Member of Responsible Business Alliance

    

Compal requires the suppliers to undertake the responsibilities of environment, labor, management system, ethics and safety and health standards by signing the "Letter of Commitment to Comply with RBA Standards" to eliminate child labor, discrimination, freedom of association, forced labor and other related human rights persecution. It also requires the suppliesr to understand and follow Compal's steps and ideas, and care for the environment together regarding social issues of labor, health and safety. 

Compal joined the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) and became an official member since the end of 2013. Compal supports the goals, visions, and rules of RBA both as an RBA member and as a corporate citizen. It works with other members of the RBA to ensure the sustainability of the electronics industry. 
There are 5 main aspects to RBA's codes: labor, ethics, environment, safety and health, and management system. As a member, Compal is obligated to comply with RBA codes on all 5 aspects, which is why the Company has taken steps to protect workers' rights, uphold business integrity, implement supply chain management, ensure environmental sustainability, enforce workplace safety and health, and create an efficient management system. 

Compal has been certified by RBA in 2023, which includes the Code of Conduct and the compliance system for enforcing the Code , such as violations report, investigations, tracking and review process of internal control systems, and taking corrective measures to prevent recurrence, all of  the relevant procedures have been verified by the third-party independent organization RBA to ensure the compliance.

The RBA Code is revised every three years. The revision process started in 2022 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2023. The original five themes remain unchanged: (A) human rights, (B) health and safety, (C) environmental protection, (D) ethics, (E) management system. It is proposed to be strengthened: issues such as gender equality, precarious work, employee participation, living wages, compensation, etc. RBA Code of Conduct 8.0 is expected to take effect in 2024.

Updated on July 19, 2023