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  • Overall approach
    7/10
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      3/4
      Overall commitment
      Zero deforestation/Deforestation-free commitment or, for timber, pulp & paper companies only, commitment to well implemented harvest and no deforestation of HCV & HCS areas
      3/4
      "General Sustainable Sourcing Standards When sourcing raw materials such as palm oil or wood-based fiber for our products and packaging, Clorox is committed to working with suppliers to ensure production does not cause a loss of natural ecosystems or biodiversity, deforestation or human rights infringements, among other environmental or social issues. Our commitment to sustainable sourcing of raw materials includes minerals extraction, as we avoid sources that directly or indirectly fund conflict. We strive to know where our ingredients come from and how they are produced...Avoid deforestation of primary and secondary forests with significant ecological value. This includes “High Carbon Stock” forests and peat lands."
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1/1
      If Other Initiative, specify: Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

      Which initiatives?: UN Global Compact
      "Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy Global Commitment."
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      "In looking at the forest commodities in our supply chain, we’ve identified wood-based fiber use and sourcing for our packaging as the areas where we can have the greatest impact on reducing the pressure on natural forests. We also recognize that responsibly sourcing palm oil ingredients plays a key role in protecting human rights while conserving the environment, including our forests."
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      1/1
      Business risk
      Yes
      1/1
      What proportion of revenue that comes from relevant industries is exposed to each forest risk commodity?: NA
      "Currently almost 99% of all fiber-based packaging we source is made with either recycled or certified virgin fiber, as verified by our annual fiber survey declaration letters. In 2019 we established a new goal for a 50% combined reduction in virgin plastic and fiber packaging by 2030. If there is an increased demand for certified sustainable fiber or if certified sustainable fiber is not available in certain regions, we have a risk that we may not be able to meet our goal and there is a negative impact to our brand and reputation as a result our timber supply chain risks."
    • High-level management of deforestion
      1/1
      High-level management
      Yes
      1/1
      Which commodities does it apply to?: Palm oil; Pulp & paper

      How often does the committee or board meet to assess company's progress on addressing deforestation-related issues?: 3 times per year
      "The Nominating, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee (the “Committee”) is established by the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of The Clorox Company (the “Company”) for the purposes of: [...] Assisting the Board in overseeing the Company’s corporate responsibility and sustainability program." This program includes forest commitments on paper packaging and palm oil.
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
      Executive compensation
      Yes, for at least one commodity
      0/0
      Does it disclose the percentage of pay at risk?: No
      IGNITE STRATEGY ESG LEADERSHIP AREAS: Executive compensation tied to ESG goals [...] PURSUING BOLD 2030 ENVIRONMENTAL GOALS: 50% Reduction in virgin packaging, 100% Recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025". The company also has ESG goals relating to palm oil - see 2.1.
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/1
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/1
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
      Conservation disclosure
      Yes
      0/0
      How many hectares of conservation area are being supported or facilitated by the company on land it does not own or manage?: NA
      "In addition, we have joined the APT Steering Committee.. The APT Program supported 2095 households directly impacted by Participatory Conservation Plans in 6 forest-frontier villages, 3 agricultural demonstration plots providing continuous rural training opportunities, 245 people directly trained through Livelihood Programs, 1400 hectares HCV/HCS forest mapped and protected, 12 concessions and 2 mills newly covered under Forest Protection agreements."
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
    • Target to reduce emissions in scope 1/2
      Reduce emissions
      Yes
      0/0
      What is the target date for the company to achieve their climate target?: 2030 . 2050

      Type of climate target: Net-zero emissions

      Is this target aligned with/verified by SBTi?: Yes
      "Our goalsSet and achieve science-based targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in our operations (scope 1 and 2) and across our value chain (scope 3).Reduce absolute scopes 1 and 2 GHG emissions 50% by 2030 from a 2020 baselineReduce absolute scope 3 GHG emissions from purchased goods and services and use of sold products 25% by 2030 from a 2020 baseline*Achieve net zero GHG emissions across scopes 1, 2 and 3 by 2050"
  • Commodity score
    40/90
    • Palm oil
      50/90
      • Commitment Strength
        15/17
        • Commodity-specific deforestation commitment
          8/9.5
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Commodity-specific deforestation commitment
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            When was this commitment set?: NA

            Which certification schemes are used?: RSPO

            Does the company have a commitment to the protection of other specific named ecosystems?: HCS; Peat
            "When sourcing raw materials such as palm oil or pulp for our products and packaging, Clorox is committed to working with suppliers that ensure production does not lead to loss of natural ecosystems or biodiversity, deforestation or human rights infringements, among other environmental or social issues. Our commitment to sustainable sourcing of raw materials includes minerals extraction as we avoid sources that directly or indirectly fund conflict."[...]"Raw and packaging materials (of agricultural or mining origins) are defined as raw materials that come from nature palm oil, timber, pulp and paper, soy"[...]"(2) Avoid deforestation of primary and secondary forests with significant ecological value. This includes “High Carbon Stock” forests and peat lands."[...]"Comply with all RSPO Principles and Criteria and source only CSPO through RSPO physical supply chains by 2025. "
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "When sourcing raw materials such as palm oil or pulp for our products and packaging, Clorox is committed to working with suppliers that ensure production does not lead to loss of natural ecosystems or biodiversity, deforestation or human rights infringements, among other environmental or social issues. Our commitment to sustainable sourcing of raw materials includes minerals extraction as we avoid sources that directly or indirectly fund conflict."[...]"Raw and packaging materials (of agricultural or mining origins) are defined as raw materials that come from nature palm oil, timber, pulp and paper, soy"[...]"(2) Avoid deforestation of primary and secondary forests with significant ecological value. This includes “High Carbon Stock” forests and peat lands."[...]"Comply with all RSPO Principles and Criteria and source only CSPO through RSPO physical supply chains by 2025. "
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            What actions or steps are identified for time-bound implementation?: Attain RSPO Certification
            "When sourcing raw materials such as palm oil or pulp for our products and packaging, Clorox is committed to working with suppliers that ensure production does not lead to loss of natural ecosystems or biodiversity, deforestation or human rights infringements, among other environmental or social issues. Our commitment to sustainable sourcing of raw materials includes minerals extraction as we avoid sources that directly or indirectly fund conflict."[...]"Raw and packaging materials (of agricultural or mining origins) are defined as raw materials that come from nature palm oil, timber, pulp and paper, soy"[...]"(2) Avoid deforestation of primary and secondary forests with significant ecological value. This includes “High Carbon Stock” forests and peat lands."[...]"Comply with all RSPO Principles and Criteria and source only CSPO through RSPO physical supply chains by 2025. "
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2023)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2023)
            0.5/0.5
            What date is given for the interim milestone?: 2025
            "When sourcing raw materials such as palm oil or pulp for our products and packaging, Clorox is committed to working with suppliers that ensure production does not lead to loss of natural ecosystems or biodiversity, deforestation or human rights infringements, among other environmental or social issues. Our commitment to sustainable sourcing of raw materials includes minerals extraction as we avoid sources that directly or indirectly fund conflict."[...]"Raw and packaging materials (of agricultural or mining origins) are defined as raw materials that come from nature palm oil, timber, pulp and paper, soy"[...]"(2) Avoid deforestation of primary and secondary forests with significant ecological value. This includes “High Carbon Stock” forests and peat lands."[...]"Comply with all RSPO Principles and Criteria and source only CSPO through RSPO physical supply chains by 2025. "
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          8/7.5
          • Commitment details
            Downstream company, traces to Processing Facility, checks compliance
            4/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Downstream company, traces to Processing Facility, checks compliance
            4/4
            When was this commitment set?: 2020
            "In Progress: 100% traceability to origin refiners for palm oil-derived ingredients from priority suppliers, with an objective for all identified origin refiners to provide transparency to all mills in their supply chains. We continue to engage our priority suppliers on traceability and have made strong progress against our milestone goals. In 2019, we achieved 99% traceability to the origin refiner and 89.3% to the mill with priority suppliers... September 2019 - Priority suppliers submitted relevant policies, procedures, commitments and/or action plans to demonstrate how they will materially comply with our palm oil sourcing requirements and The Clorox Company Business Partner Code of Conduct".
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            What subsidiaries are explicitly included?: NA

            What subsidiaries are explicitly excluded?: NA

            What percentage of commodity production/sourcing is excluded?: NA

            What is the rationale for any exclusions?: NA
            "In Progress: 100% traceability to origin refiners for palm oil-derived ingredients from priority suppliers, with an objective for all identified origin refiners to provide transparency to all mills in their supply chains. We continue to engage our priority suppliers on traceability and have made strong progress against our milestone goals. In 2019, we achieved 99% traceability to the origin refiner and 89.3% to the mill with priority suppliers... September 2019 - Priority suppliers submitted relevant policies, procedures, commitments and/or action plans to demonstrate how they will materially comply with our palm oil sourcing requirements and The Clorox Company Business Partner Code of Conduct".
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            What actions or steps are identified for time-bound implementation?: NA
            "In Progress: 100% traceability to origin refiners for palm oil-derived ingredients from priority suppliers, with an objective for all identified origin refiners to provide transparency to all mills in their supply chains. We continue to engage our priority suppliers on traceability and have made strong progress against our milestone goals. In 2019, we achieved 99% traceability to the origin refiner and 89.3% to the mill with priority suppliers... September 2019 - Priority suppliers submitted relevant policies, procedures, commitments and/or action plans to demonstrate how they will materially comply with our palm oil sourcing requirements and The Clorox Company Business Partner Code of Conduct".
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2023)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2023)
            0.5/0.5
            What date is given for the interim milestone?: NA
            "In Progress: 100% traceability to origin refiners for palm oil-derived ingredients from priority suppliers, with an objective for all identified origin refiners to provide transparency to all mills in their supply chains. We continue to engage our priority suppliers on traceability and have made strong progress against our milestone goals. In 2019, we achieved 99% traceability to the origin refiner and 89.3% to the mill with priority suppliers... September 2019 - Priority suppliers submitted relevant policies, procedures, commitments and/or action plans to demonstrate how they will materially comply with our palm oil sourcing requirements and The Clorox Company Business Partner Code of Conduct".
      • Associated Human Rights Abuses
        8/17
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          3/3
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          3/3
          How far back in the supply chain does this commitment apply?: Tier 1

          Details of commitment: ILO; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association

          Other workers' rights commitments: Free from abusive practices/undue disciplinary procedures
          "Our Code details business practice standards for our direct suppliers of goods, service providers, consultants, distributors, licensees, joint ventures, contractors and temporary workers. It is based on the International Labour Organization (ILO) Declaration on Fundamental Principles...Prohibit harassment, discrimination or inhumane treatment: Business partners must provide a workplace free from discrimination, harassment, and abuse...Comply with laws protecting the rights of workers to freely associate...Forbid unlawful child labor...Prohibit human trafficking and slavery: Business partners must evaluate and mitigate risks of human trafficking and slavery in their operations, and must not produce goods or services for Clorox using forced, involuntary or compulsory labor"
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          2/2
          Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          2/2
          What is the nature of that support?: Certification; Technical assistance/support

          How many smallholders do they support, and what percentage does this represent in terms of their sourcing from smallholders?: NA
          "In 2019 Clorox joined the APT Steering Committee to have direct input on direction of the implementation of the APT Programme and targeting interventions supporting the APT Coalition, Norad, and other private sector supporters. This team through Earthworm Foundation in Indonesia mobilizes its resources and that of the local partners to support the decoupling of deforestation from supply chains in Aceh, the strengthening of NDPE policies and practices by commercial actors, and improvement of livelihood prospects by communities in two Leuser-connected APT landscapers. Key activities and KPIs are tracked and reported quarterly including government and multistakeholder capacity-building and coordination, eliminating deforestation inside palm oil concessions, reducing deforestation by palm oil smallholders, strengthening NDPE practices of plantations and mills, and robust data & monitoring to support interventions and communications."
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/2
        • Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          1/1
          Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          0.5/1
          What does the commitment cover?: Social harm; Environmental harm
          "Suppliers’ compliance with the requirements of our Policy, Standard and all applicable laws is a material condition of continued business with Clorox. We will endeavor to work with our suppliers to address issues and implement remediation solutions, but in case of prolonged or excessive non-compliance, Clorox reserves the right to review business with our supplier, up to and including termination of the business relationship and any related contracts."
        • Commitment to test Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to test for FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          2/3
          Commitment to test Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to test for FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          2/3
          How far back in the supply chain does this commitment apply?: Tier 1
          "All negotiations with regard to purchasing, leasing, extracting from or otherwise using property, natural resources or land, including the use of and transfers of such, must adhere to the principles of free, prior and informed consent, contract transparency and disclosure. Clorox has zero tolerance for land grabbing."
        • Commitment to respect customary rights to land, resources, and territory
          No
          0/3
        • Zero-tolerance approach to violence and threats
          No
          0/3
      • Implementation and Reporting
        27/56
        • Reporting proportion of compliant volumes
          0/0
        • Reporting is independently verified
          Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme
          2/2
          Reporting is independently verified
          Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme
          2/2
          Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: RSPO

          Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: RSPO

          What methods are used for verification?: RSPO

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

          Is the performance of compliance of some suppliers, sources, or origins not verified, and if so why not?: NA

          What percent of the company's supply volume is verified using company verification systems?: NA
          "In 2020 we confirmed that approximately 850 metric tons of our 2076 global volume was RSPO certified. This includes domestic (482/1078) and international (368/368) purchases."
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          Yes, required
          3/3
          Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          Yes, required
          3/3
          "Suppliers should be able to demonstrate that they comply with the following: Comply with all RSPO Principles and Criteria and source only CSPO through RSPO physical supply chains by 2025. ; Have public sustainable palm oil commitments aligned with the RSPO Principles and Criteria, including what is commonly referred to as NDPE (No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation): o No deforestation and no development of high conservation value or high carbon stock areas o No development on peat lands "
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What initiatives does the company participate in?: Earthworm Foundation, THESIS,

          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings
          "Customers are included in our forest related risk assessments and we work with our strategic customers on key issues related to deforestation. We collaborate with our customers on important sustainability initiatives. Collaborating with our customers on sustainability-related initiatives is important because their support is needed to meet our commitment to working with all parts of our supply chain to address deforestation. An example of this collaboration is our involvement with Walmart’s Project Gigaton Initiative. Similarly, we are collaborating with Walmart, Ahold Delhaize, and Kroger on completing The Sustainability Index Survey (THESIS) each year. THESIS is designed to identify potential risks around ESG “hotspots” within specific product category sectors and create metrics to drive improvement. We also engage our suppliers on trial projects to address our forest-related risks. For example, we are working with one customer to pilot returnable containers designed to reduce the use of fiber in our tertiary packaging. Working with our customers to address forest-related risks has a positive impact on the supply chains of our forest-related commodities as well as positive brand and reputational benefits both for our company and our customers. [...] We have invested in partnerships through The Natural Resources Stewardship Circle, Earthworm Foundation, and AIM-Progress to engage our suppliers and collaborate within industry"
        • Jurisdictional approach focused on sustainable land use
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          For what percentage of material produced or sourced by the company has forest risk been assessed?: NA

          How frequently are assessments conducted?: Not specified
          "In 2020, Clorox worked with our NGO partner to conduct a supply chain risk profile to better understand specific supplier and regional risks in detail. We have been able to do this because of our advanced traceability efforts outlined above. We will continue to focus on engaging suppliers utilizing the 2020 risk assessment to ensure transparent NDPE policies and work on specific transformation activities that support a positive influence through the supply chain."
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "From time to time, Clorox or its third-party advisors may evaluate business partners’ compliance in areas relevant to the Code...Comply with all applicable laws: Business partners must ensure that they, their affiliates and their workers comply with all applicable laws and regulations when conducting business for Clorox"
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company?: Own mechanism

          Which issues does the grievance mechanism cover?: Social; Environmental
          "Our Code details business practice standards. No code of conduct can cover every business situation that may require legal or ethical guidance. We encourage our business partners to contact us with any questions about the Code or ethical or legal concerns arising from their relationship with us. In addition, anyone who becomes aware of any actual or potential violation of the Code or any applicable law by any Clorox business partner, or other misconduct, should immediately report such conduct to Clorox. Business partners, including their employees, may contact Clorox directly via either (1) the Clorox employee with whom they have a working relationship or (2) the Clorox Compliance Hotline, which allows for confidential reporting where permitted by law. The Clorox Compliance Hotline can be reached using the contact information below. Business partners are expected to comply with all applicable data privacy laws when using the hotline. We will in turn comply with applicable requirements upon receipt"
        • Report volumes of commodity sourced/used
          Reporting total volume
          3/3
          Report volumes of commodity sourced/used
          Reporting total volume
          3/3
          Reporting certified/compliant volume: NA

          What is the non-DCF commodity volume sourced from known production areas, and proportion of total supply chain volume this represents?: NA

          Total volume: 2076 metric tonnes

          What product types/sectors is this in?: Cleaning & Homecare

          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume: NA
          In the 2020 RSPO ACOP report, Clorox Co reported a total of 2076.0 metric tonnes of palm oil of which 850.0 was RSPO certified.
        • Monitor compliance for labour rights and FPIC
          Yes, and publishes evidence of actions taken to implement its commitment on labour rights in the production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages or otherwise controls or its supply chains
          3/5
          Monitor compliance for labour rights and FPIC
          Yes, and publishes evidence of actions taken to implement its commitment on labour rights in the production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages or otherwise controls or its supply chains
          2.5/5
          What is the status of those FPIC processes?: NA

          What steps has the company taken to implement their labour rights commitment?: Request attend training + audits

          What percentage/number of new interests, developments, or expansions has the company used FPIC to secure consent of indigenous peoples/local communities?: NA
          "Clorox may periodically request business partners and their workers to attend trainings on legal or compliance topics conducted by Clorox or on Clorox’s behalf. Failure to make reasonable efforts to participate in such trainings upon request is a violation of the Code....Business partners are expected to designate one or more members of management staff to be responsible for assessing and monitoring its compliance with the Code. From time to time, and consistent with our business partners’ obligation to comply with the Code, we may ask business partners to execute certifications of their compliance with the principles in the Code. To manage risk in the supply chain, we use various third-party audit criteria to help evaluate suppliers’ overall compliance in areas such as, responsible sourcing, quality, safety and environmental compliance. From time to time, Clorox or its third-party advisors may evaluate business partners’ compliance in areas relevant to the Code, such as financial books and records, responsible sourcing, quality, safety and environmental compliance. All Clorox business partners are expected to cooperate with reasonable requests from Clorox or its advisors in connection with performing these reviews or audits."
        • Monitor compliance for zero tolerance approach and customary rights
          No
          0/5
        • Downstream: Reporting suppliers
          No
          0/4
          Downstream: Reporting suppliers
          No
          0/4
          From what country(ies) does the company source material?: "Brazil Cambodia Cameroon Colombia Costa Rica Ecuador Gabon Guatemala Honduras Indonesia Malaysia Mexico Nigeria Panama Papua New Guinea Solomon Islands Thailand"
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          2/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          2/4
          How is compliance monitored?: Internal monitoring and verification systems

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: NA

          What percentage of the company's supply chain volume does that represent?: NA

          For what percentage of suppliers does the company use/rely on external mechanisms to monitor compliance?: NA

          For what percent of suppliers does the company directly monitor compliance of production or processing operations?: NA

          For what percentage of the commodity sourced by the company is deforestation/conversion monitored at the farm level on production units known to be in the company's supply chain?: NA
          "We review all suppliers annually to asses risk for third-party auditing. We implemented into our annual review the use of the new Sedex Radar Tool. In addition, the Sedex Radar Risk Tool is used to prescreen potential suppliers for risk and review biodiversity impact at supplier locations. The biodiversity impact will be reviewed annually starting in 2020 for all high risk global suppliers in our supply chain to determine if an audit is required each year and understand potential risks and action plans."
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • 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 commit to engage with rightsholders, Indigenous peoples and local communities when developing the implementation plan?: No

          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: Yes

          Does the company work with the non-compliant supplier to develop an implementation plan to remedy associated harms or non-compliance?: Yes

          What type of support does the company offer to its suppliers to help them achieve compliance with commitments?: Corrective action plans

          What criteria does the policy specify for blacklisting or exclusion?: Non compliance
          "Where an audit identifies non-compliance with our requirements, we will require the supplier to identify corrective actions and timeframes for completing those actions. • The auditor will need confirmation that corrective actions have been completed in order for the supplier to achieve compliance. Depending upon the nature of the issue, the auditor may need to make a follow-up site visit within 90 days of the initial audit. Any critical incidents found will require no longer than a sevenday corrective action plan. • Our Clorox’s SMETA trained quality team may support verification of corrective actions on site... We will endeavor to work with our suppliers to address issues and implement remediation solutions, but in case of prolonged or excessive non-compliance, Clorox reserves the right to review business with our supplier, up to and including termination of the business relationship and any related contracts."
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          Yes, engaged
          1/2
          Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          Yes, engaged
          1/2
          Does the company have a list of blacklisted or otherwise excluded suppliers or producers?: No

          How many noncompliant producers or suppliers are engaged through improvement plans or other processes, and what percentage of the company's supply chain volume does that represent?: NA
          In their 2020 CDP report, Clorox Co. reports that between 81-90% of suppliers were engaged.
    • Pulp & Paper
      38/90
      • Commitment Strength
        12/17
        • Commodity-specific deforestation commitment
          7/9.5
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Commodity-specific deforestation commitment
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Does the company have a commitment to the protection of other specific named ecosystems?: HCS; Peat

            When was this commitment set?: 2021

            What paper/pulp product does their commitment apply to?: Paper products; Pulp; Packaging; Viscose/collulose

            Which certification schemes are used?: FSC; PEFC
            "When sourcing raw materials such as palm oil or wood-based fiber for our products and packaging, Clorox is committed to working with suppliers to ensure production does not cause a loss of natural ecosystems or biodiversity, deforestation or human rights infringements, among other environmental or social issues. [...] The following methods can be used as a means to verify virgin material certification: o The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) o The Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) endorsed national forest certification systems [...] (2) Avoid deforestation of primary and secondary forests with significant ecological value. This includes “High Carbon Stock” forests and peat lands.1"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            What subsidiaries are explicitly excluded?: NA

            What percentage of commodity production/sourcing is excluded?: NA

            What subsidiaries are explicitly included?: NA

            What is the rationale for any exclusions?: NA
            "When sourcing raw materials such as palm oil or wood-based fiber for our products and packaging, Clorox is committed to working with suppliers to ensure production does not cause a loss of natural ecosystems or biodiversity, deforestation or human rights infringements, among other environmental or social issues. [...] The following methods can be used as a means to verify virgin material certification: o The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) o The Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) endorsed national forest certification systems [...] (2) Avoid deforestation of primary and secondary forests with significant ecological value. This includes “High Carbon Stock” forests and peat lands.1"
          • Target date
            Post 2050 or no target date
            0/1
            Target date
            Post 2050 or no target date
            0/1
            What actions or steps are identified for time-bound implementation?: NA
            "Specifically, we have public goals to source only recycled or certified virgin fiber for packaging by 2020 ... and achieve 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025." ; (Target date) "Specifically, we have public goals to source only recycled or certified virgin fiber for packaging by 2020 ... and achieve 50% combined reduction in virgin plastic and fiber packaging by 2030, and achieve 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025."; "Our strategy to minimize the impact of our fiber sourcing leads with reducing the amount of fiber we use. Next, we strive to maximize recycled fiber to meet the majority of our needs. When virgin fiber is required for our packaging, we trace the fiber we purchase to the country of origin and seek sustainable forestry certifications to ensure responsible forestry practices have been followed... In addition to packaging, we use wood-based fiber in some of our products —namely Clorox® disinfecting wipes, Green Works® compostable cleaning wipes, Burt’s Bees® towelettes and Burt’s Bees® baby wipes. Although we don’t purchase this fiber directly, approximately 97% of the tree-based material in our wipes are from FSC certified sources".
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.5/0.5
            What date is given for the interim milestone?: 2020. 2025
            "Specifically, we have public goals to source only recycled or certified virgin fiber for packaging by 2020 ... and achieve 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025." ; (Interim target) "Specifically, we have public goals to source only recycled or certified virgin fiber for packaging by 2020 ... and achieve 50% combined reduction in virgin plastic and fiber packaging by 2030, and achieve 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025."; "Our strategy to minimize the impact of our fiber sourcing leads with reducing the amount of fiber we use. Next, we strive to maximize recycled fiber to meet the majority of our needs. When virgin fiber is required for our packaging, we trace the fiber we purchase to the country of origin and seek sustainable forestry certifications to ensure responsible forestry practices have been followed... In addition to packaging, we use wood-based fiber in some of our products —namely Clorox® disinfecting wipes, Green Works® compostable cleaning wipes, Burt’s Bees® towelettes and Burt’s Bees® baby wipes. Although we don’t purchase this fiber directly, approximately 97% of the tree-based material in our wipes are from FSC certified sources".
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          6/7.5
          • Commitment details
            Downstream company, traces to First Importer, no compliance check
            2/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Downstream company, traces to First Importer, no compliance check
            2/4
            When was this commitment set?: NA
            "When virgin fiber is required for our packaging, we trace the fiber we purchase to the country of origin and seek sustainable forestry certifications to ensure responsible forestry practices have been followed."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "When virgin fiber is required for our packaging, we trace the fiber we purchase to the country of origin and seek sustainable forestry certifications to ensure responsible forestry practices have been followed."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            What actions or steps are identified for time-bound implementation?: Trace to country of origin
            "When virgin fiber is required for our packaging, we trace the fiber we purchase to the country of origin and seek sustainable forestry certifications to ensure responsible forestry practices have been followed."
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2023)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2023)
            0.5/0.5
            What date is given for the interim milestone?: current
            "When virgin fiber is required for our packaging, we trace the fiber we purchase to the country of origin and seek sustainable forestry certifications to ensure responsible forestry practices have been followed."
      • Associated Human Rights Abuses
        6/17
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          3/3
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          3/3
          How far back in the supply chain does this commitment apply?: Tier 1

          Details of commitment: ILO; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association

          Other workers' rights commitments: Free from abusive practices/undue disciplinary procedures
          "Our Code details business practice standards for our direct suppliers of goods, service providers, consultants, distributors, licensees, joint ventures, contractors and temporary workers. It is based on the International Labour Organization (ILO) Declaration on Fundamental Principles...Prohibit harassment, discrimination or inhumane treatment: Business partners must provide a workplace free from discrimination, harassment, and abuse...Comply with laws protecting the rights of workers to freely associate...Forbid unlawful child labor...Prohibit human trafficking and slavery: Business partners must evaluate and mitigate risks of human trafficking and slavery in their operations, and must not produce goods or services for Clorox using forced, involuntary or compulsory labor"
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/2
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/2
        • Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          1/1
          Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          0.5/1
          What does the commitment cover?: Social harm; Environmental harm
          "Suppliers’ compliance with the requirements of our Policy, Standard and all applicable laws is a material condition of continued business with Clorox. We will endeavor to work with our suppliers to address issues and implement remediation solutions, but in case of prolonged or excessive non-compliance, Clorox reserves the right to review business with our supplier, up to and including termination of the business relationship and any related contracts."
        • Commitment to test Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to test for FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          2/3
          Commitment to test Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to test for FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          2/3
          How far back in the supply chain does this commitment apply?: NA
          "All negotiations with regard to purchasing, leasing, extracting from or otherwise using property, natural resources or land, including the use of and transfers of such, must adhere to the principles of free, prior and informed consent, contract transparency and disclosure. Clorox has zero tolerance for land grabbing."
        • Commitment to respect customary rights to land, resources, and territory
          No
          0/3
        • Zero-tolerance approach to violence and threats
          No
          0/3
      • Implementation and Reporting
        20/56
        • Reporting proportion of compliant volumes
          0/0
        • Reporting is independently verified
          No
          2/2
          Reporting is independently verified
          No
          2/2
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          Yes, encouraged
          0/3
          Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          Yes, encouraged
          0/3
          "When virgin fiber is required, we seek to ensure our suppliers source from sustainable forests and that responsible forestry practices have been followed."
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What initiatives does the company participate in?: Sustainable Packaging Coalition

          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings; Providing support/ advice/ experience/ expertise
          "As a member of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition, we helped to bring standardized recycling labeling instructions to packaging. We’ve also been active participants in efforts by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) to develop and test biodegradable plastics."
        • Jurisdictional approach focused on sustainable land use
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "Comply with all applicable laws: Business partners must ensure that they, their affiliates and their workers comply with all applicable laws and regulations when conducting business for Clorox".
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company?: Own mechanism
          "• Suppliers must have systems in place to enable anonymous grievance reporting and management. Grievance mechanisms must be continuously monitored, records must be maintained and appropriate actions taken in a confidential manner. Workers must be informed of how to access grievance mechanisms. • In addition, anyone who becomes aware of any actual or potential violation by any Clorox supplier of our Policy, Standard, our BPCoC or any applicable law or other misconduct, should immediately report such conduct to Clorox. Suppliers, including their employees, may contact Clorox directly via either (1) the Clorox employee with whom they have a working relationship or (2) the Clorox Compliance Hotline, which allows for confidential reporting where permitted by law. The Clorox Compliance Hotline can be reached using the contact information detailed in our BPCoC. Suppliers are expected to comply with all applicable data privacy laws when using the hotline."
        • Report volumes of commodity sourced/used
          Reporting total volume
          3/3
          Report volumes of commodity sourced/used
          Reporting total volume
          3/3
          Reporting certified/compliant volume: 56152 Metric Tons

          Total volume: 1,000,000 Metric Tons

          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume: 943848 Metric Tons

          What is the non-DCF commodity volume sourced from known production areas, and proportion of total supply chain volume this represents?: NA

          What product types/sectors is this in?: Packaging for consumer goods
          Clorox Company report in their 2021 CDP Forests report that they consume 1,000,000 Metric Tons of timber including 56152 Metric Tons of certified timber by FSC and PEFC
        • Monitor compliance for labour rights and FPIC
          Yes, and publishes evidence of actions taken to implement its commitment on labour rights in the production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages or otherwise controls or its supply chains
          3/5
          Monitor compliance for labour rights and FPIC
          Yes, and publishes evidence of actions taken to implement its commitment on labour rights in the production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages or otherwise controls or its supply chains
          2.5/5
          What steps has the company taken to implement their labour rights commitment?: Request attend training + audits

          What percentage/number of new interests, developments, or expansions has the company used FPIC to secure consent of indigenous peoples/local communities?: NA

          What is the status of those FPIC processes?: NA
          "Clorox may periodically request business partners and their workers to attend trainings on legal or compliance topics conducted by Clorox or on Clorox’s behalf. Failure to make reasonable efforts to participate in such trainings upon request is a violation of the Code....Business partners are expected to designate one or more members of management staff to be responsible for assessing and monitoring its compliance with the Code. From time to time, and consistent with our business partners’ obligation to comply with the Code, we may ask business partners to execute certifications of their compliance with the principles in the Code. To manage risk in the supply chain, we use various third-party audit criteria to help evaluate suppliers’ overall compliance in areas such as, responsible sourcing, quality, safety and environmental compliance. From time to time, Clorox or its third-party advisors may evaluate business partners’ compliance in areas relevant to the Code, such as financial books and records, responsible sourcing, quality, safety and environmental compliance. All Clorox business partners are expected to cooperate with reasonable requests from Clorox or its advisors in connection with performing these reviews or audits."
        • Monitor compliance for zero tolerance approach and customary rights
          No
          0/5
        • Downstream: Reporting suppliers
          No
          0/4
          Downstream: Reporting suppliers
          No
          0/4
          From what country(ies) does the company source material?: Argentina Canada Chile China Colombia Italy Mexico Peru Philippines Sweden Switzerland United States of America
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          2/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          2/4
          For what percentage of suppliers does the company use/rely on external mechanisms to monitor compliance?: NA

          How is compliance monitored?: Internal monitoring and verification systems

          What percentage of the company's supply chain volume does that represent?: 100%

          For what percent of suppliers does the company directly monitor compliance of production or processing operations?: NA

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: From time to time

          For what percentage of the commodity sourced by the company is deforestation/conversion monitored at the farm level on production units known to be in the company's supply chain?: NA
          "Business partners are expected to designate one or more members of management staff to be responsible for assessing and monitoring its compliance with the Code. From time to time, and consistent with our business partners’ obligation to comply with the Code, we may ask business partners to execute certifications of their compliance with the principles in the Code. To manage risk in the supply chain, we use various third-party audit criteria to help evaluate suppliers’ overall compliance in areas such as, responsible sourcing, quality, safety and environmental compliance. From time to time, Clorox or its third-party advisors may evaluate business partners’ compliance in areas relevant to the Code, such as financial books and records, responsible sourcing, quality, safety and environmental compliance. All Clorox business partners are expected to cooperate with reasonable requests from Clorox or its advisors in connection with performing these reviews or audits."
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • 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 commit to engage with rightsholders, Indigenous peoples and local communities when developing the implementation plan?: No

          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: No

          Does the company work with the non-compliant supplier to develop an implementation plan to remedy associated harms or non-compliance?: Yes

          What criteria does the policy specify for blacklisting or exclusion?: Non Compliance

          What type of support does the company offer to its suppliers to help them achieve compliance with commitments?: Corrective action plans
          "Where an audit identifies non-compliance with our requirements, we will require the supplier to identify corrective actions and timeframes for completing those actions. • The auditor will need confirmation that corrective actions have been completed in order for the supplier to achieve compliance. Depending upon the nature of the issue, the auditor may need to make a follow-up site visit within 90 days of the initial audit. Any critical incidents found will require no longer than a sevenday corrective action plan. • Our Clorox’s SMETA trained quality team may support verification of corrective actions on site... We will endeavor to work with our suppliers to address issues and implement remediation solutions, but in case of prolonged or excessive non-compliance, Clorox reserves the right to review business with our supplier, up to and including termination of the business relationship and any related contracts."
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
          Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
          Does the company have a list of blacklisted or otherwise excluded suppliers or producers?: No
    • Soy *
      25/90
      • Commitment Strength
        8/17
        • Commodity-specific deforestation commitment
          8/9.5
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Commodity-specific deforestation commitment
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Does the company commitment also explicitly apply to hidden/indirect soy?: No

            When was this commitment set?: 2021
            "When sourcing raw materials such as palm oil or pulp for our products and packaging, Clorox is committed to working with suppliers that ensure production does not lead to loss of natural ecosystems or biodiversity, deforestation or human rights infringements, among other environmental or social issues. Our commitment to sustainable sourcing of raw materials includes minerals extraction as we avoid sources that directly or indirectly fund conflict."[...]"Raw and packaging materials (of agricultural or mining origins) are defined as raw materials that come from nature palm oil, timber, pulp and paper, soy"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "When sourcing raw materials such as palm oil or pulp for our products and packaging, Clorox is committed to working with suppliers that ensure production does not lead to loss of natural ecosystems or biodiversity, deforestation or human rights infringements, among other environmental or social issues. Our commitment to sustainable sourcing of raw materials includes minerals extraction as we avoid sources that directly or indirectly fund conflict."[...]"Raw and packaging materials (of agricultural or mining origins) are defined as raw materials that come from nature palm oil, timber, pulp and paper, soy"
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            What actions or steps are identified for time-bound implementation?: NA
            "When sourcing raw materials such as palm oil or pulp for our products and packaging, Clorox is committed to working with suppliers that ensure production does not lead to loss of natural ecosystems or biodiversity, deforestation or human rights infringements, among other environmental or social issues. Our commitment to sustainable sourcing of raw materials includes minerals extraction as we avoid sources that directly or indirectly fund conflict."[...]"Raw and packaging materials (of agricultural or mining origins) are defined as raw materials that come from nature palm oil, timber, pulp and paper, soy"
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2023)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2023)
            0.5/0.5
            What date is given for the interim milestone?: NA
            "When sourcing raw materials such as palm oil or pulp for our products and packaging, Clorox is committed to working with suppliers that ensure production does not lead to loss of natural ecosystems or biodiversity, deforestation or human rights infringements, among other environmental or social issues. Our commitment to sustainable sourcing of raw materials includes minerals extraction as we avoid sources that directly or indirectly fund conflict."[...]"Raw and packaging materials (of agricultural or mining origins) are defined as raw materials that come from nature palm oil, timber, pulp and paper, soy"
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/7.5
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            Post 2050 or no target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
      • Associated Human Rights Abuses
        6/17
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          3/3
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          3/3
          Details of commitment: ILO; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association

          How far back in the supply chain does this commitment apply?: Tier 1

          Other workers' rights commitments: Free from abusive practices/undue disciplinary procedures
          "Our Code details business practice standards for our direct suppliers of goods, service providers, consultants, distributors, licensees, joint ventures, contractors and temporary workers. It is based on the International Labour Organization (ILO) Declaration on Fundamental Principles...Prohibit harassment, discrimination or inhumane treatment: Business partners must provide a workplace free from discrimination, harassment, and abuse...Comply with laws protecting the rights of workers to freely associate...Forbid unlawful child labor...Prohibit human trafficking and slavery: Business partners must evaluate and mitigate risks of human trafficking and slavery in their operations, and must not produce goods or services for Clorox using forced, involuntary or compulsory labor"
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/2
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/2
        • Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          1/1
          Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          0.5/1
          What does the commitment cover?: Social harm; Environmental harm
          "Suppliers’ compliance with the requirements of our Policy, Standard and all applicable laws is a material condition of continued business with Clorox. We will endeavor to work with our suppliers to address issues and implement remediation solutions, but in case of prolonged or excessive non-compliance, Clorox reserves the right to review business with our supplier, up to and including termination of the business relationship and any related contracts."
        • Commitment to test Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to test for FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          2/3
          Commitment to test Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to test for FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          2/3
          How far back in the supply chain does this commitment apply?: Tier 1
          "All negotiations with regard to purchasing, leasing, extracting from or otherwise using property, natural resources or land, including the use of and transfers of such, must adhere to the principles of free, prior and informed consent, contract transparency and disclosure. Clorox has zero tolerance for land grabbing."
        • Commitment to respect customary rights to land, resources, and territory
          No
          0/3
        • Zero-tolerance approach to violence and threats
          No
          0/3
      • Implementation and Reporting
        12/56
        • Reporting proportion of compliant volumes
          0/0
        • Reporting is independently verified
          No
          0/2
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          Yes, required
          3/3
          Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          Yes, required
          3/3
          "We also require our suppliers to share our Policy, its associated standards, and our BPCoC with their upstream suppliers and ensure those suppliers adhere to our principles and requirements."[...]"When sourcing raw materials such as palm oil or wood-based fiber for our products and packaging, Clorox is committed to working with suppliers to ensure production does not cause a loss of natural ecosystems or biodiversity, deforestation or human rights infringements, among other environmental or social issues."
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Jurisdictional approach focused on sustainable land use
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          For what percentage of material produced or sourced by the company has forest risk been assessed?: NA

          How frequently are assessments conducted?: Not specified
          "In 2020, Clorox worked with our NGO partner to conduct a supply chain risk profile to better understand specific supplier and regional risks in detail. We have been able to do this because of our advanced traceability efforts outlined above. We will continue to focus on engaging suppliers utilizing the 2020 risk assessment to ensure transparent NDPE policies and work on specific transformation activities that support a positive influence through the supply chain."
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "From time to time, Clorox or its third-party advisors may evaluate business partners’ compliance in areas relevant to the Code...Comply with all applicable laws: Business partners must ensure that they, their affiliates and their workers comply with all applicable laws and regulations when conducting business for Clorox"
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company?: Own mechanism

          Which issues does the grievance mechanism cover?: Social; Environmental
          "Our Code details business practice standards. No code of conduct can cover every business situation that may require legal or ethical guidance. We encourage our business partners to contact us with any questions about the Code or ethical or legal concerns arising from their relationship with us. In addition, anyone who becomes aware of any actual or potential violation of the Code or any applicable law by any Clorox business partner, or other misconduct, should immediately report such conduct to Clorox. Business partners, including their employees, may contact Clorox directly via either (1) the Clorox employee with whom they have a working relationship or (2) the Clorox Compliance Hotline, which allows for confidential reporting where permitted by law. The Clorox Compliance Hotline can be reached using the contact information below. Business partners are expected to comply with all applicable data privacy laws when using the hotline. We will in turn comply with applicable requirements upon receipt"
        • Report volumes of commodity sourced/used
          No reporting
          0/3
        • Monitor compliance for labour rights and FPIC
          Yes, and publishes evidence of actions taken to implement its commitment on labour rights in the production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages or otherwise controls or its supply chains
          3/5
          Monitor compliance for labour rights and FPIC
          Yes, and publishes evidence of actions taken to implement its commitment on labour rights in the production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages or otherwise controls or its supply chains
          2.5/5
          What percentage/number of new interests, developments, or expansions has the company used FPIC to secure consent of indigenous peoples/local communities?: NA

          What steps has the company taken to implement their labour rights commitment?: Request attend training + audits

          What is the status of those FPIC processes?: NA
          "Clorox may periodically request business partners and their workers to attend trainings on legal or compliance topics conducted by Clorox or on Clorox’s behalf. Failure to make reasonable efforts to participate in such trainings upon request is a violation of the Code....Business partners are expected to designate one or more members of management staff to be responsible for assessing and monitoring its compliance with the Code. From time to time, and consistent with our business partners’ obligation to comply with the Code, we may ask business partners to execute certifications of their compliance with the principles in the Code. To manage risk in the supply chain, we use various third-party audit criteria to help evaluate suppliers’ overall compliance in areas such as, responsible sourcing, quality, safety and environmental compliance. From time to time, Clorox or its third-party advisors may evaluate business partners’ compliance in areas relevant to the Code, such as financial books and records, responsible sourcing, quality, safety and environmental compliance. All Clorox business partners are expected to cooperate with reasonable requests from Clorox or its advisors in connection with performing these reviews or audits."
        • Monitor compliance for zero tolerance approach and customary rights
          No
          0/5
        • Downstream: Reporting suppliers
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
          Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
          Does the company have a list of blacklisted or otherwise excluded suppliers or producers?: No
  • * commodity scores for which a company is not a powerbroker are given half the weighting of other commodities in total scores

  • Commitment strength
    12/17
    Avg. score
  • Implementation and Reporting
    21/56
    Avg. score
  • Associated Human Rights Abuses
    6/17
    Avg. score

Profile

The Clorox Company, headquartered in the US, specialises in manufacturing consumer and professional cleaning products, as well as personal care products. The Clorox Company has operations in 25 countries, with brand names including Burt’s Bees, Clorox and Glad. Clorox Co, The is selected as a powerbroker for palm oil and paper packaging.

Sector
Industry sector 
Household Products, Packaged Foods & Meats, Paper Packaging
Segments
Manufacturer
HQ
HQ 
United States
Company Type
Company type 
CO
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

Top Brands

Clorox, Hidden Valley, Clorox Pro, Burts Bees, Brita, Neocell, Rainbow Light, Kingsford, Ayudin, Liquid Plumr

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