Taiwan-based Pou Chen Corp. (Pou Chen) is a sports goods retailer which states that it is the "largest branded athletic and casual footwear manufacturer in the world." Its "main customers" include Adidas, Nike, and Timberland. The company ranks 35th out of 43 companies and discloses significantly less information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers. The company is a Participating Supplier of the Fair Labor Association (FLA) and, in 2018, its social compliance program at its own manufacturing operations was accredited by the FLA. The company is encouraged to extend its social compliance program to its supply chains and to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Commitment & Governance, Purchasing Practices, and Recruitment.
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Traceability and Risk Assessment