Company Ranking22 out of
STMicroelectronics NV (STMicroelectronics), a semiconductor supplier to companies including Amazon and Apple, ranks 22nd out of 49 companies, disclosing about the same amount of information on its forced labor policies and practices as its peers. Its score is based on its slightly higher-than-average performance on the themes Traceability & Risk Assessment, Purchasing Practices, Recruitment, and Worker Voice. KnowTheChain identified one allegation of forced labor in the company’s supply chains. The company discloses that it collaborated with the Responsible Business Alliance to address the allegation and, notably, that salaries for two months had been paid to impacted workers. However, the company does not disclose engagement with affected stakeholders nor further details on remedy outcomes for workers. Additional steps the company could take to address forced labor risks in its supply chains include strengthening its disclosure and practices on the themes of Commitment & Governance, Recruitment, 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||90 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||25 / 100|
|Training||15 / 100|
|Stakeholder Engagement||25 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||37.5 / 100|
|Risk Assessment||50 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||12.5 / 100|
|Supplier Selection||50 / 100|
|Integration into Supplier Contracts||15 / 100|
|Recruitment Approach||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||100 / 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||30 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||10 / 100|
|Monitoring Disclosure||40 / 100|
|Corrective Action Plans||25 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||12.5 / 100|
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