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Modern slavery – responsibility, detection and accountability

July 13, 2022 @ 8:30 am EDT

Modern slavery

The seminar will focus more tightly on private sector forced-labour issues as this form of modern slavery is the most common that finance professionals are likely to identify.


Professor Jan Bebbington (Pentland Centre Director, Lancaster University) focuses on issues that emerge at the intersections between sustainable development concerns and accounting scholarship and has published on topics such the Sustainable Development Goals; sustainability science; motivations and rationales for standalone reporting; carbon accounting; sustainability assessment and accounting education.

Alongside her academic work, Jan has contributed to the practice and policy communities in a variety of roles including Vice Chair (Scotland) of the Sustainable Development Commission and a more recent practice engagement is her membership of Scottish and Southern Energy’s Sustainable Development Fund panel, which supports community projects across regions in Scotland where SSE has renewable generation assets. In 2018 the Royal Scottish Geographical Society awarded Jan an Honorary Fellowship.

Nikesh Pandit is an ICAEW Financial Services Faculty Board member and barrister at 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square in London. Nikesh’s practice focuses on regulatory and disciplinary law with a particular emphasis on financial services regulation.


July 13, 2022
8:30 am EDT
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