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  • Overall approach
    4/12
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      3/4
      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
      Do they have a commitment for other non-Forest 500 commodities, if so which?:

      Commodities (if applicable): 0
      "Suppliers should promote ecological diversity by protecting and enhancing on-farm and/or neighboring habitats and ecosystems. Suppliers must commit to no deforestation or degradation of primary forest and, in addition, zero net deforestation in agro-forestry supply chains"
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      "Smucker considers environmental sustainability to be one of our many responsibilities as a good corporate citizen, and it is a strategic focus of our Company. We strive to develop relationships with Suppliers who share our concerns and commitment to improving the environment... Where appropriate, Suppliers should promote ecological diversity by protecting and enhancing on-farm and/or neighboring habitats and ecosystems. "
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      0/1
    • High-level management of deforestion
      0/1
      No
      0/1
      Which commodities does it apply to?: Palm oil; Soy; Pulp & Paper
      "Our Vice President, Government Relations and Corporate Sustainability (VP-GR&CS) has the highest level of direct responsibility for corporate responsibility and sustainability within the Company and is the executive sponsor of the Sustainability Steering Committee, which was established in 2006. The Committee, which is chaired by our Director of Sustainability and is comprised of key leaders from various functional areas, leads our sustainability goal- setting efforts and monitoring of activities. The Committee meets on a regular basis to prioritize such risks and opportunities and report progress on the various sustainability efforts throughout the Company"
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/2
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/2
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
    • Target to reduce emissions in scope 1/2
      Yes
      0/0
      Type of climate target: Absolute zero emissions

      What is the target date for the company to achieve their climate target?: 2030
      "Reduce absolute scope 1 and scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 28% by 2030 from a 2019 base year*. 
  • Commodity score
    28/88
    • Palm oil
      54/88
      • Commitment Strength
        17/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          6/8
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Which certification schemes are used?: RSPO

            Does the company have a commitment to the protection of other specific named ecosystems?: HCS; Peat
            "Suppliers should promote ecological diversity by protecting and enhancing on-farm and/or neighboring habitats and ecosystems. Suppliers must commit to no deforestation or degradation of primary forest and, in addition, zero net deforestation in agro-forestry supply chains" "We maintain 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified designation for our direct palm oil and palm-derived ingredients, contributing to the production of certified sustainable palm oil." "We work with our suppliers to ensure thepalm oil we source is harvested based on the following practices:Protecting forests o No development in high-carbon stock forest areas or high-conservation-value areas o No burning to clear land for new plantingor replanting Protecting peat lands o No new development on peat lands,regardless of depth o Apply Best Management Practices for existing  plantations on peat lands, and explore options for restoration when feasible"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "We maintain 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified designation for our direct palm oil and palm-derived ingredients, contributing to the production of certified sustainable palm oil." "We work with our suppliers to ensure thepalm oil we source is harvested based on the following practices:Protecting forests o No development in high-carbon stock forest areas or high-conservation-value areas o No burning to clear land for new plantingor replanting Protecting peat lands o No new development on peat lands,regardless of depth o Apply Best Management Practices for existing  plantations on peat lands, and explore options for restoration when feasible"
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            "We maintain 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified designation for our direct palm oil and palm-derived ingredients, contributing to the production of certified sustainable palm oil." "We work with our suppliers to ensure thepalm oil we source is harvested based on the following practices:Protecting forests o No development in high-carbon stock forest areas or high-conservation-value areas o No burning to clear land for new plantingor replanting Protecting peat lands o No new development on peat lands,regardless of depth o Apply Best Management Practices for existing  plantations on peat lands, and explore options for restoration when feasible"
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            "We maintain 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified designation for our direct palm oil and palm-derived ingredients, contributing to the production of certified sustainable palm oil." "We work with our suppliers to ensure thepalm oil we source is harvested based on the following practices:Protecting forests o No development in high-carbon stock forest areas or high-conservation-value areas o No burning to clear land for new plantingor replanting Protecting peat lands o No new development on peat lands,regardless of depth o Apply Best Management Practices for existing  plantations on peat lands, and explore options for restoration when feasible"
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          5/5
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            3/3
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            3/3
            Type of commitment: HCS; Peat
            "Today, 100 percent of the palm oil we purchasedirectly is from responsible certified sustainablesources [...] We work with our suppliers to ensure the palm oil we source is harvested based on the following practices:Protecting forests: No development in high-carbon stock forest areas or high-conservation-value areas; No burning to clear land for new planting or replanting. Protecting peat lands; No new development on peat lands,regardless of depth; Apply Best Management Practices for existing plantations on peat lands, and explore options for restoration when feasible"; "Maintained 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified designation for our direct palm oil and palmderived ingredients, contributing to the production of certified sustainable palm oil." 
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "Today, 100 percent of the palm oil we purchasedirectly is from responsible certified sustainablesources [...] We work with our suppliers to ensure the palm oil we source is harvested based on the following practices:Protecting forests: No development in high-carbon stock forest areas or high-conservation-value areas; No burning to clear land for new planting or replanting. Protecting peat lands; No new development on peat lands,regardless of depth; Apply Best Management Practices for existing plantations on peat lands, and explore options for restoration when feasible"; "Maintained 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified designation for our direct palm oil and palmderived ingredients, contributing to the production of certified sustainable palm oil." 
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            Target date is current see 3.2.
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          5/6
          • Commitment details
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            "Today, 100 percent of the palm oil we purchase is directly from responsible and certified sustainable sources — 82 percent of which comes from Indonesia and 17 percent from Malaysia. While 100 percent is traceable to the mill, we continue to work toward tracing 100 percent of our palm oil purchases to the plantation on which they were grown, a commitment that we hope to achieve by 2020. At the start of calendar year 2018, our purchases are roughly 30 percent traceable to the plantation."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "Today, 100 percent of the palm oil we purchase is directly from responsible and certified sustainable sources — 82 percent of which comes from Indonesia and 17 percent from Malaysia. While 100 percent is traceable to the mill, we continue to work toward tracing 100 percent of our palm oil purchases to the plantation on which they were grown, a commitment that we hope to achieve by 2020. At the start of calendar year 2018, our purchases are roughly 30 percent traceable to the plantation."
          • Target date
            Past target date, not updated or not achieved
            0/0.7
            Target date
            Past target date, not updated or not achieved
            0/0.7
            "Today, 100 percent of the palm oil we purchase is directly from responsible and certified sustainable sources — 82 percent of which comes from Indonesia and 17 percent from Malaysia. While 100 percent is traceable to the mill, we continue to work toward tracing 100 percent of our palm oil purchases to the plantation on which they were grown, a commitment that we hope to achieve by 2020. At the start of calendar year 2018, our purchases are roughly 30 percent traceable to the plantation."
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
      • Social Considerations
        13/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces

          Details of commitment: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association
          "Smucker supports international human rights principles, including the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, the International Labour Organization’s Declaration of Fundamental Principles and Rights to Work, the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the International Labour Organization (ILO) Core Conventions and ILO Conventions No. 11, 77, 181 and 190...Each employee has the right to work in an atmosphere that promotes equal opportunities and affirmative action, including the same access to employment, promotion opportunities, and training, including vocational training. Suppliers must prohibit discriminatory practices, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employees must receive equal remuneration for work of equal value. Suppliers must ensure the workplace is free of harassment, including sexual harassment, verbal or physical abuse, or other such unlawful and unethical treatment, including economic harm. Suppliers may under no circumstances physically discipline employees or otherwise threaten their physical safety...The Company is committed to operating its facilities in a manner that protects human health and safety as well as the environment." "Smucker does not condone or permit the use of child labor by our Suppliers, or the companies with whom they do business, in any of their local or global facilities or operations...We expect our Suppliers to comply with all applicable wage and hour laws, and rules and regulations, including minimum wage, overtime, and maximum hours."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          What is the nature of that support?: Technical assistance/support
          "We work with our suppliers to ensure the palm oil we source is harvested based onthe following practices: Fostering positive impacts on human and community rights...Facilitate the inclusion of smallholders in the  supply chain"
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          "Suppliers must prohibit discriminatory practices, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law."
        • 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, or expansions
          4/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          4/4
          "We work with our suppliers to ensure the palm oil we source is harvested based on the following practices: Fostering positive impacts on human and community rights...Respect land tenure rights, including the rights of indigenous and local communities to give or withhold their free, prior and informed consent to all new development or operations on lands to which they hold legal, communal or customary rights"
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          Yes
          Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          Yes
          0/0
          "Fostering positive impacts on human and community rights...Respect land tenure rights, including the rights of indigenous and local communities to give or withhold their free, prior and informed consent to all new development or operations on lands to which they hold legal, communal or customary rights...to Resolve all verifiable complaints and conflicts through an open, transparent and consultative process"
      • Reporting and Implementation
        24/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            In the 2020 RSPO ACOP report, JM Smucker report using 13401.0 tonnes of palm oil with 13401.0 tonnes certified
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            "Today, 100 percent of the palm oil we purchasedirectly is from responsible certified sustainablesources [...] We work with our suppliers to ensure the palm oil we source is harvested based on the following practices:Protecting forests: No development in high-carbon stock forest areas or high-conservation-value areas; No burning to clear land for new planting or replanting. Protecting peat lands; No new development on peat lands,regardless of depth; Apply Best Management Practices for existing plantations on peat lands, and explore options for restoration when feasible"; "Maintained 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified designation for our direct palm oil and palmderived ingredients, contributing to the production of certified sustainable palm oil." 
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.7
        • Reporting is independently verified
          1/1
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: RSPO

            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: RSPO
            In the 2020 RSPO ACOP report, JM Smucker report using 13401.0 tonnes of palm oil with 13401.0 tonnes certified
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: Certification scheme

            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: RSPO
            "Today, 100 percent of the palm oil we purchasedirectly is from responsible certified sustainablesources [...] We work with our suppliers to ensure the palm oil we source is harvested based on the following practices:Protecting forests: No development in high-carbon stock forest areas or high-conservation-value areas; No burning to clear land for new planting or replanting. Protecting peat lands; No new development on peat lands,regardless of depth; Apply Best Management Practices for existing plantations on peat lands, and explore options for restoration when feasible"; "Maintained 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified designation for our direct palm oil and palmderived ingredients, contributing to the production of certified sustainable palm oil." 
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          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
          "We expect our Suppliers to implement and maintain effective management systems to ensure they comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and codes of the countries in which they do business. The Company will not do business with Suppliers who knowingly violate laws or have repeated problems conforming to them...Suppliers are required to comply with this Supplier Code as  a condition of doing business with Smucker. Suppliers must also ensure their suppliers and subcontractors involved in the provision of goods or services for Smucker are also in compliance. Suppliers must appoint personnel responsible for communicating and implementing the standards set forth in this Supplier Code. Smucker will employ various mechanisms to assess compliance, such as certifications, review of records, onsite audits and recognition of equivalent onsite audits. All Suppliers are required to complete a third-party social compliance audit with an approved social audit scheme and provide Smucker with the audit results. Suppliers must allow Smucker and/or any of its representatives or agents reasonable access to its facilities and relevant records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this Supplier Code. Suppliers must take responsibility for any corrective actions or remediation plans and ensure that any items during the audit are fully addressed. We will monitor the status of corrective actions and remediation plans. If the Company determines that any Supplier has violated this Supplier Code, the Company may, at its discretion, either terminate its business relationship or require the Supplier to implement a corrective action plan within a time frame agreed upon between the Supplier and the Company"
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Which issues does the grievance mechanism cover?: Social; Environmental

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, etc.)?: Own mechanism

          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No
          "We believe that maintaining a responsible supply chain requires open communication, collaboration and partnership. As part of our efforts to ensure transparency throughout the supply chain, we provide convenient access to report a potential issue anonymously and without fear of retaliation. Anyone may use our Smucker Integrity Portal (1-844-319-9352) or visit online to submit a report." Links to online Integrity portal to submit report. 
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting total volume
          2/2
          Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting total volume
          2/2
          Total/partial volume reported: 13401.0 tonnes
          In the 2020 RSPO ACOP report, JM Smucker report using 13401.0 tonnes of palm oil with 13401.0 tonnes certified
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          100%
          6/6
          Report verified volumes of commodity
          100%
          6/6
          For what percent of the company's supply volume is third-party verification of performance relative to commitments conducted?: 100%

          What is the certified volume?: 13401.0 tonnes

          What third-party verification is used?: RSPO

          What is the non-certified/non-compliant volume?: 0 tonnes
          In the 2020 RSPO ACOP report, JM Smucker report using 13401.0 tonnes of palm oil with 13401.0 tonnes certified
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          "Suppliers are required to comply with this Supplier Code as a condition of doing business with Smucker. Suppliers must also ensure their suppliers and subcontractors involved in the provision of goods or services for Smucker are also in compliance. Suppliers must appoint personnel responsible for communicating and implementing the standards set forth in this Supplier Code. Smucker will employ various mechanisms to assess compliance, such as certifications, review of records, onsite audits and recognition of equivalent onsite audits. All Suppliers are required to complete a third-party social compliance audit with an approved social audit scheme and provide Smucker with the audit results. Suppliers must allow Smucker and/or any of its representatives or agents reasonable access to its facilities and relevant records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this Supplier Code. Suppliers must take responsibility for any corrective actions or remediation plans and ensure that any items during the audit are fully addressed. We will monitor the status of corrective actions and remediation plans.If the Company determines that any Supplier has violated this Supplier Code, the Company may, at its discretion, either terminate its business relationship or require the Supplier to implement a corrective action plan within a time frame agreed upon between the Supplier and the Company."
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          3/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          3/4
          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified 

          Details of monitoring: Using 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?: 100%
          "With the Supplier Code of Conduct as the foundation establishing our expectations, the Global Responsible Sourcing program is coordinated through assessments of all direct suppliers to ensure adherence to the environmental and social standards established. Our suppliers complete detailed questionnaires that provide us with transparency on their processes. Suppliers are expected to complete any corrective actions resulting from the self-assessment questionnaires or on-site audits within a designated period of timeThese assessments are evaluated in detail to determine areas that require further investigation and what remediation may be necessary. When issues are identified, we work with the supplier to ensure that the matter can be resolved in a manner that meets our expectations for responsible practices across operations. We monitor our suppliers regularly as we strive for continuous improvements to confirm compliance and assist us in achieving our objective to ensure a responsible supply chain."
        • 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 engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: No

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

          What criteria does the policy specify for blacklisting or exclusion?: Non compliance with supplier code of conduct
          "Suppliers are required to comply with this Supplier Code as a condition of doing business with Smucker. Suppliers must also ensure their suppliers and subcontractors involved in the provision of goods or services for Smucker are also in compliance. Suppliers must appoint personnel responsible for communicating and implementing the standards set forth in this Supplier Code. Smucker will employ various mechanisms to assess compliance, such as certifications, review of records, onsite audits and recognition of equivalent onsite audits. All Suppliers are required to complete a third-party social compliance audit with an approved social audit scheme and provide Smucker with the audit results. Suppliers must allow Smucker and/or any of its representatives or agents reasonable access to its facilities and relevant records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this Supplier Code. Suppliers must take responsibility for any corrective actions or remediation plans and ensure that any items during the audit are fully addressed. We will monitor the status of corrective actions and remediation plans.If the Company determines that any Supplier has violated this Supplier Code, the Company may, at its discretion, either terminate its business relationship or require the Supplier to implement a corrective action plan within a time frame agreed upon between the Supplier and the Company"
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Pulp & Paper
      28/88
      • Commitment Strength
        8/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          3/8
          • Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment/other
            1/6
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Sustainability commitment/other
            1/6
            "2020 goals achieved...Ensure 100% of fiber-based packaging is from recycled and/or certified sources by 2025"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "2020 goals achieved...Ensure 100% of fiber-based packaging is from recycled and/or certified sources by 2025"
          • Target date
            2025
            0.3/0.7
            Target date
            2025
            0.3/0.7
            "2020 goals achieved...Ensure 100% of fiber-based packaging is from recycled and/or certified sources by 2025"
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            "2020 goals achieved...Ensure 100% of fiber-based packaging is from recycled and/or certified sources by 2025"
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          5/5
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            3/3
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            3/3
            Type of commitment: Recycled content
            "As always, we remain focused on continuous improvement and seek to raise the bar on our environmental sustainability goals. We previously shared the first objectives as part of this new, broader set of goals, specifically around our packaging commitments: • Striving for 100% recyclable, compostable or reusable packaging materials by 2025• Making How2Recycle® information available for all packaging by 2025• Ensuring 100% of fiber-based packaging is from recycled and/or certified sources by 2025"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "As always, we remain focused on continuous improvement and seek to raise the bar on our environmental sustainability goals. We previously shared the first objectives as part of this new, broader set of goals, specifically around our packaging commitments: • Striving for 100% recyclable, compostable or reusable packaging materials by 2025• Making How2Recycle® information available for all packaging by 2025• Ensuring 100% of fiber-based packaging is from recycled and/or certified sources by 2025"
          • Target date
            2025
            0.3/0.7
            Target date
            2025
            0.3/0.7
            "As always, we remain focused on continuous improvement and seek to raise the bar on our environmental sustainability goals. We previously shared the first objectives as part of this new, broader set of goals, specifically around our packaging commitments: • Striving for 100% recyclable, compostable or reusable packaging materials by 2025• Making How2Recycle® information available for all packaging by 2025• Ensuring 100% of fiber-based packaging is from recycled and/or certified sources by 2025"
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            "As always, we remain focused on continuous improvement and seek to raise the bar on our environmental sustainability goals. We previously shared the first objectives as part of this new, broader set of goals, specifically around our packaging commitments: • Striving for 100% recyclable, compostable or reusable packaging materials by 2025• Making How2Recycle® information available for all packaging by 2025• Ensuring 100% of fiber-based packaging is from recycled and/or certified sources by 2025"
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/6
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
      • 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

          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces
          "Smucker supports international human rights principles, including the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, the International Labour Organization’s Declaration of Fundamental Principles and Rights to Work, the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the International Labour Organization (ILO) Core Conventions and ILO Conventions No. 11, 77, 181 and 190...Each employee has the right to work in an atmosphere that promotes equal opportunities and affirmative action, including the same access to employment, promotion opportunities, and training, including vocational training. Suppliers must prohibit discriminatory practices, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employees must receive equal remuneration for work of equal value. Suppliers must ensure the workplace is free of harassment, including sexual harassment, verbal or physical abuse, or other such unlawful and unethical treatment, including economic harm. Suppliers may under no circumstances physically discipline employees or otherwise threaten their physical safety...The Company is committed to operating its facilities in a manner that protects human health and safety as well as the environment." "Smucker does not condone or permit the use of child labor by our Suppliers, or the companies with whom they do business, in any of their local or global facilities or operations...We expect our Suppliers to comply with all applicable wage and hour laws, and rules and regulations, including minimum wage, overtime, and maximum hours."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          "Suppliers must prohibit discriminatory practices, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        15/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.7
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            "As always, we remain focused on continuous improvement and seek to raise the bar on our environmental sustainability goals. We previously shared the first objectives as part of this new, broader set of goals, specifically around our packaging commitments: • Striving for 100% recyclable, compostable or reusable packaging materials by 2025• Making How2Recycle® information available for all packaging by 2025• Ensuring 100% of fiber-based packaging is from recycled and/or certified sources by 2025"
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.7
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/1
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • 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, How2Recycle® initiative

          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings
          "We are partnering with the Sustainable Packaging Coalition with the mission to create packaging that is good for people and the environment." "In October 2018, we pledged our support to the How2Recycle® initiative—which works to reduce confusion through the use of clear, easy-to understand labeling."
        • 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
          "We expect our Suppliers to implement and maintain effective management systems to ensure they comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and codes of the countries in which they do business. The Company will not do business with Suppliers who knowingly violate laws or have repeated problems conforming to them...Suppliers are required to comply with this Supplier Code as  a condition of doing business with Smucker. Suppliers must also ensure their suppliers and subcontractors involved in the provision of goods or services for Smucker are also in compliance. Suppliers must appoint personnel responsible for communicating and implementing the standards set forth in this Supplier Code. Smucker will employ various mechanisms to assess compliance, such as certifications, review of records, onsite audits and recognition of equivalent onsite audits. All Suppliers are required to complete a third-party social compliance audit with an approved social audit scheme and provide Smucker with the audit results. Suppliers must allow Smucker and/or any of its representatives or agents reasonable access to its facilities and relevant records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this Supplier Code. Suppliers must take responsibility for any corrective actions or remediation plans and ensure that any items during the audit are fully addressed. We will monitor the status of corrective actions and remediation plans. If the Company determines that any Supplier has violated this Supplier Code, the Company may, at its discretion, either terminate its business relationship or require the Supplier to implement a corrective action plan within a time frame agreed upon between the Supplier and the Company"
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          Which issues does the grievance mechanism cover?: Social; Environmental

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, etc.)?: Own mechanism
          "We believe that maintaining a responsible supply chain requires open communication, collaboration and partnership. As part of our efforts to ensure transparency throughout the supply chain, we provide convenient access to report a potential issue anonymously and without fear of retaliation. Anyone may use our Smucker Integrity Portal (1-844-319-9352) or visit online to submit a report." Links to online Integrity portal to submit report. 
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          "Suppliers are required to comply with this Supplier Code as a condition of doing business with Smucker. Suppliers must also ensure their suppliers and subcontractors involved in the provision of goods or services for Smucker are also in compliance. Suppliers must appoint personnel responsible for communicating and implementing the standards set forth in this Supplier Code. Smucker will employ various mechanisms to assess compliance, such as certifications, review of records, onsite audits and recognition of equivalent onsite audits. All Suppliers are required to complete a third-party social compliance audit with an approved social audit scheme and provide Smucker with the audit results. Suppliers must allow Smucker and/or any of its representatives or agents reasonable access to its facilities and relevant records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this Supplier Code. Suppliers must take responsibility for any corrective actions or remediation plans and ensure that any items during the audit are fully addressed. We will monitor the status of corrective actions and remediation plans.If the Company determines that any Supplier has violated this Supplier Code, the Company may, at its discretion, either terminate its business relationship or require the Supplier to implement a corrective action plan within a time frame agreed upon between the Supplier and the Company."
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          3/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          3/4
          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems

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

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified

          For what percent of suppliers does the company directly monitor compliance of production or processing operations?: 100%
          "With the Supplier Code of Conduct as the foundation establishing our expectations, the Global Responsible Sourcing program is coordinated through assessments of all direct suppliers to ensure adherence to the environmental and social standards established. Our suppliers complete detailed questionnaires that provide us with transparency on their processes.Suppliers are expected to complete any corrective actions resulting from the self-assessment questionnaires or on-site audits within a designated period of timeThese assessments are evaluated in detail to determine areas that require further investigation and what remediation may be necessary. When issues are identified, we work with the supplier to ensure that the matter can be resolved in a manner that meets our expectations for responsible practices across operations.We monitor our suppliers regularly as we strive for continuous improvements to confirm compliance and assist us in achieving our objective to ensure a responsible supply chain."
        • 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
          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 with supplier code of conduct 

          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: No
          "Suppliers are required to comply with this Supplier Code as a condition of doing business with Smucker. Suppliers must also ensure their suppliers and subcontractors involved in the provision of goods or services for Smucker are also in compliance. Suppliers must appoint personnel responsible for communicating and implementing the standards set forth in this Supplier Code. Smucker will employ various mechanisms to assess compliance, such as certifications, review of records, onsite audits and recognition of equivalent onsite audits. All Suppliers are required to complete a third-party social compliance audit with an approved social audit scheme and provide Smucker with the audit results. Suppliers must allow Smucker and/or any of its representatives or agents reasonable access to its facilities and relevant records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this Supplier Code. Suppliers must take responsibility for any corrective actions or remediation plans and ensure that any items during the audit are fully addressed. We will monitor the status of corrective actions and remediation plans.If the Company determines that any Supplier has violated this Supplier Code, the Company may, at its discretion, either terminate its business relationship or require the Supplier to implement a corrective action plan within a time frame agreed upon between the Supplier and the Company"
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Soy
      11/88
      • Commitment Strength
        0/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            No commitment
            0/8
            (For downstream soy companies only) Does the company commitment also explicitly apply to hidden/indirect soy?: No
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/9
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
      • Social Considerations
        5/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces

          Details of commitment: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association
          "Smucker supports international human rights principles, including the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, the International Labour Organization’s Declaration of Fundamental Principles and Rights to Work, the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the International Labour Organization (ILO) Core Conventions and ILO Conventions No. 11, 77, 181 and 190...Each employee has the right to work in an atmosphere that promotes equal opportunities and affirmative action, including the same access to employment, promotion opportunities, and training, including vocational training. Suppliers must prohibit discriminatory practices, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employees must receive equal remuneration for work of equal value. Suppliers must ensure the workplace is free of harassment, including sexual harassment, verbal or physical abuse, or other such unlawful and unethical treatment, including economic harm. Suppliers may under no circumstances physically discipline employees or otherwise threaten their physical safety...The Company is committed to operating its facilities in a manner that protects human health and safety as well as the environment." "Smucker does not condone or permit the use of child labor by our Suppliers, or the companies with whom they do business, in any of their local or global facilities or operations...We expect our Suppliers to comply with all applicable wage and hour laws, and rules and regulations, including minimum wage, overtime, and maximum hours."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          "Suppliers must prohibit discriminatory practices, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        6/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2.5
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.5
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          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
          "We expect our Suppliers to implement and maintain effective management systems to ensure they comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and codes of the countries in which they do business. The Company will not do business with Suppliers who knowingly violate laws or have repeated problems conforming to them...Suppliers are required to comply with this Supplier Code as  a condition of doing business with Smucker. Suppliers must also ensure their suppliers and subcontractors involved in the provision of goods or services for Smucker are also in compliance. Suppliers must appoint personnel responsible for communicating and implementing the standards set forth in this Supplier Code. Smucker will employ various mechanisms to assess compliance, such as certifications, review of records, onsite audits and recognition of equivalent onsite audits. All Suppliers are required to complete a third-party social compliance audit with an approved social audit scheme and provide Smucker with the audit results. Suppliers must allow Smucker and/or any of its representatives or agents reasonable access to its facilities and relevant records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this Supplier Code. Suppliers must take responsibility for any corrective actions or remediation plans and ensure that any items during the audit are fully addressed. We will monitor the status of corrective actions and remediation plans. If the Company determines that any Supplier has violated this Supplier Code, the Company may, at its discretion, either terminate its business relationship or require the Supplier to implement a corrective action plan within a time frame agreed upon between the Supplier and the Company"
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Which issues does the grievance mechanism cover?: Social; Environmental

          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, etc.)?: Own mechanism
          "We believe that maintaining a responsible supply chain requires open communication, collaboration and partnership. As part of our efforts to ensure transparency throughout the supply chain, we provide convenient access to report a potential issue anonymously and without fear of retaliation. Anyone may use our Smucker Integrity Portal (1-844-319-9352) or visit online to submit a report." Links to online Integrity portal to submit report. 
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          "Suppliers are required to comply with this Supplier Code as a condition of doing business with Smucker. Suppliers must also ensure their suppliers and subcontractors involved in the provision of goods or services for Smucker are also in compliance. Suppliers must appoint personnel responsible for communicating and implementing the standards set forth in this Supplier Code. Smucker will employ various mechanisms to assess compliance, such as certifications, review of records, onsite audits and recognition of equivalent onsite audits. All Suppliers are required to complete a third-party social compliance audit with an approved social audit scheme and provide Smucker with the audit results. Suppliers must allow Smucker and/or any of its representatives or agents reasonable access to its facilities and relevant records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this Supplier Code. Suppliers must take responsibility for any corrective actions or remediation plans and ensure that any items during the audit are fully addressed. We will monitor the status of corrective actions and remediation plans.If the Company determines that any Supplier has violated this Supplier Code, the Company may, at its discretion, either terminate its business relationship or require the Supplier to implement a corrective action plan within a time frame agreed upon between the Supplier and the Company."
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          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: 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
    • Beef *
      11/88
      • Commitment Strength
        0/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/8
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/9
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
      • Social Considerations
        5/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces

          Details of commitment: ILO; UNGP; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association
          "Smucker supports international human rights principles, including the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, the International Labour Organization’s Declaration of Fundamental Principles and Rights to Work, the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the International Labour Organization (ILO) Core Conventions and ILO Conventions No. 11, 77, 181 and 190...Each employee has the right to work in an atmosphere that promotes equal opportunities and affirmative action, including the same access to employment, promotion opportunities, and training, including vocational training. Suppliers must prohibit discriminatory practices, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employees must receive equal remuneration for work of equal value. Suppliers must ensure the workplace is free of harassment, including sexual harassment, verbal or physical abuse, or other such unlawful and unethical treatment, including economic harm. Suppliers may under no circumstances physically discipline employees or otherwise threaten their physical safety...The Company is committed to operating its facilities in a manner that protects human health and safety as well as the environment." "Smucker does not condone or permit the use of child labor by our Suppliers, or the companies with whom they do business, in any of their local or global facilities or operations...We expect our Suppliers to comply with all applicable wage and hour laws, and rules and regulations, including minimum wage, overtime, and maximum hours."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          "Suppliers must prohibit discriminatory practices, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        6/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2.5
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.5
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          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
          "We expect our Suppliers to implement and maintain effective management systems to ensure they comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and codes of the countries in which they do business. The Company will not do business with Suppliers who knowingly violate laws or have repeated problems conforming to them...Suppliers are required to comply with this Supplier Code as  a condition of doing business with Smucker. Suppliers must also ensure their suppliers and subcontractors involved in the provision of goods or services for Smucker are also in compliance. Suppliers must appoint personnel responsible for communicating and implementing the standards set forth in this Supplier Code. Smucker will employ various mechanisms to assess compliance, such as certifications, review of records, onsite audits and recognition of equivalent onsite audits. All Suppliers are required to complete a third-party social compliance audit with an approved social audit scheme and provide Smucker with the audit results. Suppliers must allow Smucker and/or any of its representatives or agents reasonable access to its facilities and relevant records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this Supplier Code. Suppliers must take responsibility for any corrective actions or remediation plans and ensure that any items during the audit are fully addressed. We will monitor the status of corrective actions and remediation plans. If the Company determines that any Supplier has violated this Supplier Code, the Company may, at its discretion, either terminate its business relationship or require the Supplier to implement a corrective action plan within a time frame agreed upon between the Supplier and the Company"
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          Which issues does the grievance mechanism cover?: Social; Environmental

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, etc.)?: Own mechanism
          "We believe that maintaining a responsible supply chain requires open communication, collaboration and partnership. As part of our efforts to ensure transparency throughout the supply chain, we provide convenient access to report a potential issue anonymously and without fear of retaliation. Anyone may use our Smucker Integrity Portal (1-844-319-9352) or visit online to submit a report." Links to online Integrity portal to submit report. 
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          "Suppliers are required to comply with this Supplier Code as a condition of doing business with Smucker. Suppliers must also ensure their suppliers and subcontractors involved in the provision of goods or services for Smucker are also in compliance. Suppliers must appoint personnel responsible for communicating and implementing the standards set forth in this Supplier Code. Smucker will employ various mechanisms to assess compliance, such as certifications, review of records, onsite audits and recognition of equivalent onsite audits. All Suppliers are required to complete a third-party social compliance audit with an approved social audit scheme and provide Smucker with the audit results. Suppliers must allow Smucker and/or any of its representatives or agents reasonable access to its facilities and relevant records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this Supplier Code. Suppliers must take responsibility for any corrective actions or remediation plans and ensure that any items during the audit are fully addressed. We will monitor the status of corrective actions and remediation plans.If the Company determines that any Supplier has violated this Supplier Code, the Company may, at its discretion, either terminate its business relationship or require the Supplier to implement a corrective action plan within a time frame agreed upon between the Supplier and the Company."
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          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: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
          What criteria does the policy specify for blacklisting or exclusion?: Non compliance with supplier code of conduct

          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
  • * commodity scores for which a company is not a powerbroker are given half the weighting of other commodities in total scores

  • Commitment strength
    7/20
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    14/50
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    7/18
    Avg. score

Profile

JM Smucker is a Fortune 500 company who manufactures food and beverage products on a global scale. Famous brands include Crisco and Jif. JM Smucker is exposed to palm oil and soy as ingredients and to soy through animal feed for meat and dairy products. JM Smucker is selected as a powerbroker for palm oil, soy and paper packaging.

Sector
Industry sector 
Packaged food
Segments
Producer, Manufacturer
HQ
HQ 
United States
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

Top Brands

Crisco, Knotts, Meow Mix, Sahale, Jif, Pupperoni, Santa Cruz, Café Bustelo, 1850, Dunkin Donuts, Nutrish, Crisco, Sahale Snacks

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