Costco Wholesale Corp. (Costco), which operates membership warehouses that offer dried and packaged foods, sundries, and fresh foods, ranks 22nd out of 38 companies. It discloses less information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers. The company scores higher than average on the themes of purchasing practices and remedy but lower than average on all other themes. KnowTheChain identified one allegation of forced labor in the company's supply chains. The company did not provide a public response to the allegation nor describe steps it has taken to address the allegation. The company has an opportunity to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of traceability and risk assessment, recruitment, and worker voice.
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Traceability and Risk Assessment