5.3 Protecting communities and the environment – Are suppliers responsible for cleaning up their pollution?

Original question as formulated in the survey: Do EICC member companies have a policy (and contract language) that requires your suppliers to be responsible for all clean-up and remediation costs for all hazardous discharges and pollution from each facility?

EICC self-score: chemical-red-web

No further explanation.

GoodElectronics and ICRT score: chemical-red-web

Clear language in legally binding contracts is what is needed. GoodElectronics and ICRT note a huge gap between the actual EICC practice and what is actually needed to protect communities and the environment.

Further reading

‘Meeting the Challenge’ on Protecting communities and the environment

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