Intel is a consistent leader working with suppliers to address migrant worker risks, investing in suppliers that need to improve by providing funding, training and increased engagement with their senior management, and turning away or ending trade with suppliers that are not willing to do enough to tackle the problem. In 2018 they were given a Thomson Reuters Stop Slavery award, and in 2018 were ranked first on Know the Chain's Modern Slavery benchmarking index.
Stop Slavery Award
The tech we buy is too often tainted by slavery, from the minerals to the manufacturers. The cobalt in our batteries from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the tin used for soldering in Indonesia, and the factories of China and Malaysia are all impacted.