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  • Overall approach
    6/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      4/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Zero-deforestation
      4/6
      "Campbell is committed to the elimination of deforestation from our supply chain"
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1/1
      If Other Initiative, specify::

      Which initiatives?: UN Global Compact
      CampbellSoup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntarycorporate citizenship initiative.
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      "Purchased palm oil will not contribute to the loss of High Conservation Values Areas (HCVA), as defined by the HCVA Resource Network."
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      0/1
      Business risk
      No
      0/1
      Does the company recognise the risk as financial, operational, competition, reputational, or other? Please detail.:
    • High-level management of deforestion
      0/1
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
  • Commodity score
    29/84
    • Palm oil
      52/84
      • Commitment Strength
        25/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          10/12
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            Which certification schemes are used?: RSPO
            "Campbell is committed to improving the sustainability of palm oil and continues to support the responsible sourcing of palm oil through our goal to responsibly source Campbell’s priority raw materials by 2025. In FY 2018, 100% of the palm oil used in Campbell products was sourced through a Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain or RSPO Mass Balance mixed source supply chain. All of our RSPO palm in FY 2018 was from physical supply chains; we did not purchase any PalmTrace Certificates. In addition, we are members of the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the collective actions of the members is focused on supporting the CGF’s resolution to achieve zero net deforestation by 2020." [...] "Campbell’s suppliers are expected to verify that the palm oil they supply: Is derived from plantations and farms that operate in compliance with laws and regulations a. Adheres to all relevant local, regional, and national laws as well as the RSPO standard or equivalent certification"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "These guidelines and all supplier requirements apply to all production scales." "Campbell is committed to improving the sustainability of palm oil and continues to support the responsible sourcing of palm oil through our goal to responsibly source Campbell’s priority raw materials by 2025. In FY 2018, 100% of the palm oil used in Campbell products was sourced through a Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain or RSPO Mass Balance mixed source supply chain. All of our RSPO palm in FY 2018 was from physical supply chains; we did not purchase any PalmTrace Certificates." [...] "Goal to: Purchase 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified palm oil by the end of FY2021"
          • Target date
            2021
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2021
            1.2/1.3
            "Goal to: Purchase 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified palm oil by the end of FY2021"
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: 2020
            "Goal to: Purchase 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified palm oil by the end of FY2021"
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          7/8
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: HCS; Peat
            "Campbell’s suppliers are expected to verify that the palm oil they supply: Does not come from areas cleared of natural forest; Has not led to deforestation, degradation, or destruction of wildlife habitats; Has not contributed to the loss of high conservation value areas (HCVA); Has not contributed to the loss of forest areas of high carbon valued; Progressively reduces greenhouse gas emissions on current plantations; Protects peat lands; Does not create new developments on peat areas; Applies best practices for existing plantations on peat; Works with experts and relevant stakeholders to explore potential opportunities for peat restoration when feasible"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "These guidelines and all supplier requirements apply to all production scales, from smallholder production to large estate operations [...] Campbell’s suppliers are expected to verify that the palm oil they supply: Does not come from areas cleared of natural forest; Has not led to deforestation, degradation, or destruction of wildlife habitats; Has not contributed to the loss of high conservation value areas (HCVA); Has not contributed to the loss of forest areas of high carbon valued; Progressively reduces greenhouse gas emissions on current plantations; Protects peat lands; Does not create new developments on peat areas; Applies best practices for existing plantations on peat; Works with experts and relevant stakeholders to explore potential opportunities for peat restoration when feasible"
          • Target date
            2021
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2021
            1.2/1.3
            What actions or steps are identified for time-bound implementation?: Integrating a newly-acquired subsidiary - Snyder's-Lance - into its sustainable sourcing policy in order to convert its supply to 100% certified palm oil
            "GOAL: Purchase 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified palm oil by the end of FY2021" "In FY 2019, 100% of the palm oil used in Campbell legacy brands continued to be sourced through a Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Mass Balance mixed source supply chain as it has been since 2016. All of our RSPO palm in FY 2019 was from physical supply chains; we did not purchase any PalmTrace Certificates. In FY 2019, Campbell divested the Arnott’s and Kelsen brands and completed the acquisition of the Snyder’s-Lance portfolio of brands. We are committed to integrating Snyder’s-Lance’s sourcing into our certified sustainable supply and areworking on converting 100% of that supply to certified palm oil by the end of FY 2021."
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          8/8
          • Commitment details
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            "Our Commitments: Strive to identify full traceability of palm oil to the mill and to the plantation by 2020"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "Our Commitments: Strive to identify full traceability of palm oil to the mill and to the plantation by 2020"
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            What actions or steps are identified for time-bound implementation?: None given
            "Our Commitments: Strive to identify full traceability of palm oil to the mill and to the plantation by 2020"
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: Current
            Target date is current (see 3.2)
      • Social Considerations
        7/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Contained within the Responsible sourcing supplier code - "This code applies to all of Campbell Soup Company's direct and indirect suppliers, brokers, co-manufacturers/co-packers, re-packers, special packers, warehouses, distributors and licensees in all categories, including their parent, subsidiary or affiliate entities" [...]"These guidelines follow many of the expectations outlined in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the Core Conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the 10 Principles of the United Nations Global Compact. This Code is an extension of our Supply Base Requirements and Expectations Manual and is the foundation of our Responsible Sourcing Program. "
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "Supplier shall ensure fair and equal treatment of all employees. Supplier shall not discriminate on the grounds of criteria such as race, color, caste, religion, gender, age, physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, union membership or maternity."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests/developments/expansions
          2/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests/developments/expansions
          2/4
          "Campbell’s suppliers are expected to verify that the palm oil they supply:[...] Respects the free prior and informed consent of indigenous and local communities concerning activities on their customary lands where plantations have been developed or are planned for development"
      • Reporting and Implementation
        20/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          6/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Progress is reported both in the yearly CSR report, in a specific palm oil report and through RSPO reporting - ""Campbell is committed to improving the sustainability of palm oil and continues to support the responsible sourcing of palm oil through our goal to responsibly source Campbell’s priority raw materials by 2025. In FY 2018, 100% of the palm oil used in Campbell products was sourced through a Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain or RSPO Mass Balance mixed source supply chain. All of our RSPO palm in FY 2018 was from physical supply chains; we did not purchase any PalmTrace Certificates." [...] "Goal to: Purchase 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified palm oil by the end of FY2021"
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            2/2
            Does the company report on the degree of compliance/progress with commitments, disaggregated by relevant factors such as origin or supply chain stage?: Yes
            Publishes "GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL PROGRESS REPORT" in August every year. The most recent report (August 2019) states that "In FY 2019, 100% of the palm oil used in Campbell legacy brands continued to be sourced through a Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Mass Balance mixed source supply chain as it has been since 2016. All of our RSPO palm in FY 2019 was from physical supply chains; we did not purchase any PalmTrace Certificates. In FY 2019, Campbell divested the Arnott’s and Kelsen brands and completed the acquisition of the Snyder’s-Lance portfolio of brands. We are committed to integrating Snyder’s-Lance’s sourcing into our certified sustainable supply and are working on converting 100% of that supply to certified palm oil by the end of FY 2021."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            Does the company report on the degree of compliance/progress with commitments, disaggregated by relevant factors such as origin or supply chain stage?: Yes
            2019 Progress Report displays a graph showing "Traceability of Certified Supply": for the mill level, 99% is traceable, and for the plantation level, 35% is traceable. The report also reports progress for certain key suppliers: Cargill - "100% traceability to mill and 48% traceability to plantation as of Q4 2019; Owned plantations and mills in Indonesia are fully traceable." Bunge - "100% traceability to the mill; 39% traceability to plantation." AAK - "100% of palm oil, palm, kernel oil and derivatives are traceable to mill; 44% traceability to plantation." ADM - "100% of palm oil istraceable to mill as of Q3 2019; 15% of palm oil traceable to plantation."
        • Reporting is independently verified
          3/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: RSPO
            Progress is reported both in the yearly CSR report, in a specific palm oil report and through RSPO reporting - "Goal to: Purchase 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified palm oil by the end of FY2021"
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Publishes "GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL PROGRESS REPORT" in August every year. The most recent report (August 2019) states that "In FY 2019, 100% of the palm oil used in Campbell legacy brands continued to be sourced through a Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Mass Balance mixed source supply chain as it has been since 2016. All of our RSPO palm in FY 2019 was from physical supply chains; we did not purchase any PalmTrace Certificates. In FY 2019, Campbell divested the Arnott’s and Kelsen brands and completed the acquisition of the Snyder’s-Lance portfolio of brands. We are committed to integrating Snyder’s-Lance’s sourcing into our certified sustainable supply and are working on converting 100% of that supply to certified palm oil by the end of FY 2021."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          Yes
          2/2
          Deforestation cut off date
          Yes
          2/2
          Cut-off date: 2010
          "Suppliers shall protect and encourage natural habitats, native species and biodiversity [...] Production for Campbell is prohibited on land that has not been used for agriculture at least 10 years prior, i.e. land which has been deforested or otherwise cleared from its native vegetation."
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings

          What initiatives does the company participate in?: North American Sustainable Palm Oil Network
          "One of the ways in which Campbell is working to advance and support the sustainable palm industry is through participation in various industry initiatives. Our engagement includes being[...]A founding member of the North American Sustainable Palm Oil Network".
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          How frequently are assessments conducted?: Assessments are carried out for each new supplier. Existing suppliers may be re-assessed annually.
          "Campbell will utilize a two-part risk assessment to determine a Supplier’s potential for social and environmental risks. The first part will take into consideration a variety of factors including Supplier’s country, industry specific risks and a Supplier’s compliance management systems. Based on the initial screening, a Supplier Self-Assessment Questionnaire may be used to further analyze Suppliers who are initially designated as medium or higher risk. This may come directly from Campbell or a third-party vendor under direction from Campbell. Supplier is responsible for completing the questionnaire accurately and within 30 days. Based on these assessments, each Supplier will be designated as lower, medium, or higher risk. All new suppliers will receive an initial assessment before becoming a Campbell Supplier and Suppliers may be subject to re-assessment annually." This risk assessment process is designed to "to ensure compliance with this [Responsible Sourcing] Code" which includes a requirement for suppliers to "protect and encourage natural habitats, native species and biodiversity, and ecosystem services such as pollinators on farms [...] Production for Campbell is prohibited on land that has not been used for agriculture at least 10 years prior, i.e. land which has been deforested or otherwise cleared from its native vegetation."
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          No
          0/2
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume; Reporting certified/compliant volume
          4/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume; Reporting certified/compliant volume
          4/4
          What is the non-certified/non-compliant volume?: 0 tons

          For what percent of the company's supply volume is third-party verification of performance relative to commitments conducted?: 100%

          Which certification schemes are used?: RSPO

          What is the certified volume?: 26,533 tons
          2018 ACOP reports total volumes of palm oil products used, and volumes of certified palm oil products.
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not disclosed

          Details of monitoring: Using certification; Using third party verification
          "In compliance with the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil’s (RSPO) certificationrequirements, auditors visit vendor operations and Campbell facilities annually to assess the effectiveness of the controls that have been implemented and maintain certification. This practice will ensure that systems and processes are effective and functional."
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/2
          Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/2
          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: Yes

          What type of support does the company offer to its suppliers to help them achieve compliance with commitments?: 2 part risk assessment, with audits

          What criteria does the policy specify for blacklisting or exclusion?: Failure to adhere to the code
          "If a Corrective Action Plan is issued, Supplier must submit a response and plan that includes a time frame for correcting the violations identified. Campbell will review and approve Supplier’s action plan and set forth a target date for re-evaluation. This time frame for any corrective action or re-evaluation may be extended at Campbell’s sole discretion. Supplier’s failure to implement the recommended corrective actions may result, at Campbell’s sole discretion, in the right to suspend any purchases from Supplier until the corrective actions have been implemented or to terminate the relationship with Supplier."
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Pulp & Paper
      29/84
      • Commitment Strength
        17/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          9/12
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            "GOAL: By 2025: Responsibly source 100% of priority raw materials" - lists "Paper packaging" as one of these priority raw materials. "Responsibly sourced means the supplier has: Acknowledged compliance to and signed Campbell’s Responsible Sourcing Code." Campbell's Responsible Sourcing Code includes a requirement for suppliers to "protect and encourage natural habitats, native species and biodiversity, and ecosystem services such as pollinators on farms [...] production for Campbell is prohibited on land that has not been used for agriculture at least 10 years prior, i.e. land which has been deforested or otherwise cleared from its native vegetation."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "GOAL: By 2025: Responsibly source 100% of priority raw materials" - lists "Paper packaging" as one of these priority raw materials. "Responsibly sourced means the supplier has: Acknowledged compliance to and signed Campbell’s Responsible Sourcing Code." Campbell's Responsible Sourcing Code includes a requirement for suppliers to "protect and encourage natural habitats, native species and biodiversity, and ecosystem services such as pollinators on farms [...] production for Campbell is prohibited on land that has not been used for agriculture at least 10 years prior, i.e. land which has been deforested or otherwise cleared from its native vegetation."
          • Target date
            2025
            0.5/1.3
            Target date
            2025
            0.5/1.3
            "GOAL: By 2025: Responsibly source 100% of priority raw materials" - lists "Paper packaging" as one of these priority raw materials. "Responsibly sourced means the supplier has: Acknowledged compliance to and signed Campbell’s Responsible Sourcing Code." Campbell's Responsible Sourcing Code includes a requirement for suppliers to "protect and encourage natural habitats, native species and biodiversity, and ecosystem services such as pollinators on farms [...] production for Campbell is prohibited on land that has not been used for agriculture at least 10 years prior, i.e. land which has been deforested or otherwise cleared from its native vegetation."
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          8/8
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: Recycled content; Reduction of material inputs
            "Our three 2020 packaging goals include:• Eliminating 100 million pounds of packaging throughboth material selection and reduction;• Sourcing 100 percent of our packaging from sustainablematerials, including renewable and recyclable materialsand packaging made from recycled content; and• Engaging 100 percent of our packaging supply baseproactively in the development of sustainable alternativesthat are economically feasible, grounded in science andtechnology, and have sustainable end-of-life scenarios. "
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "Our three 2020 packaging goals include:• Eliminating 100 million pounds of packaging throughboth material selection and reduction;• Sourcing 100 percent of our packaging from sustainablematerials, including renewable and recyclable materialsand packaging made from recycled content; and• Engaging 100 percent of our packaging supply baseproactively in the development of sustainable alternativesthat are economically feasible, grounded in science andtechnology, and have sustainable end-of-life scenarios. "
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            "Our three 2020 packaging goals include:• Eliminating 100 million pounds of packaging throughboth material selection and reduction;• Sourcing 100 percent of our packaging from sustainablematerials, including renewable and recyclable materialsand packaging made from recycled content; and• Engaging 100 percent of our packaging supply baseproactively in the development of sustainable alternativesthat are economically feasible, grounded in science andtechnology, and have sustainable end-of-life scenarios. "
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            "Our three 2020 packaging goals include:• Eliminating 100 million pounds of packaging throughboth material selection and reduction;• Sourcing 100 percent of our packaging from sustainablematerials, including renewable and recyclable materialsand packaging made from recycled content; and• Engaging 100 percent of our packaging supply baseproactively in the development of sustainable alternativesthat are economically feasible, grounded in science andtechnology, and have sustainable end-of-life scenarios. "
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/8
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
      • Social Considerations
        5/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Contained within the Responsible sourcing supplier code - "This code applies to all of Campbell Soup Company's direct and indirect suppliers, brokers, co-manufacturers/co-packers, re-packers, special packers, warehouses, distributors and licensees in all categories, including their parent, subsidiary or affiliate entities" [...]"These guidelines follow many of the expectations outlined in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the Core Conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the 10 Principles of the United Nations Global Compact. This Code is an extension of our Supply Base Requirements and Expectations Manual and is the foundation of our Responsible Sourcing Program. "
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "Supplier shall ensure fair and equal treatment of all employees. Supplier shall not discriminate on the grounds of criteria such as race, color, caste, religion, gender, age, physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, union membership or maternity."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        7/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/2
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/2
            Does the company report on the degree of compliance/progress with commitments, disaggregated by relevant factors such as origin or supply chain stage?: No
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          Yes
          2/2
          Deforestation cut off date
          Yes
          2/2
          Cut-off date: 2010
          "Suppliers shall protect and encourage natural habitats, native species and biodiversity [...] Production for Campbell is prohibited on land that has not been used for agriculture at least 10 years prior, i.e. land which has been deforested or otherwise cleared from its native vegetation."
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What is the nature of that participation?: Providing support/advice/experience/expertise

          What initiatives does the company participate in?: Materials Recovery for the Future and One Step Closer
          ".Strong partnerships. Plum Organics [A Campbell Subsidiary] partners with industry leaders, such as Materials Recovery for the Future and One Step Closer to an Organic and Sustainable Community (OSC2), to actively seek out new, more sustainable materials and end-of-life solutions for packaging waste."
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          How frequently are assessments conducted?: Assessments are carried out for each new supplier. Existing suppliers may be re-assessed annually.
          "Campbell will utilize a two-part risk assessment to determine a Supplier’s potential for social and environmental risks. The first part will take into consideration a variety of factors including Supplier’s country, industry specific risks and a Supplier’s compliance management systems. Based on the initial screening, a Supplier Self-Assessment Questionnaire may be used to further analyze Suppliers who are initially designated as medium or higher risk. This may come directly from Campbell or a third-party vendor under direction from Campbell. Supplier is responsible for completing the questionnaire accurately and within 30 days. Based on these assessments, each Supplier will be designated as lower, medium, or higher risk. All new suppliers will receive an initial assessment before becoming a Campbell Supplier and Suppliers may be subject to re-assessment annually." This risk assessment process is designed to "to ensure compliance with this [Responsible Sourcing] Code" which includes a requirement for suppliers to "protect and encourage natural habitats, native species and biodiversity, and ecosystem services such as pollinators on farms [...] Production for Campbell is prohibited on land that has not been used for agriculture at least 10 years prior, i.e. land which has been deforested or otherwise cleared from its native vegetation."
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          No
          0/2
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not disclosed
          "All Suppliers are expected to comply with this Code at all times. To ensure compliance with this Code, Campbell will use a step-based approach which places more emphasis on higher-risk suppliers[including] a two-part risk assessment to determine a Supplier’s potential for social and environmental risks[...] a Responsible Sourcing audit".
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/2
          Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/2
          What type of support does the company offer to its suppliers to help them achieve compliance with commitments?: 2 part risk assessment, with audits

          What criteria does the policy specify for blacklisting or exclusion?: Failure to adhere to the code

          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: Yes
          "If a Corrective Action Plan is issued, Supplier must submit a response and plan that includes a time frame for correcting the violations identified. Campbell will review and approve Supplier’s action plan and set forth a target date for re-evaluation. This time frame for any corrective action or re-evaluation may be extended at Campbell’s sole discretion. Supplier’s failure to implement the recommended corrective actions may result, at Campbell’s sole discretion, in the right to suspend any purchases from Supplier until the corrective actions have been implemented or to terminate the relationship with Supplier."
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Soy
      7/84
      • Commitment Strength
        0/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          0/17
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            No commitment
            0/10.7
            (For downstream soy companies only) Does the company commitment also apply to hidden/indirect soy?: No
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/2
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/1
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/2
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/1
      • Social Considerations
        5/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Contained within the Responsible sourcing supplier code - "This code applies to all of Campbell Soup Company's direct and indirect suppliers, brokers, co-manufacturers/co-packers, re-packers, special packers, warehouses, distributors and licensees in all categories, including their parent, subsidiary or affiliate entities" [...]"These guidelines follow many of the expectations outlined in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the Core Conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the 10 Principles of the United Nations Global Compact. This Code is an extension of our Supply Base Requirements and Expectations Manual and is the foundation of our Responsible Sourcing Program. "
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "Supplier shall ensure fair and equal treatment of all employees. Supplier shall not discriminate on the grounds of criteria such as race, color, caste, religion, gender, age, physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, union membership or maternity."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        2/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/3
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
          Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          How frequently are assessments conducted?: Assessments are carried out for each new supplier. Existing suppliers may be re-assessed annually.
          "Campbell will utilize a two-part risk assessment to determine a Supplier’s potential for social and environmental risks. The first part will take into consideration a variety of factors including Supplier’s country, industry specific risks and a Supplier’s compliance management systems. Based on the initial screening, a Supplier Self-Assessment Questionnaire may be used to further analyze Suppliers who are initially designated as medium or higher risk. This may come directly from Campbell or a third-party vendor under direction from Campbell. Supplier is responsible for completing the questionnaire accurately and within 30 days. Based on these assessments, each Supplier will be designated as lower, medium, or higher risk. All new suppliers will receive an initial assessment before becoming a Campbell Supplier and Suppliers may be subject to re-assessment annually." This risk assessment process is designed to "to ensure compliance with this [Responsible Sourcing] Code" which includes a requirement for suppliers to "protect and encourage natural habitats, native species and biodiversity, and ecosystem services such as pollinators on farms [...] Production for Campbell is prohibited on land that has not been used for agriculture at least 10 years prior, i.e. land which has been deforested or otherwise cleared from its native vegetation."
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          No
          0/2
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems
          "All Suppliers are expected to comply with this Code at all times. To ensure compliance with this Code, Campbell will use a step-based approach which places more emphasis on higher-risk suppliers[including] a two-part risk assessment to determine a Supplier’s potential for social and environmental risks[...] a Responsible Sourcing audit".
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
          Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: No
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
  • Commitment strength
    14/28
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    10/38
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    6/18
    Avg. score

Profile

Campbell Soup is an American company that produces soups, snacks, beverages, ready meals, and packaged food. The company has many famous brands including Prego, V8, Pepperidge Farm, and Campbell’s. The company use palm oil, and soy in its products. Campbell Soup Co. is selected as a powerbroker for palm oil, soy and paper packaging.

Sector
Industry sector 
Packaged food
Segments
Manufacturer
HQ
HQ 
United States
Company Type
Company type 
Public listed
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

Top Brands

Campbells, Cape Cod, Goldfish, Kettle, Lance, Late July, Milano, Pace, Pacific Foods, Pepperidge Farm, Prego, Snyders, SpaghettiOs, V8, Swanson, WellYes!

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