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Plus

  • Supermarkets & grocery
  • Netherlands

  • De Sperwer U.A. is a co-operative supermarket chain that operates across the Netherlands. Its members operate as Plus, under license from Plus Holdings B.V.

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Allegations

Indicators

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Tea Suppliers Disclosed ? The number of supply chain entities (tea plantations and factories) disclosed.
Indicator last reviewed 29-11-2022

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

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

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

BHRRC Project: Tea Supply Chain actions ?

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

View Methodology BHRRC Project: Tea Supply Chain Tracker

Outsourced to Sustainable

Reduction in use of hazardous materials

No reference found

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No

Not linking wages to minimum plucking quantities

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Yes

Procure certified tea

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Yes*

Protection of freedom of association

Outsourced to Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) standards.

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Yes*

Payment of minimum wages

Outsourced to Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) standards

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Yes*

Equal pay for equal work

Outsourced to Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) standards

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Yes*

Severance process and entitlements

No reference found

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Yes*

Maternity leave with pay

Outsourced to Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) standards

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Yes*

Sick leave with pay

Outsourced to Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) standards

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Yes*

Protection against violence & harassment

Outsourced to Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) standards

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Yes*

Access to safe water & sanitation

Outsourced to Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) standards

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Stories with associated response requests ? We sought responses from Plus to the allegations raised in these stories. Find out more about our Company Response Mechanism.

Benchmark rankings

Oxfam Supermarket Scorecard 2020
? The percentage score awarded based on the assessment of 16 global supermarket brands’ policies and practices, scored across four indicators.
9 / 100

Top associated countries

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Company headquarters

Company mentions (Articles, reports, news etc.) in disputed regions

Company headquarters in disputed regions