eicc & conflict metals
electronic industry code of conduct (eicc) for blve
blve adopted the eicc (electronic industry code of conduct) , which has integrated key requirements of social accountability (sa) in electronic industries. eicc was established to ensure safe working conditions in the electronic supply chain, workers to be treated with respect and dignity, and manufacturers tomeet environmental standard
the eicc consists of standards on labor, health and safety, and the environment, the elements of an acceptable system to manage conformity to the eicc, and the standards relating to business ethics. we encourage suppliers, in all activities, to operate in full compliance with the laws, rules and regulations of the countries in which it operates. in addition to suppliers complying with regulations, they shall also actively move towards internationally accepted standards and accept increased social and environmental responsibility.
we follow the eicc by working together with suppliers in system management and procedure so that we could provide a user-friendly, safe and green working environment in our supply chain.
blve statement on “conflict metals”
blve is taking and will take due diligence within our supply chain to assure “drc conflict-free” for the metals gold(au),tantalum(ta),tungsten(w),cobalt(co)and tin(sn) are not derived from or sourced from mines in conflict areas of the democratic republic of congo(drc),or illegally taxed on trade routes, either of which are controlled by non-governmental military groups, or unlawful military factions. trade routes not confirmed be “conflict free” include direct exports from the drc, as well as exports through rwanda uganda, burundi, tanzania and kenya(countries of whom the u.n. security council note global export routes for drc-mined minerals).