Corporate Social Responsibility

Supplier Code of Conduct

Cisco has adopted the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition’s (EICC) Code of Conduct as our code of conduct for supply chain suppliers. The Code reflects the basic tenets of responsible manufacturing agreed upon by the electronics industry.   It is an evolving document that incorporates the feedback of Cisco, its peers, suppliers, customers, and outside stakeholders.

Cisco expects its suppliers to operate in accordance with the EICC Code of Conduct, which includes provisions covering responsible management in labor, health & safety, environment and ethics.

Overview of the code:

Labor  
  • Freely Chosen Employment
  • Young Workers
  • Working Hours
  • Wages and Benefits
  • Humane Treatment
  • Non-Discrimination
  • Freedom of Association
Health & Safety  
  • Occupational Safety
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Occupational Injury and Illness
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Physically Demanding Work
  • Machine Safeguarding
  • Sanitation, Food, and Housing
  • Health and Safety Communication
Environment  
  • Environmental Permits and Reporting
  • Pollution Prevention and Resource Reduction
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Wastewater and Solid Waste
  • Air Emissions
  • Materials Restrictions
  • Storm Water Management
  • Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Ethics  
  • Business Integrity
  • No Improper Advantage
  • Disclosure of Information
  • Intellectual Property
  • Fair Business, Advertising and Competition
  • Protection of Identity and Non-Retaliation
  • Responsible Sourcing of Minerals
  • Privacy
Management Systems  
  • Company Commitment
  • Management Accountability and Responsibility
  • Legal and Customer Requirements
  • Risk Assessment and Risk Management
  • Improvement Objectives
  • Training
  • Communication
  • Worker Feedback and Participation
  • Audits and Assessments
  • Corrective Action Process
  • Documentation and Records
  • Supplier Responsibility