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2018 Food & Beverage

Tesco plc (LSE:TSCO)

Tesco plc (Tesco), a food retailer which is largest supermarket chain in the United Kingdom and also operated throughout Europe and in Asia, ranks fourth out of 38 companies, disclosing more information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers across all themes. Notably, the company has achieved the second highest score on the theme of worker voice. The company has a number of leading practices in place, which include risk assessment, supplier training, and auditing of lower-tier suppliers. KnowTheChain identified one allegation of forced labor in the company's supply chain. Tesco's response, issued by the British Retail Consortium on behalf of retailers including Tesco, outlines steps the company has undertaken to improve supplier practices but does not disclose concrete remedy outcomes for workers. Additional steps the company could take to address forced labor risks in its supply chains include strengthening its disclosure and practices on the themes of traceability, recruitment, remedy.

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OUT OF 100

2018

  • Commitment and Governance

    91

  • Traceability and Risk Assessment

    63

  • Purchasing Practices

    53

  • Recruitment

    48

  • Worker Voice

    64

  • Monitoring

    60

  • Remedy

    44