Business urged to 'act now' to prepare for more demanding EU rules

Business urged to 'act now' to prepare for more demanding EU rules
OCS ANZ managing director Gareth Marriott with modern slavery campaigner Grace Forrest. (Image: Supplied)
Murray Jones
Incoming European Union regulations on forced labour in supply chains will have a “genuine impact” on New Zealand businesses, the head of a global facilities management company has warned.Gareth Marriott, the managing director of OCS Australia and NZ, said that the EU’s corporate sustainability due diligence directive (CSDDD) meant businesses “must act now to embed human rights processes into their operations or risk losing opportunities to supply to Europe”.The directive, which was agreed upon in March a...

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