangkok, Thailand. In this role she supports the IOM missions in the region on IOM’s migrant protection portfolio ranging from counter trafficking, assistance to migrants in vulnerable situations to return and reintegration assistance to vulnerable migrants.  Peppi has also worked as a journalist with the Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal in London and Brussels. Peppi holds an MSc in Comparative Politics and a BSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Adrian Phoon

Adrian Phoon, (he/him) is Head of Content at GRC Solutions, where he works with in-house researchers, writers, designers and lawyers to develop regulatory compliance e-learning and face-to-face workshops.

He is a former Co-Chair of Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras and was a board member of Sydney WorldPride, an international LGBTQI+ event that took place in 2023, celebrating diversity while shining a light on human rights issues across the Asia Pacific and the world.


May 25, 2023
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm AEST
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