Industry Rank
4
Out of 44 Total Brands in the IT Industry
CITI Score
50.63
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.
4
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; OR brand pushes its suppliers in China, including suppliers with high environmental impacts, to use alternate means to accept public supervision of their environmental performance, such as by pushing suppliers to use the Blue Map website and/or mobile app to track their own environmental compliance performance

Compliance and Corrective Actions

7
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.
8
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

3
Total Score:6
Responsible management of chemical suppliers
Brand extends its environmental management to chemical suppliers, and publicly requires environmental compliance from these suppliers. Brand employs the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to track chemical suppliers’ environmental compliance performance. Problem suppliers are pushed to take corrective actions and at least publicly disclose information about their environmental violation issues.
1.8
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.
2.8
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.
1
Total Score:4
Responsible management of logistic supplier
Brand publicly disclose green logistics targets or policies and extends its environmental management to logistics suppliers.
4
Total Score:6
Supplier selfmanagement
Brand 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 verify the effectiveness of the corrective actions OR continuously disclose information on corrective actions. Brand’s direct suppliers push their own suppliers to track their environmental compliance performance via the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods.

Energy Conservation and Emissions Reduction

8.03
Total Score:20
Push suppliers to reduce their energy use and carbon footprint, and disclose energy and climate data
Brand calculates the greenhouse gas emissions from its value chain, publicly discloses its value chain reduction targets and implement initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across its value chain.
4
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 has has identified priority sectors for resource use and pollutant emissions in its supply chain in China, as well as suppliers with high resource consumption and pollutant emissions. Brand has adopted written policies to push these suppliers to increase efficiency, reduce their resource consumption and pollutant emissions, and to calculate their pollutant release and transfer (PRTR) data. Brands has also required suppliers to set up and publicly disclose their own targets.

Promote Public Green Choice

1
Total Score:6
Direct the public attention to the environmental performance of Chinses suppliers
Brand discloses information in annual reports and other public documents, websites, social media platforms or other public channels about its work to promote its suppliers in China to improve their environmental performance

Brand StoriesMore brand stories

  • Huawei Works with Suppliers to Build a Greener Supply Chain
    Huawei has incorporated environmental protection requirements into its procurement strategy and end-toend procurement process, including supplier qualification, selection, review, performance management, and material selection. We aim to ensure compliance with all applicable environmental laws and regulations, encourage suppliers to make continuous improvements through our sourcing strategy, and build a competitive and green supply chain.
    Brand Cases
  • Huawei's Green Supply Chain Practices
    Huawei encourages its suppliers to set up energy management organizations, carry out independent audits, identify energy consumption and carbon emissions reduction opportunities, benchmark itself against industry best practices and business cases, and develop and implement annual energy conservation and emissions reduction plans. The company has selected suppliers to test the acceptance of such measures.
    Brand Cases

Communication Updates

  • required factory to report its annual resource use and emissions data.
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Huawei, actively reported its 2020 pollutant release and transfer registry (PRTR) data.
    Suzhou
     Uploaded PRTR Data
    ● Enterprise has uploaded annual emissions data;
    ●Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2022/1/26 13:43:32
  • required factory to report its annual resource use and emissions data.
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Huawei, actively reported its 2019, 2020 pollutant release and transfer registry (PRTR) data.
    Suzhou
     Uploaded PRTR Data
    ● Enterprise has uploaded annual emissions data;
    ●Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2022/1/25 10:20:48
  • required electronics factory to conduct an audit for its wastewater supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Huawei, actively communicated with environmental groups to implement corrective actions for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2015, 2016, and underwent a third-party audit to verify the effectiveness of its corrective actions.
    Zhuhai
     Wastewater
    ● Environmental violation issue: Industrial wastewater pollution;
    ● Potential impact on: water quality, river ecology, public health.
     Audit
    ● Rectification progress:Enterprise with violations complete the relevant GCA third-party audits to verify the completion and effectiveness of its corrective actions;
    ●Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2022/1/25 9:28:38
  • required factory to issue an explanation for supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Huawei, actively communicated with environmental groups to issue an explanation for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2017, 2018, 2021.
    Shenzhen
     Explanation
    ● Rectification progress: Enterprise with violations issue a public explanation;
    ● Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2022/1/20 14:50:35

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