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IPC-1401

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Protocols for Electronic Manufacturing Industry

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Organization: IPC
Publication Date: 1 March 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 32
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This standard specifies the requirements and guidance for a supply chain social responsibility management system that an enterprise can use to integrate social responsibility into products and its life cycle, as well as to manage social responsibility risks and opportunities through implementation of sustainable procurement in a cascading approach, so as to enhance the competitive advantages of the enterprise and its supply chain.

Purpose This standard helps an enterprise achieve the intended outcomes of its supply chain social responsibility management system, which creates value for the enterprise, its customers, its suppliers and other stakeholders. The intended outcomes include:

• Enhancement of working conditions, environmental performance and ethics level of the supply chain

• Fulfillment of compliance obligations and reduced risks and costs of the supply chain

• Achievement of social responsibility objectives, including improvement of customer satisfaction and competitive advantages of the enterprise and its supply chain

This standard is developed for and intended to be applicable to electronics manufacturing enterprises, but any other enterprise can use it as a reference. This standard applies to the social responsibility risks and opportunities (see 6.1.1) that the enterprise determines it can either control or influence from a life cycle perspective.

This standard does not state specific criteria of social responsibility performance, nor does it add or change the responsibility or obligation the enterprise had before it used this standard.

This standard can be used in whole or in part to systemically improve social responsibility management. This standard adopts the high-level structure of the ISO management system standard, and it is compatible with management systems for quality, environmental, health and safety, information security, cyber security, etc.

Document History

IPC-1401
March 1, 2017
Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Protocols for Electronic Manufacturing Industry
This standard specifies the requirements and guidance for a supply chain social responsibility management system that an enterprise can use to integrate social responsibility into products and its...

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