Mondelēz International, Inc (Mondelēz), a US multinational confectionery, food, beverage and snack food company ranks 16 out of 60 companies. Compared to 2020, the company began disclosing information on its supply chain tracing, responsible purchasing practices and engagement with unions. However, the company did not improve across other themes. The company performed particularly poorly on the themes of responsible recruitment, worker voice, monitoring and remedy.
The company’s score is based on its stronger performance on the themes of Traceability & Risk Assessment and notably scores among the highest on the themes of Purchasing Practices, describing how it has adopted responsible purchasing practices in the first tier of its supply chains, and providing one data point demonstrating that it has responsible purchasing practices in place that address the risk of forced labour.
KnowTheChain identified two additional allegations of forced labor in the company’s supply chains. The company states that it “reject[s] bad labour practices” however, 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 Responsible Recruitment, Worker Voice and Remedy.