Corporate Social Responsibility in the U.S. Consumer Electronics Industry

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Outline of Presentation. Corporate social responsibilityIndustry sustainability reportConflict minerals issue. Corporate Social Responsibility. Goal for company is to embrace responsibility for its actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment and the public.. Environmental Sustainability Reporting.

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1. Corporate Social Responsibility in the U.S. Consumer Electronics Industry

2. Outline of Presentation Corporate social responsibility Industry sustainability report Conflict minerals issue

3. Corporate Social Responsibility Goal for company is to embrace responsibility for its actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment and the public.

4. Environmental Sustainability Reporting First report for consumer electronics industry in 2008

5. CEA 2010 Sustainability Report

6. 2010 Report Product design Packaging design Facilities Transport and delivery Energy efficiency Recycling

7. 2010 Report Social contributions Volunteerism Contributions Economic development

8. 2010 Report Social contributions Value of cash and products donated by ten largest CE companies in 2009: USD 882 million

9. 2010 Report Corporate sustainability reporting Communicate information in a proactive and transparent way Reporting framework and guidance (for example, Global Reporting Initiative)

10. “Conflict Minerals” Background New financial reform law in U.S. New regulations (due in spring 2010) require companies to determine and disclose origin and use of “conflict minerals” Important to avoid burdening trade

11. “Conflict Minerals” Private sector initiatives: Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) announced a “Conflict-Free Smelter (CFS)” program in December 2010

12. Conclusion Corporate social responsibility is important for trade associations as well as companies Industry-level sustainability reports are positive and helpful New laws require industry engagement but also offer opportunity for industry initiatives

13. Douglas JOHNSON [email protected]

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