Company Ranking17 out of
Associated British Foods plc (ABF), a food and ingredients company headquartered in the UK ranks 17 out of 60 companies. The company’s score is based on stronger performance across the themes of Commitment and Governance, Recruitment and Monitoring, although many of these improvements relate to actions of subsidiary companies. The company disclosed strong responsible recruitment practices and worker-driven monitoring at a subsidiary level. The company performed poorly on the themes of Worker Voice, Remedy and Purchasing Practices. It did not disclose any information on how it engages with unions to support freedom of association in its supply chain, or that it engages in responsible purchasing practices.
The company is encouraged to adopt responsible practices of subsidiaries at the corporate level and improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Worker Voice and Remedy.
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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||59 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||42 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||17/100|
|Risk Assessment||38 / 100|
|Data on Supply Chain Risks||17 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||0 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||50 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||10 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||35 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|