As the top PC maker in the world and an emerging PC Plus leader serving customers in 160 countries, Lenovo is committed to operating ethically and promoting corporate citizenship and sustainability in our business activities. As we’ve transformed our business for the PC Plus era (focused on mobile Internet devices, including PCs, tablets and smartphones), we continue to demonstrate these commitments through transparent and responsible management of our environmental, social and governance performance. Lenovo’s success is built on product innovation, a highly efficient global supply chain, strong strategic execution, and our ability to deliver on our pledges to investors, employees, customers, local communities, the planet and future generations. We take our responsibilities seriously, and are focused on setting and achieving higher sustainability standards each year as we grow and diversify our product portfolio to lead in the PC Plus era.
Lenovo is a signatory and member of the UN Global Compact and fully embraces its policies and principles. The UN Global Compact is a public-private strategic policy initiative for businesses committed to aligning operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principals in the area of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.
Lenovo has been selected for inclusion in the United Nations Global Compact 100 (GC 100) – a new global stock index that combines corporate sustainability and baseline financial performance. The GC 100 marries corporate performance on environmental and social issues with a requirement of basic profitability.
Lenovo’s responses to the CDP on climate change management strategy and greenhouse gas emissions inventory achieved a score of 94 and placed Lenovo in the performance band A. Based on our results, Lenovo received an award as one of the “Best Overall Responding Companies.” Lenovo’s 2013 CDP disclosure report is publicly available at http://www.cdproject.net.
The sustainability analyst EcoVadis released an updated 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Review of Lenovo Group Limited. They rated Lenovo’s CSR performance as Gold (71/100 points). Lenovo is in the top 5% of all suppliers assessed by EcoVadis in the category “Manufacture of computer and peripheral equipment” and in the top 2% of all suppliers assessed by EcoVadis in all categories. Click here to access the Summary of Lenovo’s EcoVadis rating.
Lenovo is rated as “Prime” by oekom research AG's, an independent research institute specializing in corporate responsibility assessments. This means Lenovo is seen as one of the world’s best of the 17 companies in oekom’s IT/Computers, Peripherals & Office Electronics industry group.