This report documents the Foreign Investment Advisory Service’s (FIAS) project to identify and test strategies and activities that could improve social and environmental conditions and also provide business benefits to the ICT supply chain. The report summarizes the research findings of the diagnostic assessment, the workshop and the recommended capability-building strategy.
This project was constructed as a multi-stakeholder initiative to be supported by the government, civil society, industry associations and customers. The partners that are working on this ICT project include FIAS (World Bank Group), Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), Shenzhen Electronics Industries Association, the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI). Additional research and input were provided by a wider set of stakeholders including suppliers and NGOs, and leadership companies in other sectors.
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