Company Ranking18 out of
Walmart Inc. (Walmart), the world’s largest company, ranks 18th out of 60 companies. Since 2020, the company improved on the theme of Recruitment, disclosing that through its partnership with the International Organisation for Migration, training has been delivered to 100 facilities in Thailand and Malaysia on managing the risks of migrant worker exploitation and over 90 recruiters on ethical recruitment in 7 countries. It also reports that in 2022 it launched a supplier responsible recruitment initiative that invites suppliers to “adopt and report on practices related to recruiting, worker engagement, and transparency that experts believe will facilitate responsible recruitment.” However, the company did not disclose improvements across other themes. The company performed particularly poorly on the themes of Purchasing Practices and Remedy. As such, its rank has dropped 6 places since 2020. 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||58 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||58 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||0/100|
|Risk Assessment||50 / 100|
|Data on Supply Chain Risks||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||15 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||50 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||35 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||30 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||10 / 100|