Walk Free+MSA Performance Indicators+Mars Inc.+2020

2020
Mars Inc.
Walk Free
Question
Does the modern slavery statement define the performance indicators against which the company measures the effectiveness of its actions to combat slavery and trafficking? E.g. number of audits done, number of employee training provided
Answer
2-Year Record:
updated about 2 months ago by Gabby
Comments

pg. 5

"To govern the global application and implementation of our policies, our Human Rights Steering Committee meets regularly to review our progress, challenges and opportunities. Executive oversight supports this governance and continued assessment of plans and performance. Our Board of Directors is informed annually of our human rights plans and performance. Our policies include a focus on the elimination of forced labor as a critical component of our overall human rights approach."

pg. 10

"In 2018, we achieved a major milestone in the Responsible Workplace program – reaching 100% of our manufacturing sites, including evaluation of forced labor risks."

pg. 11

"We conducted new assessments at 48 manufacturing sites across 17 countries in 2020, using a remote approach to continue due diligence even when COVID-19 restricted on-site access. "

"In 2020, we identified specific improvements that 11 different labor and service providers took to better respect human rights, including coming into compliance with labor laws regarding working hours, rest days and leave."

pg. 13

"Hundreds of suppliers have now completed EcoVadis, the third party-validated assessment of their sustainability performance that enables them to take targeted actions to improve."

pg. 17

"We are encouraged by the effectiveness of port-side fisherman centers we have supported since 2019, implemented by the nonprofit organization Stella Maris. Stella Maris has connected more than 11,000 people – primarily migrant workers - to legal, education and medical support between 2019 and 2020, and we are exploring how we can deepen the impact of this work moving forward. "

pg. 20

"our Next Generation Supplier program incorporates worker voice to understand changes in worker sentiment over time, and our programs in extended supply chains are beginning to incorporate the same approach"

 

Manali Rana.....2022-05-09 11:17:45 UTC

Using our performance metrics to better understand

the impact of our human rights work across programs

and materials.22

Gabby.....2022-06-28 03:00:15 UTC