1.7 Transparency – Do brands have contract clauses with suppliers requiring disclosure of all materials?

Original question as formulated in the survey: Do EICC member companies have language in their contracts with their suppliers requiring disclosure of all materials used in production?

EICC self-score: chemical-yellow-web

EICC justifies this score by referring to VAP Protocol E12.2, which requires that the next tier suppliers implement the Code.

GoodElectronics and ICRT score: chemical-red-web

As there is no provision in the EICC Code or the VAP Protocol to require disclosure of all materials used during production, VAP E12.2 does not apply.

Further reading

‘Meeting the Challenge’ on Transparency

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