Tokyo Electron Joins Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC)
Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL) today announced that it became an applicant member of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), an electronic industry coalition dedicated to the fulfillment of corporate social responsibility (CSR), in June 2015.
As an EICC applicant member, TEL will commit to conform with the EICC code of conduct in our own operations with a continuous improvement approach, aiming to pursue socially responsible business practices in keeping with global standards and to advocate CSR throughout the industry.
"Tokyo Electron upholds the value of contributing to the development of a dream-inspiring society through our cutting-edge technologies and reliable services," said Tatsuya Nagakubo, Executive Officer and General Manager of CSR Promotion at TEL. "In this spirit, we have respected the expectations of our stakeholders, and made company-wide efforts to engage in CSR activities. Going forward, we intend to fully leverage EICC's insights and resources and to progressively apply the EICC code of conduct to first-tier suppliers, where applicable, and monitor its application, to augment our CSR practices while further contributing to society and to our industry as a whole."
About the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC)
Founded in 2004, the EICC is an industry coalition committed to supporting continuous improvement in the social responsibility of the global electronics supply chain. The EICC is comprised of more than 100 electronics companies with combined annual revenue of over $3 trillion, directly employing 5.5 million people.
The EICC Code of Conduct establishes standards to ensure that working conditions in the electronics industry supply chain are safe, that workers are treated with respect and dignity, and that business operations are environmentally responsible and conducted ethically.
EICC is a registered trademark of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition.