Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (Murata)
2022 Information & Communications Technology
Company Ranking33 out of
Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (Murata), supplier to companies such as Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung, ranks 33rd out of 60 companies. Since 2020, the company has improved on the themes of Traceability & Risk Assessment and Recruitment, disclosing more information on its process for tracing the smelters and refiners used in its supply chains and working with its supplier to ensure repayments were made to workers. The company’s supplier code also now requires suppliers to establish grievance mechanisms for workers. However, the company did not improve disclosure or performance across other themes. As such, the company’s rank has dropped by 3 places since 2020.2 The company is encouraged to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Traceability & Risk Assessment, Worker Voice, and Remedy.
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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
|Supplier Code of Conduct and Capacity Building||25 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||50 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||33/100|
|Risk Assessment||0 / 100|
|Data on Supply Chain Risks||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||30 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||0 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||10 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||10 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|
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