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Samsung Electronics

  • Technology, telecom & electronics
  • South Korea

  • Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (Samsung Electronics) is a multinational company headquartered in South Korea. Samsung Electronics manufactures various electronic products, including semiconductors, memory chips, mobile phones, televisions, computing devices, and monitors. Samsung Group is Samsung Electronics' parent company.

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Indicators

Global Network Initiative ? Membership in the Global Network Initiative, an alliance that helps companies respect freedom of expression and privacy rights when faced with government pressure to hand over user data, remove content, or restrict communications.
Indicator last reviewed 09-03-2023

UN Global Compact ? Membership in the United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals.

Transparency Report ? Reports detailing how the company processes third-party requests and enforces internal rules regarding people’s data and mitigates risks to their rights. Latest available report linked.

Human Rights Policy ? Company policy describing its approach and commitment to human rights
Indicator last reviewed 03-01-2024

Business Code of Conduct ? A company code of conduct (or code of ethics) is a company document in which it sets out a set of principles that it commits itself to follow, or requires its employees and/or subcontractors to follow.
Indicator last reviewed 03-01-2024

Modern Slavery Legislations actions ?

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Modern Slavery Legislations Tracker

Samsung Modern Slavery Legislation Document

Samsung Modern Slavery Legislation Document

Source: https://images.samsung.com/is/content/samsung/p5/uk/pdf/ModernSlaveryStatement.pdf

Compliance with the requirements as set forth in Sec.54(6) and (7) of the UK Modern Slavery Act was assessed at the time this statement was collected by the Resource Centre.

Snapshot fetched: June 27, 2017, midnight
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Link on front page

Approved By Board

Board

Signed by director

Samsung Modern Slavery Legislation Document

Source: https://images.samsung.com/is/content/samsung/p5/uk/pdf/SEUK_Modern_Slavery_Statement_2017_final.pdf

Compliance with the requirements as set forth in Sec.54(6) and (7) of the UK Modern Slavery Act was assessed at the time this statement was collected by the Resource Centre.

Snapshot fetched: Aug. 15, 2018, midnight
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Approved By Board

Signed by director

Link on front page

Samsung Modern Slavery Legislation Document

Source: https://images.samsung.com/is/content/samsung/p5/uk/pdf/SEUK_Modern_Slavery_Statement_2017_final.pdf

Compliance with the requirements as set forth in Sec.54(6) and (7) of the UK Modern Slavery Act was assessed at the time this statement was collected by the Resource Centre.

Snapshot fetched: July 1, 2019, midnight
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Signed by director

Link on front page

Approved By Board

Samsung Modern Slavery Legislation Document

Source: https://images.samsung.com/is/content/samsung/assets/uk/p6_gro1/p6_initial_footer/SEUK_Modern_Slavery_Statement_2019.pdf

Compliance with the requirements as set forth in Sec.54(6) and (7) of the UK Modern Slavery Act was assessed at the time this statement was collected by the Resource Centre.

Snapshot fetched: July 3, 2020, midnight
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Signed by director

Approved By Board

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Benchmark rankings

KnowTheChain ICT 2020
? KnowTheChain is a resource for companies and investors to understand and address forced labour risks within their global supply chains.
69 / 100
Digital Inclusion Benchmark 2021
? A ranking of 150 influential technology companies on four areas of digital inclusion: enhancing universal access to digital technologies; improving all levels of digital skills; fostering trustworthy use by mitigating risks and harms; innovating openly, inclusively, and ethically.
66 / 100
Digital Inclusion Benchmark 2020
? A ranking of 100 influential technology companies on four areas of digital inclusion: enhancing universal access to digital technologies; improving all levels of digital skills; fostering trustworthy use by mitigating risks and harms; innovating openly, inclusively, and ethically. (Benchmark uses a 0-2 point scoring system, adjusted here to show percentage score.)
65 / 100
Digital Inclusion Benchmark 2023
? The third iteration of the Digital Inclusion Benchmark by World Benchmarking Alliance measures and ranks 200 of the world’s most influential technology companies on their responsibility to advance a more inclusive digital society.
61 / 100
CHRB 2019
? The 2019 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark assesses 200 of the largest publicly traded companies in the world on a set of human rights indicators.
39.6 / 100
CHRB 2022
36.2 / 100
RDR Corporate Accountability Index 2019
? The 2019 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index evaluated 24 of the world’s most powerful digital platforms and telecommunications companies on their disclosed policies and practices affecting people’s rights to freedom of expression and privacy.
29 / 100
RDR Corporate Accountability Index 2020
? The 2020 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index evaluated 26 of the world’s most powerful digital platforms and telecommunications companies on their disclosed policies and practices affecting people’s rights to freedom of expression and privacy.
23 / 100
CHRB 2020
? The 2020 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark assesses the human rights disclosures of 230 global companies across five sectors identified as presenting a high risk of negative human rights impacts.
14 / 26
Global Child Forum Benchmark: The State of Children’s Rights & Business 2023
? The Global Child Forum global benchmark 2023 evaluates 795 companies' impact on children, based on the Children’s Rights and Business Principles.
8.3 / 10

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