Downer's anti-slavery strategy brings competitive advantage

29 July 2019

Complying with Australia’s new modern slavery laws was at times overwhelming for the procurement team at ASX-listed services giant Downer Group, but its head of procurement Ryan Kirgan says the company has been rewarded with genuine competitive advantages.

The new laws, which came into effect from 1 January, require companies operating in Australia with more than $100m annual revenue to prepare a statement describing any modern slavery risks in their supply chain and what’s been done to address them.

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