Industry Rank
9
Out of 44 Total Brands in the IT Industry
CITI Score
38.69
Total Possible Score:100

Brand CITI Score Analysis

Responsiveness and Transparency

5
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.
0
Total Score:8
Promote Supply Chain Transparency
Brand has not disclosed a list of its suppliers in China.

Compliance and Corrective Actions

5
Total Score:10
Establish Screening Mechanism
Brand employs the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to track its suppliers’ environmental compliance.
6
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

5
Total Score:6
Responsible management of chemical suppliers
Brand employs the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to track chemical suppliers’ environmental compliance performance. 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 pushes high environmental impact suppliers to track their own environmental compliance performance via the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods.
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.
3
Total Score:4
Responsible management of logistic supplier
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. Brand pushes logistics suppliers to track their own environmental compliance performance via the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods.
1
Total Score:6
Supplier selfmanagement
Brand pushes direct suppliers to screen their own suppliers’ environmental compliance through supplier trainings or other programs.

Energy Conservation and Emissions Reduction

7.44
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.
2
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).

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

  • Canon Expands Compliance Verification to Upstream Supply Chain
    Canon’s Green Procurement Standards, first established in 1997, are based on the idea that you are not qualified to manufacture if you cannot guarantee your environmental performance. The Standards set out environmental requirements for Canon’s suppliers. In Canon’s dealings with suppliers, Canon assesses suppliers’ compliance with the Standards as a mandatory condition bound by contract.
    Brand Cases

Communication Updates

  • required plastics factory to conduct an audit for its solid waste supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Canon, actively communicated with environmental groups to implement corrective actions for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2018, 2019, 2021, and underwent a third-party audit to verify the effectiveness of its corrective actions.
    Dezhou
     Solid Waste
    ● Environmental violation issue: Industrial solid waste pollution;
    ● Potential impact on: soil and ground water quality, 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:2021/12/3 11:40:03
  • required factory to issue an explanation for supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Canon, actively communicated with environmental groups to issue an explanation for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2013, 2020.
    Huizhou
     Explanation
    ● Rectification progress: Enterprise with violations issue a public explanation;
    ● Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2021/11/15 13:52:54
  • required factory to conduct an audit for its supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Canon, actively communicated with environmental groups to implement corrective actions for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and underwent a third-party audit to verify the effectiveness of its corrective actions.
    Jiyuan
     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:2021/10/5 10:36:35
  • required electronics factory to conduct an audit for its air emissions supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Canon, actively communicated with environmental groups to implement corrective actions for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2011, 2016, 2020, and underwent a third-party audit to verify the effectiveness of its corrective actions.
    Suzhou
     Air Emissions
    ● Environmental violation issue: Industrial emissions pollution;
    ● Potential impact on: air quality, 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:2021/1/15 15:20:25

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