Ethical Sourcing Lead Konica Minolta
Laura McManus is a business and human rights practitioner from Sydney, Australia with a keen interest in how companies and the non-for-profit sector can engage in meaningful and sustainable social impact. Her research interests include human trafficking for forced labour, the recruitment of migrant workers, domestic worker rights and ethical procurement.
She has lived and worked in Nepal and the Netherlands where she explored her passion for child rights and youth participation in peace building. Her more recent work explores the growing nexus between the private sector, traditional CSR and rights holders. She was Co-author of the Tackling Modern Slavery in Supply Chains Guide, a publication by the Walk Free Foundation where she worked as a Project Lead with the Business Engagement team. Laura has conducted social compliance audits in Australia and enjoys engaging with workers and grassroots groups.
She is currently Ethical Sourcing Lead at Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia where she has developed and is implementing the business’s Ethical Sourcing Roadmap.