Walmart Inc. (Walmart), the world's largest retailer1, ranks sixth out of 38 companies, disclosing more information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers on all themes except traceability and risk assessment. Notably, on the theme of purchasing practices, the company's score is twice as high as that of its peers. Further, the company directly engages with workers in different commodity supply chains. KnowTheChain identified two allegations of forced labor in the company's supply chains. The company provided a public response to one of the allegations but did not disclose outcomes for workers of the remedy process in the case of the allegations. The company has an opportunity to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of traceability and risk assessment, worker voice, and remedy.
6 of 38
OUT OF 100
Commitment and Governance
Traceability and Risk Assessment