Ralph Lauren Corp. (Ralph Lauren), a US-based clothing company, ranks 12th 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 12 points. Since 2016, the company has improved by disclosing information on its supply chain workforce and on the number of workers interviewed during audits, requiring suppliers in its first, second, and third tiers to sign its standards, taking steps toward incentivizing suppliers with a strong compliance record, working with suppliers to monitor and audit employment and recruitment agencies, and disclosing remedy outcomes for workers. Notably, the company is among those achieving the highest score on the theme of Monitoring. 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