The new bill requires approximately 3,000 large businesses and entities in Australia to publish annual statements on measures taken to address modern slavery.
 
The Telegram reports that Japanese police are investigating a possible human trafficking ring after arresting 11 Chinese workers over visa violations.
 
Businesses have issued a first ever call to protect civic freedoms, human rights defenders and rule of law in a landmark joint statement. 
 
A proposed bill would require companies to publicly release an annual report to ensure their supply chains are free of materials produced by child and forced labor.
 
The Accountability Framework Initiative (AFi) released the first complete draft of its roadmap for delivering on ethical supply chain commitments in the agriculture and forestry sectors.