ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative today announced that it has published its new Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT 4.0). The leading multi-industry tool to facilitate transfer of information throughout the supply chain in support of conflict-free sourcing, CMRT 4.0 includes an updated Standard Smelter List and numerous translation improvements.
EICC Code of Conduct Bans Recruitment Fees, Strengthens Key Protections for Workers
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, has made the eradication of forced labor a high priority in 2015 as evidenced by a series of recent actions taken to strengthen its Code of Conduct. The EICC today announced changes to its Code designed to protect workers and a membership vote to ban all recruitment fees paid by workers.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 24, 2015 – The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, and CDP, the international NGO driving sustainable economies (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project), today announced a new partnership to help expand greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting and reductions in the electronics supply chain.
DIRECTV Fully Supports the Vision and Mission of the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ – DIRECTV, as part of the company’s ongoing pledge to deliver the highest quality entertainment to its customers and its responsibilities as a corporate citizen, has instituted the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition’s (EICC) Supplier Code of Conduct for its suppliers.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ –The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, today announced that it will conduct shadow audits and increase its industry and government engagement in Malaysia to further combat forced labor.
Since its founding at the BSR Conference 10 years ago, the EICC has grown from a handful companies to nearly 100 businesses representing more than US$2.6 trillion in revenues, and its influential code of conduct is the information and communications technology industry’s standard for practices related to ethics, labor, health, safety, and the environment.
The following is part 2 of a 3-part series on “Big Data.”
By Bahar Gidwani
We have previously defined “Big Data” and shown how we feel a Big Data system built by CSRHub could help address some problems that exist in collecting corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability data on companies. We have also further described the problems with the currently dominant method of gathering this data—an analyst-based method.
Since 2010, AIAG and two dozen member companies representing OEMs and suppliers have been working together to identify resources and tools to help companies gain greater supply chain transparency in the area of Conflict Minerals.
In 2013, AIAG continues to support and promote the CFS audit program
AIAG’s continued participation in the Conflict-Free Smelter (CFS) program developed by the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) provides several benefits to member companies: