JBS S.A. (JBS), a Brazilian company that is the leading global meat processor, producing factory processed beef, chicken and pork, ranks 46 out of 60 companies. Compared to 2020, the company does not seem to have taken steps to strengthen its performance and disclosure on forced labour issues within its supply chain. The company no longer discloses details of its risk assessment process or training provided to procurement staff on forced labour risks. The company’s score is based on its poor performance on the themes of Traceability and Risk Assessment, Recruitment, Monitoring and Remedy.
The company also does not disclose any relevant information on its management and accountability of supply chain forced labour risks, nor does it disclose its supply chain tracing efforts.
KnowTheChain identified one additional allegation of forced labor in the company’s supply chains, as a result of which the company reported banning the suppliers involved. However, the company neither discloses engagement with affected stakeholders, nor remedy outcomes for workers.The company is encouraged to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Commitment and Governance, Traceability and Risk Assessment and Monitoring