Company Ranking11 out of
Western Digital Corp. (Western Digital), a supplier to companies including Cisco, HP and Microsoft, ranks 11th out of 60 companies. Compared to 2020, the company improved its score by 19 points. This is because the company began disclosing information on its internal teams responsible for implementing its supplier code of conduct; supplier training on forced labour for suppliers in Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand; mapping the labour sources of suppliers in Malaysia and Thailand who use migrant workers; responsible hiring workshops for suppliers; a human rights impact assessment; and USD 5.5 million fee repayment to supply chain workers. The company has an opportunity to improve its performance and disclosure on the themes of Traceability & Risk Assessment, Purchasing Practices, 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||75 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||67 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||67/100|
|Risk Assessment||31 / 100|
|Data on Supply Chain Risks||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||30 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||50 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||15 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||35 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||40 / 100|