Ralph Lauren Corp.

NYSE : RL
2016 Apparel & Footwear

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Company Score

46 Out of 100

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SCORE HISTORY

2016

46 out of 100

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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 labor from their supply chains. There are a total of 22 indicators accross the seven themes. For each themes, a company can score a total of 100 points.


61 Out of 100

Commitment and Governance

The company's top-level commitments on forced labor, supply chain standards, management processes, training programs and stakeholder engagement.

Awareness and Commitment 50 / 100
Supply Chain Standards 80 / 100
Management and Accountability 100 / 100
Training 50 / 100
Stakeholder Engagement 25 / 100

50 Out of 100

Traceability and Risk Assessment

The extent to which the company traces its supply chain and conducts forced labor risk assessments, and discloses information about these processes.

Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency / 100
Transparency / 100

44 Out of 100

Purchasing Practices

The company's awareness and action on purchasing practices that can exacerbate forced labor risks, and its process for selecting suppliers, integrating standards into contracts and cascading them down the supply chain.

Purchasing Practices 25 / 100
Supplier Selection 50 / 100
Integration into Supplier Contracts 50 / 100
Cascading Standards Through the Supply Chain 50 / 100
25 Out of 100

Recruitment

Recruitment Approach 25 / 100
Recruitment Fees 50 / 100
Recruitment Audits 0 / 100
28 Out of 100

Worker Voice

The extent to which the company proactively communicates with workers through the supply chain, enables freedom of association and ensures access to effective and trusted grievance mechanisms.

Communication of Policies 50 / 100
Worker Voice 0 / 100
Worker Empowerment 0 / 100
Grievance Mechanism 60 / 100

50 Out of 100

Monitoring

The company's process for auditing (including whether it includes non-scheduled visits, document review, worker interviews) and disclosure about the audit process and findings.

Auditing Process 100 / 100
Auditing Disclosure 0 / 100

63 Out of 100

Remedy

The extent to which the company has corrective action plans for non-compliant factories, as well as processes for remedying workers who are victims of forced labor, and reports on remedies provided.

Corrective Action Plans 100 / 100
Remedy Programs 25 / 100

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