Company Ranking40 out of
Broadcom Inc. (Broadcom), a semiconductor supplier to companies such as Apple, Cisco, Dell, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, discloses significantly less information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers. Compared to 2018, the company’s score increased by four points by reinstating the following: a commitment to addressing forced labor, staff training on forced labor, a grievance mechanism, and supplier audits. However, it still scores significantly lower than it did in 2016 when it had stronger disclosure and practices in place. The company’s score is mostly based on its performance on the themes of Commitment and Governance and Traceability and Risk Assessment. The company is encouraged to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Commitment and Governance, Recruitment, 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 labor from their supply chains. There are a total of 22 indicators accross the seven themes. For each themes, a company can score a total of 100 points.
Commitment and Governance
|Commitment||100 / 100|
|Supplier Code of Conduct||50 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||0 / 100|
|Training||15 / 100|
|Stakeholder Engagement||0 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||37.5 / 100|
|Risk Assessment||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||12.5 / 100|
|Supplier Selection||0 / 100|
|Integration into Supplier Contracts||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Approach||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||0 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||0 / 100|
|Rights of Workers in Vulnerable Conditions||0 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Worker Engagement||0 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||20 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||10 / 100|
|Monitoring Disclosure||0 / 100|
|Corrective Action Plans||0 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|