Company Ranking36 out of
Canon Inc. (Canon), a supplier to companies including HP and Samsung, ranks 36th out of 49 companies and discloses less information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers. Since 2018, the company has improved by disclosing that it has joined the Responsible Business Alliance and integrated a requirement for the standards in its Supplier CSR Guidelines (which prohibit forced labor) to be cascaded to the next tier of suppliers. The company’s score is based on its disclosure on the themes of Commitment and Governance, Traceability and Risk Assessment, and Purchasing Practices. Compared to 2018, the company’s overall score decreased by two points, as it did not improve across themes. The company is encouraged to improve its performance and disclosure, in particular 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 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
|Commitment||100 / 100|
|Supplier Code of Conduct||60 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||25 / 100|
|Training||0 / 100|
|Stakeholder Engagement||25 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||50 / 100|
|Risk Assessment||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||12.5 / 100|
|Supplier Selection||50 / 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|