Modern Slavery Articles

Are we all in this together: equally?

7 May 2020

Tod Cooper

We need to consider how we continue to respond to this pandemic in the weeks, months and years ahead, ensuring that the rights of people are protected. Our vulnerable populations are very much at risk.

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Are you a Supporter of Slave Trading?

30 October 2019

Tod Cooper

There are over 40-million people around the world that remain victims of modern slavery.

Many of them work for you!

This according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in partnership with the Walk Free Foundation and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). 

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Modern Slavery – Part 2

30 April 2018

Tod Cooper

by Tod Cooper

TINZ Member with Delegated Authority for

Procurement, Whistleblowing

This is the second in a series of articles to build awareness on modern slavery, particularly in New Zealand. Part 1 is here.

Our politicians and law makers need to accelerate the introduction of a Modern Slavery Act to establish clearer compliance expectations,

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Procurement professionals: costs out! Corruption in? – What are our responsibilities?

2 October 2017

Tod Cooper

Joanne Toon

Tod Cooper is the New Zealand Chair for The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). CIPS will be a regular contributor to Transparency Times. This article is co-authored by Tod and Wellington Vice Chair Joanne Toon. It discusses the broad range of issues a procurement professional needs to consider in operating in an ethical manner.

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