Does Not Have Suppliers with Abusive Conditions

Does the company buy from suppliers who subject their employees to abusive conditions? According to our 2015 Survey at least 94% of respondents said that forced labor, child labor, and generally abusive conditions were all important to measuring JUST supply chain impact.

METRICS

Commitment to Supply Chain Policy & Practices

Description: Commitment to supply chain policy and practices, comprising assessments of whether the company:

  1. has a policy to improve employee health & safety in its supply chain;
  2. trains its executives or key employees on employee health & safety in the supply chain;
  3. has implemented any initiatives to ensure the protection of the rights of all people it works with. "N" indicates that the company has not explicitly disclosed any such efforts in its most recent Annual or Company Responsibility reports;
  4. has implemented any initiatives to reduce the social risks in its supply chain. Social risks might include poor working conditions, the use of child or forced labor, lack of a living, fair or minimum wage etc. "N" indicates that the company has not explicitly disclosed any such efforts in its most recent Annual or Company Responsibility reports; and
  5. has implemented any initiatives to ensure the prevention of child labor in all parts of its business.  "N" indicates that the company has not explicitly disclosed any such efforts in its most recent annual or company responsibility reports.

Each of these five data points awarded a value of 2 if TRUE and summed.

Data Source(s): 

  1. ASSET4
  2. ASSET4
  3. Bloomberg
  4. Bloomberg
  5. Bloomberg

Metric Type: Management
Geography: Global
Unit of Measurement: Score (0-10)

Controversies in Human Rights in Supply Chain

Description: Number of severe and very severe cases (major scandals or systematic risk incidents) in influential and highly influential news sources occurring globally over the past three years that pertain to human rights abuses.

Data Source(s): RepRisk
Metric Type: Controversy
Geography: Global
Unit of Measurement: Number