Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition

CFSI 2016 Annual Conference: Advancing Responsible Sourcing

Industry, Civil Society and Government Representatives to Convene November 9-10
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Octiber 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their raw materials supply chains, today announced additional speakers for its annual conference in Santa Clara, California on November 9 and 10.  

Industry Leaders, Government Officials and NGOs to Meet at Responsible Electronics 2016

EICC Annual Conference Brings Together Thought Leaders in Supply Chain CSR
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced additional speakers for its annual conference in Santa Clara, California the week of November 7.

Electronics Industry Recognizes Vocational Schools in China for Excellence

EICC and Stanford University’s REAP Credential 22 VET Schools in the Henan Province
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., and STANFORD, Calif., June 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, and the Rural Education Action Program (REAP), a Stanford University research organization dedicated to discovering and correcting the causes of poverty in rural China, today announced they have recognized 22 vocational education and training (VET) programs in China for excellence. 

Multi-Industry Forum on Combating Forced Labor: April 5 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

EICC and other groups will co-convene the event; free registration is now open
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, today announced that it is co-convening a one-day, multi-industry forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on April 5 to examine the risks and challenges facing businesses regarding forced labor, and consider how those risks might be effectively mitigated in global supply chains. To increase awareness of this important topic across industries, the EICC is offering free admittance to this event

Electronics Industry Supports Student Workers

EICC and Stanford University’s REAP Develop Vocational School Credentialing System in China
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, today announced the results of a vocational school credentialing pilot program in China and other recent efforts to ensure student workers’ rights are protected. 

Electronics Industry Pilots Factory Worker Protection Program in Malaysia

EICC Developing Grievance Mechanisms for Foreign Migrant Electronics Workers Worldwide
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, today announced the launch of a foreign migrant worker protection pilot program that aims to improve communications in electronics factories by providing workers with more effective ways to report issues related to social, environmental and ethical responsibility.

CFSI Enables Companies to Comply With New EU Conflict Minerals Legislation

Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative Expands Geographic Scope, Adopts Risk-Based Approach
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) today announced it stands ready to help companies navigate compliance with the pending conflict minerals legislation that was recently voted on by the European Parliament. In addition, the CFSI is adopting a risk-based approach to its audit program to bolster audits of smelters and refiners of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold worldwide.

Is Apple Building Trust for Apple Pay Though Climate Change Action?

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By Carol Pierson Holding

At the Apple earnings call last week, CEO Tim Cook reported Apple’s latest record-breaking results and the strongest March quarter ever, with 27% revenue growth and 40% earnings growth year over year.

CFSI Releases New Conflict Minerals Reporting Template

Press Release

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.

Electronics Industry Leads the Way in Combating Forced Labor

EICC Code of Conduct Bans Recruitment Fees, Strengthens Key Protections for Workers
Press Release

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.

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