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Tesco

From the Resource Centre ? This section is a non-exhaustive snapshot of company behaviour recorded by the Resource Centre. We record allegations of abuse, seek company responses, profile lawsuits, and record attacks against Defenders working on business issues.

Indicators

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

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

0

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

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

287

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

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.

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

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 Tea Supply Chain Tracker

Yes*

Protection of freedom of association

Outsourced to ETI base code

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Yes*

Payment of minimum wages

Outsourced to ETI base code

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Yes*

Equal pay for equal work

Outsourced to ETI base code

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No

Severance process and entitlements

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No

Maternity leave with pay

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No

Sick leave with pay

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Yes*

Protection against violence & harassment

Outsourced to ETI base code

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Yes*

Access to safe water & sanitation

Outsourced to ETI base code

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Yes*

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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Selected sourcing Countries

  • Sri Lanka

  • Pakistan

  • Myanmar

  • Vietnam

  • India

  • Cambodia

  • China

  • Bangladesh

  • Kenya

  • Malawi

  • Uganda

  • Tanzania

Benchmark rankings

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.
108.5 / 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.
98 / 250
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.
83.8 / 250
KnowTheChain Food & Beverage 2020
? KnowTheChain is a resource for companies and investors to understand and address forced labour risks within their global supply chains.
65 / 100
Oxfam Supermarket Scorecard 2020
? The percentage score awarded based on the assessment of 16 global supermarket brands’ policies and practices, scored across four indicators.
46 / 100
CHRB 2019
? The 2019 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark assesses 200 of the largest publicly traded companies in the world on a set of human rights indicators.
42.1 / 100
CHRB 2018
? The 2018 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark assessed 100 of the largest publicly traded companies in the world on a set of human rights indicators.
34.1 / 100

Top associated countries

Tesco has been referenced in news articles and reports on our website.

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Company headquarters

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Company headquarters in disputed regions

*  Stock Market Data Provided by IEX Cloud. Last updated May 20, 2022, 8 p.m.