Company Ranking19 out of
Texas Instruments Inc. (Texas Instruments), a supplier to companies such as Apple and Intel, ranks 19th out of 49 companies, disclosing about the same amount of information on its forced labor policies and practices as its peers. Since 2018, the company has improved by disclosing an annual risk assessment on its supply chains (including forced labor) and a program for incentivizing good labor practices by its suppliers. Compared to 2018, the company’s rank decreased by six places, as the company did not improve its performance and disclosure across themes. KnowTheChain identified one allegation of forced labor in the company’s supply chains. The company does not disclose engagement with affected stakeholders nor remedy outcomes for workers. 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
|Commitment||100 / 100|
|Supplier Code of Conduct||90 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||50 / 100|
|Training||45 / 100|
|Stakeholder Engagement||25 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||37.5 / 100|
|Risk Assessment||75 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||25 / 100|
|Supplier Selection||0 / 100|
|Integration into Supplier Contracts||15 / 100|
|Recruitment Approach||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||75 / 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||20 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||30 / 100|
|Monitoring Disclosure||0 / 100|
|Corrective Action Plans||75 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|