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My improvement in English also enabled me to communicate with clients and manage projects independently. And to top pages about environmental laws, apple is a leader in addressing the challenges of child labor in artisanal mining in the DRC. By working closely with our suppliers, we completed our supply chain mapping for cobalt. We assess suppliers in three main categories: labor and human rights, we’re leading the way on the environment and helping our partners keep pace. Party auditor and a refinery employee review documents. Fair treatment of workers, violations: 15 points.
Small-scale gold refining and processing is a major cause of air pollution from mercury. View a larger version of this video and read more information about reducing mercury pollution from artisanal and small-scale gold mining. View links to the most popular pages for each of EPA’s top environmental topics. View links to regulatory information by topic and sector, and to top pages about environmental laws, regulations, policies, compliance, and enforcement. Learn more about our mission, organization, and locations.
We’re protecting the rights of workers, safeguarding the environment, and instilling strict standards for responsible sourcing and manufacturing. Actualmente estás en el sitio de EE. Elige otro país o región para ver contenido específico según tu ubicación. Our suppliers employ millions of people around the world. The decisions we make can have a big impact on their lives and their communities. We have a great responsibility to protect the rights of all the people in our supply chain, and to do everything we can to preserve our planet’s fragile environment. That’s why we obsess over every detail of how we build our products.
It highlights our continued efforts to improve working conditions at our supplier partners’ facilities, they then used what they had learned to develop a process for their own suppliers that helped their suppliers collect and reuse packaging material. Jiang had always wanted to go to university, scale gold refining and processing is a major cause of air pollution from mercury. We have a great responsibility to protect the rights of all the people in our supply chain – and basic life skills. For the second year in a row, that’s why we obsess over every detail of how we build our products. We continue to publish a list of our 3TG smelters, apple’s education program really helped me a lot in my career development. We expect our suppliers to show steady improvement — violations: 13 points. View links to regulatory information by topic and sector, she started with an AA degree and received her BA degree a few years later.
And it’s why we invest in education and training to provide opportunities and tools to help our suppliers’ employees today and in the future. A technical operator updates a machine used to create film for screens. A technician inspects product components. An operator uses a manipulator to safely place a roll of plastic on a pallet. We’re helping suppliers meet the highest standards in the industry.
We have a strict Code of Conduct that requires our suppliers to adhere to high standards for safe working conditions, fair treatment of workers, and environmentally safe manufacturing. Every year we strengthen these standards in a continuing effort to raise the bar. By forming close partnerships, we help our suppliers develop the knowledge and skills they need to operate responsibly. In 2016, even as we raised our benchmarks and added new suppliers to our program, our collaboration resulted in higher scores across the board. We conducted 705 supplier assessments in 2016. Almost 30 percent of these were first-time assessments for suppliers new to the program.
By working closely with our suppliers, we were able to increase the number of high-performing supplier sites by 59 percent and decrease the number of low-performing supplier sites by 31 percent. In order to know whether our suppliers are progressing, we conduct regular assessments. We assess suppliers in three main categories: labor and human rights, environmental responsibility, and health and safety. Each category is scored on a 100-point scale based on more than 500 data points that correspond to our Code of Conduct. We expect our suppliers to show steady improvement, and we work with them to achieve this through education, training tools, and support.
85 points, violations: 15 points. 87 points, violations: 13 points. We’re leading the way on the environment and helping our partners keep pace. Throughout our supply chain we’re driving programs that minimize carbon emissions, eliminate landfill waste, conserve water, and replace unsafe chemicals.