Company Ranking35 out of
Hitachi Ltd. (Hitachi), a supplier to companies such as Amazon and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, ranks 35th out of 60 companies. Since 2020, the company improved on the theme of Traceability & Risk Assessment by disclosing the use of a risk questionnaire designed to focus on forced labour and migrant labour risks at its suppliers. However, the company did not improve across other themes. It performed particularly poorly on the themes of Purchasing Practices and Remedy, scoring zero. As such, the company’s rank dropped by 10 places since 2020. KnowTheChain identified one allegation of forced labour in the company’s supply chains. The company has an opportunity to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Traceability & Risk Assessment, Purchasing Practices, and Remedy.
HOW DO THEY COMPARE?
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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
|Supplier Code of Conduct and Capacity Building||58 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||42 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||0/100|
|Risk Assessment||12 / 100|
|Data on Supply Chain Risks||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||15 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||0 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||10 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||10 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|
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