Goal: By 2015, achieve and maintain, going forward, at least a 98 percent compliance level for Company-owned and Company-managed facilities upholding the standards set in
Progress: On track. As of December 31, 2015, 98 percent of Company-owned facilities had achieved compliance with
In 2014, the Company investigated 296 human and workplace rights complaints from its employees, down from 336 in 2013. In cases where claims are substantiated, the Company immediately takes corrective action.
Goal: By 2015, achieve at least 90 percent compliance with
Progress: On track. As of December 31, 2015, 90 percent of the Company’s bottling partners and 92 percent of its direct suppliers had achieved compliance with
Audits are an important component of
In 2014, Coca-Cola enhanced its social audit protocol to include a review of land rights and a greater focus on migrant workers. Due to these program updates, the Company ceased recognizing audits that did not capture these new elements as of April 1, 2015.
Coca-Cola is actively working through forums such as AIM-PROGRESS to ensure its peers match our policy and process enhancements, thereby raising the bar for all social audits.