Company Ranking11 out of
Cisco Systems Inc. (Cisco), ranks 11th out of 49 companies, disclosing more information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers on all themes except Purchasing Practices. The company maintained its 2018 score, despite a strengthened methodology that makes it harder to achieve the same score. This is because the company began disclosing a supplier list as well as the outcomes of remedy for supply chain workers, including fee repayments. The company’s score is based on its good performance on the themes of Traceability & Risk Assessment and Monitoring. The company has an opportunity to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Purchasing Practices, Recruitment, and Worker Voice.
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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||90 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||75 / 100|
|Training||30 / 100|
|Stakeholder Engagement||50 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||75 / 100|
|Risk Assessment||75 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||25 / 100|
|Supplier Selection||0 / 100|
|Integration into Supplier Contracts||15 / 100|
|Recruitment Approach||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||100 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||25 / 100|
|Rights of Workers in Vulnerable Conditions||45 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Worker Engagement||12.5 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||30 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||70 / 100|
|Monitoring Disclosure||60 / 100|
|Corrective Action Plans||100 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||50 / 100|