Company Ranking7 out of
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Ericsson), a Swedish communications equipment company, ranks 7th out of 60 companies. Compared to 2020, the company improved its rank by 2 places. This is because the company began disclosing a strengthened policy on worker-paid recruitment fees, training for second- and third-tier suppliers, and additional remedy outcomes for workers. Ericsson is the highest-scoring European company in the benchmark and the highest-scoring company on the theme of Remedy. The company is encouraged to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Purchasing Practices, 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
|Supplier Code of Conduct and Capacity Building||83 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||75 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||67/100|
|Risk Assessment||50 / 100|
|Data on Supply Chain Risks||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||30 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||25 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||15 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||40 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||100 / 100|