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HomeSustainabilitySocial SustainabilitySocial Responsibility (SR)EICC Program
The EICC was established in 2004 to promote a common code of conduct for the electronics and information and communications technology (ICT) industry. It now includes more than 40 companies and their suppliers worldwide.
The EICC code of conduct sets out the standards required to ensure that:
The code of conduct provides clear and measurable benefits for factories in supply chains, including increased productivity and quality and reduced worker turnover, injuries and illnesses. It also enables companies to demonstrate their social responsibility towards society when bidding for international contracts or expanding locally to accommodate new business. The code of conduct has been widely adopted as the standard for social responsibility across the electronics and ICT industry.
The electronic industry code of conduct covers five areas and 38 key principles:
SGS is one of the few auditing firms which is recognized by the EICC and GeSI and authorized to use EICC audit toolkits with EICC qualified auditors. Successful auditing against the EICC code through SGS leads to issue of an EICC official audit report. This in turn helps to reinforce commitment to the code of conduct throughout your supply chain.
Discover how EICC auditing from SGS can help you and your suppliers maintain compliance with the code.