Company Ranking38 out of
Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd. (Suntory), a Japanese company whose products include teas, fruit juices, and health foods, ranks 38th out of 43 companies, disclosing significantly less information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers. Since 2018, the company does not seem to have taken additional steps to strengthen its performance and disclosure. As the benchmark methodology requires companies to keep up with evolving stakeholder expectations and emerging good practices, the company’s score has decreased by three points. Its score is based on its disclosure on the theme of Commitment & Governance. The company is encouraged to improve on the themes of Traceability & Risk Assessment, Recruitment, 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
|Commitment||100 / 100|
|Supplier Code of Conduct||50 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||25 / 100|
|Training||0 / 100|
|Stakeholder Engagement||50 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||0 / 100|
|Risk Assessment||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||12.5 / 100|
|Supplier Selection||0 / 100|
|Integration into Supplier Contracts||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Approach||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||0 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||0 / 100|
|Rights of Workers in Vulnerable Conditions||0 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Worker Engagement||0 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||10 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||0 / 100|
|Monitoring Disclosure||0 / 100|
|Corrective Action Plans||0 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|