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Forced labour, lack of living wages and restrictions to freedom of association are just some issues that persist within the industry and its supply chain. As one of the world’s largest industries by revenue, employing over eight million people, the automotive industry can play a substantial role in the mission to achieve the SDGs.

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Assessment Note

For the automotive sector the full CHRB methodology was applied. This allowed us to assess these companies’ existing disclosures and present an initial picture of the situation.

Note: Volkswagon's score was adjusted after appeal.

Measurement theme Score

Governance and policy commitments

1.5 /10

Embedding respect and human rights due diligence

5.9 /25

Remedies and grievance mechanisms

3.8 /15

Performance: Practices

3.5 /20

Performance: Responses

4.4 /20


3.6 /10

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