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# and type of entity266 Brands, Retailers, Suppliers
Region Global
# of metrics disclosed80
# of data points gathered per entity80
Year of first public disclosure2012
Data collection method Secondary desk research
Data verification methodThird party verification
Themes evaluated Child labor , Employment policy and promotion , Employment security , Forced labor , Freedom of association collective bargaining and industrial relations , Labor administration and inspection , Non-discrimination harassment and equality , Occupational health and safety , Regulatory framework and enforcement , Transparency , Tripartite consultation , Vocational guidance and training , Wages , Working time
Vehicle for disclosurePDF
Cost to access10K-200K EUR per year/ entity depending on the type of client, the product suit, coverage and intended use of the products
Intended users of the DisclosureGovernments, Investors