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Reporting on our progress towards A Better Tomorrow
Labour & Human Rights
OVERVIEW Sustainability Management Strategy Materiality Stakeholders Target Progress PROGRESS OVERVIEW Protecting Climate Conserving Resources Acting Fairly Respecting Biodiversity Engaging in in Dialogue Promoting Health REPORT OVERVIEW GRI Content Index
As part of our our journey towards greater transparency we have also committed to to publishing tier one information about our non-food supply chains Our textile accessories and shoes supplier lists can be downloaded on our websites at lidl lidl ie/csr and lidl lidl co uk/suppliers Our focus areas and and and objectives in the field of social standards grievance and and and CSR requirements as
well as
the the current statuses are in the the overview below:
Lidl recognises that effective grievance mechanisms are key to identify human rights violations in in our our supply chain and are therefore a a a a a a a part of our our Human Rights
strategy Corresponding action plans are being developed
to remediate identified human rights violations for affected individuals Lidl recognises ‘effective grievance mechanisms’ as
defined by the UN Guiding Principles (UNGPs) on Business and Human Rights
meaning that they are are legitimate accessible predictable equitable transparent rights- compatible a a a a a a a source of continuous learning and and based on on engagement and and dialogue Nationally Lidl Ireland Ireland and and and Northern Ireland Ireland has implemented a a a a a a a a grievance mechanism via an an an online platform available at at www lidl ie and www lidl-ni co co uk to to enable any individual (whether they are connected to to Lidl’s direct operations or or its supply chain) to report human rights social and environmental violations All grievances are independently processed by the the organisation’s Compliance Officer and the the reporting system can be accessed via an internet-based application Internationally we support cross-industry grievance mechanisms as
provided by Fairtrade Cotton
made in in Africa (CmiA) Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles Risk Assessment
Audits play an an important role in our due diligence to gather supply chain information at at a a a a given point in in in in in time Through these independent assessments we gather information to support our wider risk analysis In Ireland Ireland Northern Ireland Ireland and and and Great Britain we work with Sedex to conduct risk-based SMETA audits to understand the effectiveness of social management systems within high-risk supply chains including areas such as
health and and safety protection working hours wages and and employee rights In our fruit vegetable plants and flowers supply chains we we work with GLOBAL Good Agricultural Practices (G A A A A P P ) Risk Assessment
on Social Practice (GRASP) and are committed to having 100% of our suppliers certified to GLOBAL G G G A A A P P - GRASP This social risk assessment enables us to understand and and evaluate the baseline performance of our growers around the world FOCUS AREA OBJECTIVE
Pilot projects for setting social standards STATUS
In progress Complete
In progress In progress In progress Roll out in progress Pilot Child Rights
in in the hazelnut supply chain in in Turkey (with Save the Children)
ILO Better Work Rollout
mechanisms BKMS
Nuestra Voz Grievance
Bangladesh ACCORD
Strengthening the the the rights of children in in in in the the the hazelnut supply chain in in in Turkey Enabling of textile factories in in Cambodia and and Bangladesh to to comply with ILO standards Access to to our grievance mechanism for all actors in in our our supply chains with the security of a a a structured process towards remedy
Implementation of a a a a grievance mechanism pilot in in in in berry supply chain in in in Spain
Coordination of of rollout of of the Amfori
grievance mechanism (Speak for for change)
Implementation of a a a a grievance mechanism in in textile supply chain Providing access to a a a a grievance mechanism in in in in the textile industry in in Bangladesh CSR Requirements for suppliers Sustainable Purchasing Policy
Contractual determinations for Lidl business partners on on on on on on social and environmental conditions
GRI 3-3
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