Company Ranking16 out of
Corning Inc. (Corning), a supplier to companies such as Apple and Samsung, ranks 16th out of 49 companies, disclosing more information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers. Compared to 2018, the company’s score improved by 31 points as it disclosed a supplier code of conduct prohibiting worker-paid recruitment fees and passport retention, training for suppliers on forced labor, responsible purchasing practices, and a supplier selection process. Further, it now requires labor agencies used by its suppliers to conduct due diligence against its policies on forced labor, and it discloses an audit and corrective action process that covers forced labor. Notably, the company is one of only two companies to disclose multiple data points that demonstrate the purchasing practices it has in place. It is encouraged to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Commitment & Governance, Traceability & Risk Assessment, 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||100 / 100|
|Training||45 / 100|
|Stakeholder Engagement||0 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||50 / 100|
|Risk Assessment||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||62.5 / 100|
|Supplier Selection||50 / 100|
|Integration into Supplier Contracts||45 / 100|
|Recruitment Approach||15 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||75 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||25 / 100|
|Rights of Workers in Vulnerable Conditions||15 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Worker Engagement||0 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||20 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||50 / 100|
|Monitoring Disclosure||20 / 100|
|Corrective Action Plans||75 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|