Industry Rank
3
Out of 44 Total Brands in the IT Industry
CITI Score
57.81
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

7.5
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.
10
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.
1.5
Total Score:10
Responsible management of wastewater
Brand pushes suppliers to notify centralized wastewater treatment facilities with environmental violations to adopt corrective measures.
4.2
Total Score:10
Responsible management of solid waste (including hazardous waste)
Brand pushes the solid waste transportation and disposal entities to track their own environmental compliance performance via the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods, OR pushes solid waste transportation and disposal entities with environmental violations to take corrective action and at least issue public explanations regarding the reason for the violation, corrective actions are already undertaken or in progress, and current compliance status.
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

11.61
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

Communication Updates

  • required electronics factory to report its annual resource use and emissions data.
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Microsoft, actively reported its 2016, 2020 pollutant release and transfer registry (PRTR) data.
    Dongguan
     Uploaded PRTR Data
    ● Enterprise has uploaded annual emissions data;
    ●Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2022/1/17 19:13:18
  • required factory to issue an explanation for supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Microsoft, actively communicated with environmental groups to issue an explanation for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2016, 2021.
    Suzhou
     Explanation
    ● Rectification progress: Enterprise with violations issue a public explanation;
    ● Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2022/1/4 9:35:56
  • required electronics factory to conduct an audit for its solid waste supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Microsoft, actively communicated with environmental groups to implement corrective actions for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2019, 2021, and underwent a third-party audit to verify the effectiveness of its corrective actions.
    Taizhou
     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:2021/10/15 17:16:13
  • required electronics factory to conduct an audit for its supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Microsoft, actively communicated with environmental groups to implement corrective actions for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2016, 2019, and underwent a third-party audit to verify the effectiveness of its corrective actions.
    Suzhou
     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:2021/7/30 17:52:43

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