A Message from Lenovo’s Chief Sustainability Executive
Click on the image below to hear Guan Wei, VP of Global Supply Chain and Chief Sustainability Executive,
explain Lenovo’s approach to sustainability.
Lenovo is committed to ethical corporate citizenship and to promoting sustainability in all of its
activities. We demonstrate these commitments through transparent and responsible management of our social,
environmental, and economic values. These
values respect and are informed by those of all of our stakeholders, including the communities with which we
interact. Click here to view our Sustainability
As Lenovo becomes the leading device + cloud company, we continue to measure success not only by the
innovative products and services we create, but also by the strides we make with our purpose-driven
sustainability and corporate social responsibility
Please see our latest Sustainability Report for more information.
Click to read Lenovo's 2016/17 Sustainability Report. For the Chinese version, please click here.
EcoVadis aims at improving corporate environmental and social practice by leveraging the influence of global
supply chains. It operates a collaborative platform enabling companies to monitor the sustainability
performance of their suppliers by
an independent third-party assessment. Lenovo has been participating in EcoVadis since 2012. In 2017 Lenovo
rated 70/100 points, putting it in the highest EcoVadis category — CSR Gold. This placed Lenovo in the top 3%
of suppliers assessed in the computer and peripheral equipment manufacturer category and in the top 1% of
suppliers assessed by EcoVadis in all categories. Click here to see the complete rating.
9001: All Lenovo global manufacturing facilities as well as suppliers have Quality Management
Systems in place meeting standards established by ISO 9001. Lenovo strongly embraces the ISO 9001
commitment to an effective
quality management system, and is dedicated to exceeding industry standards for product quality and
14001: All Lenovo’s manufacturing and research & development sites are ISO 14001 certified
through companies in their respective countries.
18001: The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) organization is committed to ensure the
implementation of an effective health and safety management system. All global manufacturing locations
are OHSAS 18001 certified
by Bureau Veritas, a leading independent certification body.
China Energy Conservation Program (CECP): This program is a voluntary initiative/certification for
saving energy and reducing emissions by motivating manufacturers to produce more energy-efficient
products and supporting consumers in making
more sustainable purchases. This certification, qualified by the China Quality Certification Centre
(CQC), sets forth minimum allowable values of energy efficiency and energy grades for microcomputers.
Lenovo has the largest number of
PC products certified by CECP.
China Environmental Labeling Product (CELP): This labeling program is a voluntary initiative assessing
electronic products. It includes mandatory and optional environmental criteria such as
reduction/elimination of environmentally sensitive
materials, product longevity/ life extension, high energy efficiency/energy conservation, end-of-life
management and other dimensions. This certification is qualified by the China Environmental Labeling
Certification Centre (CEC). Lenovo
has the largest number of PC products certified by CELP.
Scored Leadership level with an A- on the 2017 CDP Climate Change questionnaire. CDP’s score aims to
assess progress toward environmental stewardship through the lens of climate change mitigation and
adaption. Lenovo's 2017 CDP disclosure report is publicly available on CDP’s website (use the search
tool at the bottom of the page).
Rated as "Prime" by oekom research
independent research institute specializing in corporate responsibility
assessments. The oekom Corporate Rating is based on a comprehensive set of criteria for the
ethical assessment of companies, which includes assessing social and environmental