At Amkor Technology, Inc. (“Amkor”), we are committed to respect Human
Rights in the conduct of our business operations around the world. We
- Maintain the highest standards of integrity at all levels of our company.
- Comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations relating to Human Rights.
- Participate with industry organizations in the promotion of human rights standards.
- Promote respect for human rights among our employees and within our supply chain.
manifest this commitment through various policies and activities that
reflect the importance of Human Rights including The Amkor Code of
Business Conduct (the "Amkor Code"), The Electronics Industry
Citizenship Coalition (EICC) Code of Conduct, and The Amkor Worldwide
Labor and Ethics Policy.
We regularly conduct risk-based
assessments of our facilities to evaluate compliance with Human Rights.
We also train our employees in Human Rights policies and measure the
extent of our training using standards established by The Global
Reporting Initiative (GRI), an organization that promotes Corporate
Social Responsibility. Under the GRI criteria, approximately 800 hours
of training that was devoted in 2014 to Human Rights policies and
procedures covering 95% of our employees.
All of our employees
are required to certify annually in writing that they acknowledge and
agree to comply with the Amkor Code and we expect our employees to
identify any potential breaches of our Human Rights policies. Possible
violations can be reported directly to a supervisor or the Human
Resources, Internal Audit, or Legal Departments. A 24-hour toll-free
‘Business Integrity Line’ is also available for individuals who wish to
raise concerns anonymously. Amkor does not tolerate any retaliation
against anyone for reporting an actual or suspected violation of Human
Our Human Rights commitment is also reflected in the
way we work with our suppliers. As a member of the EICC, we require our
major suppliers to adopt the EICC Code of Conduct that sets standards
to help ensure that working conditions are safe, that workers are
treated properly, and that business operations are conducted ethically.
We annually conduct independent, risk-based audits of our direct
suppliers to evaluate compliance with the EICC Code of Conduct and
require remediation of audit findings.
As we strive to maintain
our commitment to the highest ethical business standards, Amkor will
continue to promote respect for Human Rights in its operations and
supply chain and will seek continuous improvement of our policies and
practices in furtherance of this commitment.