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Supply chain sustainability in Real Life

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2 Sustainability In Real Life: An implementation guide for buyers and suppliers © 2014. Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition Incorporated, Global e-Sustainability Initiative, EcoVadis. All Rights Reserved. Contributors Alcatel-Lucent: Pierre-Louis Frouein Best Buy: Hamlin Metzger Dell Inc.: Jannie Bailey EMC: Katie Schindall EcoVadis: Nicole Sherwin Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC): Wendy Dittmer, Julie Schindall Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) Acknowledgments This project has bene!ted from the contributions and time of many individuals. We would like to thank in particular the participating companies for their willingness to share details of their challenges and successes, as well as for their time spent thoughtfully developing their companies' stories: • Alcatel-Lucent: Christine Diamente • Cisco Systems, Inc.: Liz Abbett • Deutsche Telekom AG: Antonio Luz-Veloso • Green Philippines Islands of Sustainability (GPIoS): Joshua Rey S. Albarina and Juvy Jem P. Stummer for their support with the case study from ADD Research Paints & Chemicals, Inc. • Hewlett-Packard Company: Ernest Wong, with additional contributions from BSR: Racheal Meiers, Cherry Lin, Shen Ya Ting • PCH International: Alan Cuddihy and Jean Stanley • Shennan Circuit Co. Ltd.: Colin Niu and Jackie Sun We appreciate the cooperation and support provided by the GeSI and EICC Boards of Directors. An additional thank you to Julie Schindall of the EICC for copy editing this report and to Katrina Destree-Cochran from Alcatel-Lucent/GeSI Board Member, Communications for her constructive feedback. Thanks to Sylvain Guyoton and Pierre-François Thaler of EcoVadis for their guidance at multiple stages throughout the project. This report has been strengthened by the research support of EcoVadis CSR Analysts Cheyenne Duz, Rajnesh Khedun, Maria Mursell, Ritesh Thakoor and Stephen Wils. About the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®): The EICC enables and encourages its members to progress towards the EICC vision through a common code of conduct, collaborative e#orts and shared tools and practices. www.eicc.info About Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI): GeSI is a strategic partnership of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector and organizations committed to creating and promoting technologies and practices that foster economic, environmental and social sustainability. GeSI has 36 members representing leading companies and associations from the ICT sector. GeSI also partners with two UN organizations - the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) - as well as a range of international stakeholders committed to ICT sustainability. www.gesi.org About EcoVadis: EcoVadis aims to improve environmental and social practices of companies by leveraging the in$uence of global supply chains. EcoVadis operates the !rst collaborative network enabling companies to manage the sustainability performance of their suppliers, across 150 sectors and 95 countries. EcoVadis' reliable ratings and easy to use monitoring tools allow companies to manage risks and drive eco-innovation in their global supply chains. www.ecovadis.com

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