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Company Response

6 Apr 2022

Tesco's Response

...The claims are disturbing and we have requested further information from AFWA to investigate the allegations made...

Amongst our human rights priorities is a key belief that women should be fairly represented in management in all workplaces, including our own business and throughout our supply chain. In October 2021, we announced that we are working with our suppliers to ensure that at least 30% of supervisory and management roles are occupied by women by the end of 2025. We have shared the well documented benefits gender representation leads to, including increased wellbeing of workforces.

Tesco has fourteen active supplier partners across Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Haryana as published on our website here. Once the requested information is received, we will thoroughly investigate and support our supplier partners with remediation action plans where needed.

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