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Woolworths Limited (Woolworths), Australia’s biggest supermarket retailer, ranks first out of 60 companies. Compared to 2020, the company improved its rank by five places. This is because the company began disclosing a strong level of detail on forced labour risks identified across its supply chains, strengthened its supply chain policies to align with the Employer Pays Principle, as well as disclosing information on how it is ensuring the implementation of this policy and tracing labour providers used in its Australian horticulture supply chains. It disclosed multiple remedy outcomes for workers in its supply chains, including the remediation of worker-paid recruitment fees. The company also disclosed a Collaboration Protocol and Memorandum of Understanding with unions in Australia focused on its horticultural supply chains. Notably, the company has the highest score on the theme of Recruitment. 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||67 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||84 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||34/100|
|Risk Assessment||100 / 100|
|Data on Supply Chain Risks||34 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||68 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||100 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||34 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||20 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||50 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||80 / 100|