Company Ranking26 out of
Hermès International SCA (Hermès), the third-largest luxury brand in the world,1 ranks 26th out of 37 companies and discloses less information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers. Compared to 2018, Hermès improved its score by seven points because it publicly disclosed a supplier code of conduct that addresses the ILO core labor standards and prohibits the retention of workers’ papers. It also newly discloses that it assesses human rights risks in its supply chains, integrates its supplier code into contracts with suppliers, and offers details of its corrective action process. Hermès scores slightly higher than average on the theme of Purchasing Practices but lower than average across all other themes. It does not disclose the steps it has taken to address the risks of alleged Uyghur forced labor across its supply chain tiers. It is encouraged to improve on the themes of Recruitment, Worker Voice, 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||70 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||25 / 100|
|Training||30 / 100|
|Stakeholder Engagement||0 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||0 / 100|
|Risk Assessment||25 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||25 / 100|
|Supplier Selection||25 / 100|
|Integration into Supplier Contracts||60 / 100|
|Recruitment Approach||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||0 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||0 / 100|
|Rights of Workers in Vulnerable Conditions||15 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Worker Engagement||0 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||0 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||90 / 100|
|Monitoring Disclosure||10 / 100|
|Corrective Action Plans||37.5 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|