Company Ranking35 out of
Loblaw Companies Ltd. (Loblaw), Canada’s biggest food retailer, ranks 35th out of 43 companies and discloses less information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers. Since 2018, the company does not seem to have taken additional steps to strengthen its performance and disclosure. As the benchmark methodology requires companies to keep up with evolving stakeholder expectations and emerging good practices, the company’s score has decreased by six points. The company’s score is based on its disclosure of a supplier code of conduct that prohibits forced labor, some information on board-level oversight of its policies, supply chain traceability and the use of certifications for some commodities, and supplier monitoring. The company is encouraged to improve 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||50 / 100|
|Supplier Code of Conduct||50 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||25 / 100|
|Training||0 / 100|
|Stakeholder Engagement||0 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||12.5 / 100|
|Risk Assessment||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||12.5 / 100|
|Supplier Selection||0 / 100|
|Integration into Supplier Contracts||15 / 100|
|Recruitment Approach||15 / 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||12.5 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||0 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||20 / 100|
|Monitoring Disclosure||0 / 100|
|Corrective Action Plans||12.5 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|