1.4 Transparency – Are chemicals used in the supply chain publicly disclosed?

Original question as formulated in the survey: Do EICC member companies publicly disclose the chemicals used throughout your supply chain?

EICC self-score: chemical-red-web

EICC does not provide any explanation or justification of this score, merely stating that the outside world is not in any way informed about the use of chemicals during the production processes.

GoodElectronics and ICRT score: chemical-red-web

GoodElectronics and ICRT conclude that there is no transparency whatsoever regarding materials disclosure. In fact, EICC also acknowledges that the Code and the VAP Protocol are fully inadequate instruments to ensure public transparency about the use of chemicals during production.

Further reading

‘Meeting the Challenge’ on Transparency

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