HP, Dell, IBM team up on industry code of conduct
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The Electronic Industry Code of Conduct was prepared by a number of companies engaged in the manufacture of electronics products between June and October 2004. Participating companies included HP, IBM, Dell, Solectron, Sanmina SCI, Jabil, Celestica and Flextronics. Other companies are invited and encouraged to adopt this code.
Author: Robert Jaques, vnunet.com
HP, Dell and IBM have agreed an electronics industry code of conduct...The code, developed in collaboration with electronics manufacturing companies Celestica, Flextronics, Jabil, Sanmina SCI, and Solectron, aims to create standards for monitoring suppliers' performance across areas of social responsibility, including labour and employment practices, health and safety, ethics and protection of the environment.