"... Debate continues over whether 21 or 40-plus million people live and work in slavery-like conditions. Either number is unacceptably high in the 21st century.
Yet addressing modern slavery is not only a job for government or bigger businesses: a critical mass of informed proactive consumers will surely be as significant as law-making..."
So I argue in a blog-post on another forum, on Australia's moves towards a Modern Slavery Act, incorporating corporate transparency requirements of one form or another.
Here is a link to that blog-post.
ps -- see previous blog-post on this issue on this blog, that 'business and human rights' is about more than corporate supply-chains, modern slavery, and transparency legislation ... even tho these are big enough in themselves: here.