Business & Human Rights Resource Centre - Covid Tracker | ICAR

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre - Covid Tracker

The COVID-19 Apparel Tracker monitors global brands’ actions in response to the pandemic, and the impact on workers in their supply chains. It also tracks demands from the labour movement, and recommendations on how to build back better. In addition to the other data collected, the data on purchasing practices was collected on ordinary payment terms and changes to payment terms in response to the pandemic.

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# and type of entity35Brands, Retailers
# of metrics disclosed12
# of data points gathered per entity13
Year of first public disclosure2020
Data collection methodSecondary desk research, Crowd-sourcing
Data verification methodDesk-Based 3rd Party Verification (entity-submitted docs, public sources)
Themes evaluatedFreedom of association / collective bargaining / industrial relations, Purchasing practices, Transparency, Wages
Vehicle for disclosureWebpage, Excel
Cost to accessFree
Intended users of the DisclosureWorkers in factories, Unions, NGOs and civil society, Media, Investors