NXP's Auditable Standards on Social Responsibility is widely regarded as one of the most stringent sets of auditable standards in the industry. It begins with a rigorous deployment of the standards to all NXP facilities, through capacity building and regular audits of our global manufacturing sites, we ensure that the standards are implementable. Then we deploy the standards to our supply chain and external manufacturers.

Audits help us accomplish our objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. At present, we have in place different but complementary internal audit types: system audits that assess the continued and sustained compliance to the NXP and Certification standards, local and execution audits, and audits to improve NXP's Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) performance. Additionally, our customers and 3rd party certification auditors regularly conduct audits of our facilities. We work to address any issues identified in the audits.

The Auditable Standards on Social Responsibility consist of the following categories: