Company Ranking2 out of
Tesco PLC (Tesco), the UK’s biggest supermarket, ranks 2 out of 60 companies. Since 2020, the company improved on the themes of Traceability & Risk Assessment and Purchasing Practices, disclosing a full first-tier supplier list for own-brand food products, additional sourcing countries for high-risk raw materials, and a commitment to pay the living wage gap to banana producers. However, the company did not improve across other themes. As such, the company’s rank has dropped by one place. Notably, the company is the highest scoring company on the themes of Traceability & Risk Assessment and Monitoring.
KnowTheChain identified one allegation of forced labour in the company’s supply chains. The company describes steps taken by the supplier in question to share learnings from the case. However, the company neither discloses engagement with affected stakeholders or their representatives, nor remedy outcomes for workers. The company has an opportunity to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Purchasing Practices, 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||67 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||75 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||84/100|
|Risk Assessment||75 / 100|
|Data on Supply Chain Risks||34 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||34 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||60 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||50 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||42 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||35 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||60 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||20 / 100|