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Supplier Management Policy

In order to mitigate the impact of the product value chain on the local environment and society, RichWave Technology has established a quality assurance department to supervise and ensure that the supply chain complies with regulatory requirements and fulfills its social responsibilities in terms of environmental protection, occupational safety and health, and labor human rights. The supplier management process of RichWave Technology is as follows. We require new suppliers to introduce the ISO14001 and QC 080000 environmental management systems, and they must pass the quality and environmental management system (HSF) audit, including material hazardous substances test reports, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and HSF compliance declaration, to properly control hazards to the human body and the environment with respect to products and their production processes.

RichWave Supplier Management Process

Step Item Content
1 Establish Basic Information of Supplier Understand supplier's operation and production status
2 Quality and Environmental Management
System Review
  • Quality management
    Suppliers are required to provide international quality certifications, such as ISO 9001/ISO 14001/ISO 45001/QC 080000/IATF 16949/safety standard certification
  • Environmental management
    Suppliers are required to complete the Hazardous Substance-Free (HSF) declaration, and provide material hazardous substances test reports, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and HSF compliance declarations
  • Suppliers are required to complete a conflict minerals reporting survey (CMRT/CMT)
3 Engineering and Technical Capability review Suppliers are required to provide quality and reliability reports
4 Supplier Quality Management
  • Regular evaluations
    Evaluate the supplier’s manufacturing quality based on the three major aspects of quality, engineering/technology, and production
  • Regular audits
    Evaluate the supplier’s quality, reliability and business continuity plan (BCP), and evaluate the supplier’s implementation of corporate social responsibility and environmental policy

We emphasize the sustainability management policy of our suppliers and require them to strengthen their management in the environmental, social, and corporate governance aspects and to include the acquisition of relevant certifications in the regular auditing and rating management system, to enforce and expect that suppliers shall possess a sustainable management philosophy and policy.


Supplier certification statistics

Management Aspect E (Environment)
ISO14001, QC08000
S (Society)
ISO45001, RBA/SA8000
G (Governance)
ISO9001, IATF16949
Management Strategy Suppliers are required to have a sound environmental policy and environmental management system and carry through them correctly to ensure that the raw materials put into production comply with halogen-free, RoHS and REACH specifications and comply with environmental regulations during the production process without risk of harming the environment or the human body. We believe that suppliers should provide an equal, safe and healthy working environment to their workers. Therefore, we continuously pay attention to the performance of labor rights and occupational safety of our suppliers to ensure that our supply chain is free from any concerns of infringement of labor rights. To ensure the quality of our products and the stability of our supply, we attach importance to the process technology, quality yield, and equipment capacity of our suppliers, and work with our supply chain partners to improve the competitiveness of our products and promote the technological upgrade of our industry chain.
Rating Index
  • Supplier’s environmental policy and management structure
  • Environmental management system
  • Environmental substance certification and management (including internal audit)
  • Environmental regulations compliance
  • Package material testing report, MSDS, HSF commitment
  • Risk assessment and control of hazardous substances of materials

Human rights commitment

  • No child labor
  • No forced labor
  • Anti-discrimination
  • No differential treatment on the basis of religion, race, social class, nationality, or disability
  • Prohibition of physical punishment, coercion, verbal abuse of employees

Labor rights and interests

  • Working hours and wages comply with regulations and industry standards
  • Manufacturing system performance
  • Quality system
  • Reliability monitoring
  • Business Contingency Plan (BCP)


Supplier certification statistics

In 2020, we conducted comprehensive audits and evaluations of 20 major suppliers in three categories: wafer, packaging, and testing, with a 100% audit coverage rate, and all suppliers met the basic ESG policy requirements.



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