Company Ranking51 out of
ZTE Corp. (ZTE), a communications equipment company, ranks 51st out of 60 companies. Since 2020, the company has improved by disclosing a policy prohibiting recruitment fees in its supply chains; however, the company seems to have taken limited steps to improve its performance and disclosure across other themes. The company’s score is based on its disclosure of a supplier code of conduct prohibiting forced labour and information on sourcing countries of minerals in its supply chains. KnowTheChain identified one allegation of forced labour in the company’s supply chains.2 The company is encouraged to improve its performance and disclosure on themes such as Commitment & Governance, Traceability & Risk Assessment, 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||17 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||0 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||33/100|
|Risk Assessment||0 / 100|
|Data on Supply Chain Risks||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||10 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||0 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||0 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||0 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|