"Our insights into modern slavery risks are driven by a number of risk platforms. This includes global risk and sustainability solutions provider ELEVATE’s integrated risk platform, EiQ. Each year we look at EiQ’s global forced labour indicators to identify changes in forced labour and other risks related to our key sourcing countries and product categories.
This year we added two new intelligence sources to our risk process–EiQ’s incident-tracking function,
Sentinel; and geopolitical monitoring with Control Risks, a specialist risk consultancy..."
"This year, to better understand suppliers’ modern slavery risk profile, we rolled out a self assessment questionaire (SAQ) to the 18 behind the counter seafood suppliers"
Self-assessment questionnaires answered by direct (tier one) and beyond (tier two) cotton suppliers for Big W (an entity within the Woolworths Group).
'Human rights specific' questions for business units seeking to procure non-trade goods, equipment and services where there is 'inherently higher risk for human rights, including modern slavery'
"We continue to monitor cotton-growing regions that are the subject of allegations, or known cases of child or forced labour, including Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, India and the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China." And also - Ongoing monitoring of geopolitical risks across our supply chain in recognition of the dynamic environment and evolving international legislative environment in