Purchasing Practices: HP discloses that it is supporting its suppliers to improve their forecasting ability and to track working hours more accurately. As a result, it reports suppliers have implemented IT systems to improve the management of shifts. HP also demonstrates the impact of these changes for its supply chain workers—it states that by increasing lead times with one final assembly supplier and improving communication, workers are now assigned eight-hour shifts instead of 12-hour shifts. Integration Into
Supplier Contracts: Corning reports that it requires its suppliers to include provisions equivalent to those in its supplier code addressing forced labor in contracts with their own suppliers. It reports that 100% of its own contracts with suppliers incorporate such standards.