PCH International has been approved to become an applicant member of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition Inc. (EICC), a worldwide coalition of electronics companies aimed at improving social, economic, and environmental performance in the global electronics supply chain.
Liam Casey, PCH CEO commented, "PCH's approval for membership of the EICC is part of a long-running initiative at PCH to continually improve the way we operate in line with the EICC's code of conduct, which we incorporated into our CSR auditing procedures a number of years ago. These focus on areas such as working conditions of our people and those at our suppliers, the way we engage in local communities and wider environmental and sustainable business practices promoted by the EICC. We are fully committed to EICC's vision and mission as well as the responsible business practices it promotes."
"This membership supports our long-term sustainability initiative to better serve our clients by providing the most up-to-date and sustainable supply chain solutions," said Mr. Casey.
The EICC operates a standards-based approach for monitoring suppliers' compliance across numerous areas of social responsibility, including labor, health, safety, and environmental activity.
PCH International creates, develops and delivers the world's best technology products for the world's best brands, focusing on the accessories market for eReaders, smartphones and tablets. With more than 1,000 employees spanning four continents, we offer a unique understanding of China, end-to-end integrated supply chain solutions, world-class design and transparent partnerships. Since 1996, we have used our entrepreneurial vision and innovation to disrupt traditional supply chain models.
The EICC was established in 2004 to improve social, economic, and environmental conditions in the global electronics supply chain through use of a standardized code of conduct. The EICC was incorporated in 2007 as an association to ensure greater awareness of the Code, and to expand its adoption across the industry. Through the application of shared standards, the EICC believes in better social, economic, and environmental outcomes for all involved in the electronics supply chain. The EICC includes over 65 global electronics companies. For more information or to view the EICC Code of Conduct, visit www.eicc.info