Industry Rank
2
Out of 33 Total Brands in the Household Appliances Industry
6
Out of 44 Total Brands in the IT Industry
CITI Score
44.49
Total Possible Score:100

Brand CITI Score Analysis

Responsiveness and Transparency

6
Total Score:6
Respond to Enquiries and Engage with Public
Brand appoints someone to follow up on supplier(s) with environmental violation(s) (the frequency of communication with stakeholders occurs more often than quarterly) and pushes supplier(s) to issue public explanation(s). OR brand employs the automatic reporting form provided by the Blue EcoChain or equivalent system to communicate with stakeholders about suppliers’ environmental violations and the effectiveness of corrective actions.
5
Total Score:8
Promote Supply Chain Transparency
Brand updates published list of its suppliers in China at least annually and the list includes higher environmental impact suppliers, and publicly discloses supply chain environmental information in the form of a map, OR Brand pushes its suppliers in China, including suppliers with high environmental impacts, to use the Blue EcoChain or other automated system to track their own environmental performance and commit to provide public disclosures regarding violations in a timely manner, thereby accepting public supervision.

Compliance and Corrective Actions

6
Total Score:10
Establish Screening Mechanism
Brand employs the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to track its suppliers’ environmental compliance AND pushes suppliers to track their own environmental compliance via Blue EcoChain or other automated methods.
6.5
Total Score:12
Push Suppliers to Take Corrective Actions
Brand publicly requires supplier environmental compliance in writing and commits to stakeholders that it will push suppliers to adopt corrective actions, and pushes problem suppliers to promptly issue public explanations regarding the reason for violation, corrective actions already undertaken or in progress, and current compliance status in a timely manner, and pushes suppliers with high environmental risks to verify the effectiveness of the corrective actions.

Extend Green Supply Chain Practices

2
Total Score:6
Responsible management of chemical suppliers
Brand extends its environmental management to chemical suppliers, and publicly requires environmental compliance from these suppliers.
1.5
Total Score:10
Responsible management of wastewater
Brand employs the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to track the environmental compliance performance of suppliers’ centralized wastewater treatment facilities.
1.75
Total Score:10
Responsible management of solid waste (including hazardous waste)
Brand extends its environmental management to solid waste transportation and disposal entities, and publicly requires them for environmental compliance. Brand employs the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to track the environmental compliance performance of suppliers’ solid waste transportation and disposal entities, and pushes suppliers to notify those with environmental violations to adopt corrective measures.
2
Total Score:4
Responsible management of logistic supplier
Brand extends its environmental management to logistics suppliers, and publicly requires environmental compliance from these suppliers. Brand employs the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to track logistics suppliers’ environmental compliance performance. Problem suppliers are pushed to take corrective actions and at lease disclose information about their environmental violation issues.
2
Total Score:6
Supplier selfmanagement
Brand pushes direct suppliers to screen their own suppliers’ environmental compliance through supplier trainings or other programs. Brand pushes its direct suppliers to employ the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to track their own suppliers’ environmental compliance. Problem suppliers are pushed to take corrective actions and disclose information about their environmental violation issues

Energy Conservation and Emissions Reduction

4.74
Total Score:20
Push suppliers to reduce their energy use and carbon footprint, and disclose energy and climate data
Brand begins to calculate its greenhouse gas emissions, or publicly discloses its ongoing emissions reduction targets, or begins to manage emissions from its supply chain.
5
Total Score:12
Push suppliers to reduce resource use and pollutant emissions, and disclose pollutant release and transfer data
Brand has publicly disclosed resource use and pollutant emissions reduction target(s), and continuously pushes identified high resource users and/or polluters in its supply chain in China to measure and publicly disclose their PRTR data.

Promote Public Green Choice

2
Total Score:6
Direct the public attention to the environmental performance of Chinses suppliers
Brand guides the public through online interactions and/or offline activities to understand its best practices to motivate suppliers in China to improve their environmental performance.

Brand StoriesMore brand stories

  • Samsung China Improves Subsidiaries' Water Recycling
    As the core of its green production, Samsung China has consistently implemented a most stringent water resources management system, from developing a water use index and strengthening the management of its water use objectives to promoting water resource optimization through an intensive water-saving system.
    Brand Cases

Communication Updates

  • required factory to disclose its annual resource use and emissions data.
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Samsung, actively reported its 2019, 2020 pollutant release and transfer registry (PRTR) data, which have already been publicly disclosed via IPE’s website.
    Tianjin
     Disclosed PRTR Data
    ● Enterprise has published annual emissions data;
    ●Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2021/11/28 22:49:37
  • required factory to disclose its annual resource use and emissions data.
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Samsung, actively reported its 2019, 2020 pollutant release and transfer registry (PRTR) data, which have already been publicly disclosed via IPE’s website.
    Tianjin
     Disclosed PRTR Data
    ● Enterprise has published annual emissions data;
    ●Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2021/11/10 10:55:21
  • required electronics factory to disclose its annual resource use and emissions data.
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Samsung, actively reported its 2016, 2017, 2020 pollutant release and transfer registry (PRTR) data, which have already been publicly disclosed via IPE’s website.
    Xi'an
     Disclosed PRTR Data
    ● Enterprise has published annual emissions data;
    ●Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2021/11/10 9:57:43
  • required factory to disclose its annual resource use and emissions data.
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Samsung, actively reported its 2019, 2020 pollutant release and transfer registry (PRTR) data, which have already been publicly disclosed via IPE’s website.
    Shenzhen
     Disclosed PRTR Data
    ● Enterprise has published annual emissions data;
    ●Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2021/11/1 15:13:02

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