Company Ranking30 out of
Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (Murata Manufacturing), a supplier to companies such as Amazon and Apple, ranks 30th out of 49 companies and discloses less information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers. Since 2018, the company has improved by disclosing that it has adopted the Responsible Business Alliance’s code as its supplier code. The code prohibits worker-paid recruitment fees and passport retention and requires that employment agreements be in supply chain workers’ native languages. Compared to 2018, the company’s score decreased by one point, as the company did not improve its performance and disclosure across themes. The company’s score is based on providing some disclosure on themes other than Traceability & Risk Assessment. The company has an opportunity to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Traceability & Risk Assessment, Purchasing Practices, 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||50 / 100|
|Training||15 / 100|
|Stakeholder Engagement||25 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||0 / 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||0 / 100|
|Corrective Action Plans||37.5 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|