Company Ranking29 out of
Lam Research Corp. (Lam Research), a supplier to companies such as Intel and Samsung, ranks 29th out of 49 companies and discloses less information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers. Compared to 2018, the company improved its rank by four places. It has improved by joining the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) and adopting the RBA code, which addresses forced labor, as its supplier code of conduct. The company’s code now incorporates the Employer Pays Principle and prohibits the retention of workers’ passports. The company’s score is based on offering some disclosure across all themes. The company 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||60 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||0 / 100|
|Training||30 / 100|
|Stakeholder Engagement||25 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||37.5 / 100|
|Risk Assessment||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||12.5 / 100|
|Supplier Selection||50 / 100|
|Integration into Supplier Contracts||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Approach||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||75 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||0 / 100|
|Rights of Workers in Vulnerable Conditions||30 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Worker Engagement||12.5 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||0 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||10 / 100|
|Monitoring Disclosure||20 / 100|
|Corrective Action Plans||12.5 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|