PVH Corp. (PVH), a US-based apparel company whose brands include Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, ranks sixth out of 43 companies, disclosing more information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers across all themes. Compared to 2016, the company improved its rank from seventh to sixth. Since 2016, the company has improved by disclosing its supplier guidelines (which include provisions regarding recruitment fees and migrant workers), joining the Responsible Labor Initiative (a multi-industry initiative promoting the rights of workers vulnerable to forced labor), launching a program on responsible purchasing practices, and expanding its audit program to include second-tier suppliers. Notably, the company achieves the second-highest score on the theme of Purchasing Practices. 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 & Risk Assessment, Recruitment, and Worker Voice.
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Commitment and Governance
Traceability and Risk Assessment