L Brands Inc. (L Brands), a US-based retailer of women's apparel and lingerie whose brands include Victoria's Secret, ranks 14th out of 43 companies. It discloses more information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers on all themes except Recruitment. Compared to 2016, the company improved its score by six points. The company has improved by disclosing more information on supplier training and stakeholder engagement on forced labor, a supplier list, and an example of its corrective action plan process in practice. Further, it provides some information on assessing forced labor risks and audit outcomes. 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 Recruitment, Worker Voice, and Remedy.
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Commitment and Governance
Traceability and Risk Assessment