Wilmar International Ltd. (Wilmar), a Singapore-based agribusiness involved in oils, grains, and sugar, ranks eighth out of 38 companies, disclosing more information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers on all themes except purchasing practices. Compared to 2016, the company improved its score by eight points by disclosing supplier training, collaborations with peer companies to address forced labor, a list of names and addresses of its sugar suppliers, engagement with unions regarding labor rights in its supply chains, and details on its audit process. Notably, Wilmar achieves the highest score on the theme of remedy. KnowTheChain identified one allegation of forced labor in the company's palm oil supply chains. The company discloses a process to respond to grievances and a response to the allegation, and it is the only company in the benchmark that discloses remedy outcomes for workers. The company does not disclose whether the remedy provided is satisfactory to the victims. 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 purchasing practices, recruitment, and worker voice.
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