General Mills, Inc.

NYSE : GIS
2018 Food & Beverage

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Company Ranking

14 out of
38 Companies

Company Score

35 Out of 100

SUMMARY



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SCORE HISTORY

2020

28 out of 100

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2018

35 out of 100

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2016

37 out of 100

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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.


62 Out of 100

Commitment and Governance

This theme evaluates a company's commitment to addressing forced labor, whether it discloses supply chain standards, and to what extent it has management processes and board oversight, training programs, and engagement with stakeholders on forced labor in place.

Commitment 100 / 100
Supply Chain Standards 60 / 100
Management and Accountability 75 / 100
Training 50 / 100
Stakeholder Engagement 25 / 100

50 Out of 100

Traceability and Risk Assessment

This theme measures the extent to which a company demonstrates an understanding of its suppliers and their workforce by disclosing relevant information (such as supplier names or sourcing countries) and assesses and discloses forced labor risks across its supply chains.

Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency 50 / 100
Risk Assessment 50 / 100

45 Out of 100

Purchasing Practices

This theme assesses to what extent a company adopts responsible purchasing practices (such as providing price premiums and procurement incentives) and integrates supply chain standards into supplier selection and supplier contracts, and whether it cascades them down the supply chain.

Purchasing Practices 30 / 100
Supplier Selection 50 / 100
Integration into Supplier Contracts 50 / 100
Cascading Standards Through the Supply Chain 50 / 100
19 Out of 100

Recruitment

Recruitment Approach 0 / 100
Recruitment Fees 25 / 100
Monitoring and Ethical Recruitment 0 / 100
Migrant Worker Rights 50 / 100
23 Out of 100

Worker Voice

This theme measures the extent to which a company engages with workers in its supply chains, enables freedom of association, and ensures access to effective and trusted grievance mechanisms.

Communication of Policies 50 / 100
Worker Voice 0 / 100
Freedom of Association 0 / 100
Grievance Mechanism 40 / 100

10 Out of 100

Monitoring

This theme evaluates a company's process for auditing suppliers (including whether audits include non-scheduled visits, review relevant documents such as wage slips or contracts, interview workers, and audit lower-tier suppliers) and providing disclosure on the outcomes of supplier audits.

Auditing Process 20 / 100
Auditing Disclosure / 100

38 Out of 100

Remedy

This theme measures the extent to which a company has corrective action plan processes for non-compliant suppliers and ensures remedy is provided to workers in its supply chains who are victims of forced labor. Publicly available allegations of forced labor in a company's supply chains that occurred in the past three years, and how a company has responded to and addressed those allegations, are also assessed as part of this theme.

Corrective Action Plans 50 / 100
Remedy Programs and Response to Allegations 25 / 100

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