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Lidl

  • Retail
  • Germany

  • Lidl Stiftung & Co. KG is a privately owned company that owns and operates supermarket retail stores globally.

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Indicators

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Global Apparel Facilities on OAR ? Global apparel facilities on Open Apparel Registry

Global Framework Agreement ? Company has signed a Global Framework Agreement, negotiated on a global level with a trade union.

Living Wage in Supply Chains ? Fashion Checker found no public evidence that the company’s suppliers are paying workers a living wage.

Transparency Pledge ? Company has fully aligned or committed to aligning with the Transparency Pledge standard, by publicly disclosing information about their supplier factories.

ETP Member ? Is this company a listed member of the Ethical Tea Partnership.

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Tea Suppliers Disclosed ? The number of supply chain entities (tea plantations and factories) disclosed.

IDH Living Wage Commitment ? Has this company joined the sustainable trade initiative’s living wage call to action.

ETI Member ? Is this company a listed member of the Ethical Trading Initiative.

COVID-19 actions ?

Information in this section obtained through company survey responses and public statements. Implementation of actions not verified by suppliers or workers.

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Payment terms prior to pandemic

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Extended payment times

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Requested retroactive discounts

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Endorsed ILO Call to Action

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Recorded profits since the pandemic

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Pandemic policy on price reductions

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Pandemic policy on discriminatory dismissals

Covered in pre-existing policy

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Monitoring wage & severance payment

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Paying for all in-production & completed orders

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Supporting suppliers to access finance

Lidl business partners are supporting some suppliers with letters of credit

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Benchmark rankings

Fashion Transparency Index 2021
? A review of the biggest global fashion brands and retailers ranked according to how much they disclose about their social and environmental policies, practices and impacts. These scores have been rounded to one decimal place.
68 / 250
Fashion Transparency Index 2020
? A review of the biggest global fashion brands and retailers ranked according to how much they disclose about their social and environmental policies, practices and impacts.
67 / 250
Fashion Transparency Index 2019
? A review of the some of the world's biggest global fashion brands and retailers ranked according to how much they disclose about their social and environmental policies, practices and impacts.
47.5 / 250
Oxfam Supermarket Scorecard 2020
? The percentage score awarded based on the assessment of 16 global supermarket brands’ policies and practices, scored across four indicators.
32 / 100

Top associated countries

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