Intel is committed to respecting human rights and upholding the values and high standards of ethics expressed in our Human Rights Principles, the Intel Code of Conduct, and the Electronic Industry Code of Conduct (EICC), all available at www.intel.com/governance.
We expect our suppliers to respect human rights, including maintaining policies and procedures to prevent the use of child or for...ced labor. We conduct ongoing third-party audits of key suppliers to ensure compliance with the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition Code (EICC). The EICC code specifically states that, "Forced, bonded (including debt bondage) or indentured labor, involuntary prison labor, slavery, or trafficking of persons shall not to be used." We worked with the EICC to include additional language regarding human trafficking into our industry risk assessments and audits. For example, there are specific audits questioning the adequacy and effectiveness of a supplier’s controls regarding slavery and human trafficking; and ensuring any form of forced or bonded labor is prohibited.
Our suppliers are contractually obligated to fully comply with Intel’s Code of Conduct and the Electronic Industries Code of Conduct, and all applicable laws. We have internal accountability standards and procedures for employees and contractors who fail to meet our expectations regarding the EICC code and Intel’s Code of Conduct. We conduct ongoing training for our employees on Intel’s Code of Conduct and we conduct training for our suppliers on Intel’s Environmental, Social & Governance expectations, including audio casts and information available on our supplier website. Intel maintains mechanisms to report potential ethical, legal, or regulatory violations related to our suppliers. Detailed information on our workplace practices and supply chain policies and performance is published annually in Intel’s Corporate Responsibility Report available at www.intel.com/responsibility.
Read the full Intel Statement on Slavery and Human Trafficking.