Electronics Watch

ELECTRONICS WATCH

All full Members of LUPC are automatically affiliated to Electronics Watch, the independent monitoring organisation that aims to help public sector organisations work together to meet their responsibility to protect the labour rights and safety of workers in global electronics supply chains more effectively than any single public buyer could accomplish on its own. Full Members benefit from Electronics Watch affiliation, including access to guidance, resources and contract clauses that support responsible procurement, all at no additional cost to Members.

Each full LUPC member has a named contact person for Electronics Watch (EW) and has been sent a username and password to log in to and access the affiliates’ site. Should you require a reminder of your log-in credentials, please contact Martina Hooper, the EW Director of Communications & Administration; mhooper@electronicswatch.org.

Affiliates can access the following tools:

Public Buyer Toolkit, which supports communication and promotes contract performance compliance within affiliates’ supply chains. It contains standardized and easy-to-use tools like the Letter to Suppliers, Factory Disclosure Form, Guidelines for Disclosure of Factories, and the Electronics Watch Contract Conditions.

Affiliate Action Guide, provides a quick overview of current issues that Electronics Watch recommends affiliates address with their suppliers. The issues relate to supply chain transparency requirements in contract clauses or to labour rights and safety conditions in factories that make products affiliates buy.

Company Performance Tracker (CPT), developed in 2018 to be launched in 2019, the CPT scores contractors’ and brands’ supply chain transparency and efforts to remediate labour rights violations in specific factories based on their interaction with affiliates and Electronics Watch. While the methodology will be publicly available and regularly reviewed and updated, the CPT scores will only be available to affiliates.

Supply Chain Database, developed in 2018 to be launched in 2019, the Supply Chain Database integrates procurement data from affiliates, factory disclosures from suppliers and brands, and results from monitoring investigations. The database helps affiliates explore the depth and breadth of their supply chains and understand the risks that make their engagement with industry especially important.