Company Ranking4 out of
Apple Inc. (Apple), the world’s largest tech company, ranks 4th out of 60 companies. Compared to 2020, the company maintained its rank. This is because the company began disclosing stronger detail on comprehensive recruitment fee prevention across supply chain contexts, as well as information on labour agencies used in its supply chains. Notably, the company has the highest score on the theme of Recruitment. KnowTheChain identified two allegations of forced labour in the company’s supply chains. The company has an opportunity to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Purchasing Practices, Worker Voice, and Remedy.
HOW DO THEY COMPARE?
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THEME & indicator score
The benchmark methodology has seven themes, selected to capture the key areas where companies need to take action to eradicate forced labour from their supply chains. The themes are comprised of a total of 12 key indicators. For each indicator, a company can score a total of 100 points.
Commitment and Governance
|Supplier Code of Conduct and Capacity Building||58 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||92 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||83/100|
|Risk Assessment||81 / 100|
|Data on Supply Chain Risks||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||87 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||100 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||17 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||45 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||45 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||20 / 100|
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