Number of supplier site assessments conducted

  2011/12 2012/13 2013/14
Total 33 68 68
Number of supplier site assessments conducted 33 33 30
Number of site assessments conducted by JAC1 35 382

Notes:

  1. Vodafone joined JAC in October 2011. JAC assessments are reported on a calendar basis.
  2. This figure refers to the 2013 calendar year when 30 of the 38 JAC audits related to Vodafone suppliers.

Number of recommendations for improvement in 2013/141

Category Policy Performance Total
Health and safety 3 88 91
Environment 0 26 26
Working hours 1 19 20
Implementation of Code of Ethical Purchasing or equivalent 10 10 20
Payment 0 8 8
Child labour 0 3 3
Discrimination 1 1 2
Forced labour 1 0 1
Disciplinary practices 1 0 1
Freedom of association 0 0 0
Individual conduct 0 0 0
Total 17 155 172

Notes:

  1. This data excludes the results of the audits conducted through JAC which are subject to a non-disclosure agreement.