Our business brings a wide range of stakeholder engagements which we believe leads to a mutual understanding, and with it, a commitment to sustainable development. We dynamically tailor our engagement strategies, methodologies, and communications to the unique interests of each stakeholder group. The method and frequency of engagement vary by stakeholder.

Internal and External Egagement

Internal Engagement

  • Employee Survey

    We conduct anonymous employee pulse surveys, to gauge how our employees view the company’s vision and strategy, their work environment, work relationships, and job satisfaction.

  • Open Door Policy

    We maintain an open-door policy, allowing employees to communicate and engage with management and human resources.

  • Training

    Employees are trained on our Code of Conduct, our policies, and our programs, including social responsibility, prevention of harassment and discrimination, anti-corruption, and security awareness.

  • Communications

    We communicate with our employees through various channels, including town halls, meetings, the internet, internal messages, social media, blog posts, and newsletters.

  • Performance

    We manage employee performance using an objective and fair process that employees participate in annually.

External Engagement

  • Customers

    We use the results from Customer Scorecard and Satisfaction Surveys to analyze trends in overall performance for each key attribute.

  • Suppliers

    We use supplier communication, training, audits, and scorecards to help ensure supplier compliance with the NXP Supplier Code of Conduct and purchasing agreements.

  • Investors

    Our Investor Relations team hosts quarterly earnings call with our stakeholders.

  • Community

    We use community engagement, in the form of ongoing financial assistance and employee volunteerism, to support local nonprofit organizations and educational institutions to strengthen local communities.

  • Industry Associations

    We participate in industry associations so we can make recommendations on policies that relate to the semiconductor industry.

  • Academia

    We strengthen our ties to academia by supporting university programs, participating in joint research and development initiatives, and network with the academic community.

Sustainability Engagements

Stakeholder Engagement Feedback Outcomes and Follow-Up
Employees Conducted employee safety survey for wafer fab and assembly and test sites. Top two employee requests: increase communication and expand management support. Each site deployed a response plan to raise awareness and more deeply involve management in the conversation.
Suppliers Conducted supplier audits, including random privately held worker interviews. Top three nonconformances: Freely Chosen Employment, Emergency Preparedness, and Working Hours Supplier Corrective Action Plans are either closed or in process. Increased training in top three nonconformances.
Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) Attended monthly and quarterly calls as a Board member and RBA Full Member. Ensure alignment with the industry on salient issues regarding labor and human rights. RBA requires members to audit 5% of high-risk suppliers.

RBA Code of Conduct (CoC) and Validated Assessment Program (VAP) standards incorporated into NXP Supplier CoC and Auditable Standards.
Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI) Attended monthly workgroup meetings and quarterly Steering Committee meetings (as Board delegate). Guidance on definition of fees, gap analysis on various guidance standards, labor-agent training, and mapping the labor-agent recruiting corridor. Updated our Auditable Standards per the gap analysis, nominated our labor agents for RLI training, and cross-referenced the recruitment corridor with NXP labor agents.
Responsible Mineral Initiative (RMI) Attended annual member meeting, ad hoc meetings, and various conference calls organized by the RMI. Tools and resources to make sustainable decisions about mineral sourcing. Developed tools to cover new EU legislation and cobalt due diligence.
Global Business Initiative (GBI) Attended two virtual meetings, various ad hoc meetings, and conference calls organized by the GBI. Multi-industry best practices on business and human rights. Enhancing and strengthening human-rights due diligence across NXP value chain.
European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) Attended annual member meeting, various conferences, and ad hoc meetings. Sharing of best due-diligence practices and greater understanding of actual conditions in mines and mineral supply chain. Created knowledge platform on supply-chain due diligence regarding responsible mineral sourcing, and launched a Due Diligence Check tool.

Provided support to mine sites in Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas (CAHRAs) by financing "on the ground" projects.
UN Global Compact (UNGC) Participated in Annual Communication on Progress. Increase due diligence of environmental risks within the supply chain. Continued to increase our efforts in engaging with the supply chain to implement a sustainable environmental program.
World Semiconductor Council (WSC) Chaired the Responsible Sourcing and the Health and Safety workgroups, attended three WSC meetings, several workgroup meetings, and various expert-led webinars. Best practices for responsible sourcing of minerals and Health and Safety practices. Applying best practices from experts to advance our Health and Safety programs. Annual collection of Health and Safety data from member companies.

Use of the OECD guidance document and RMI processes as a requirement for due-diligence procedures used in semiconductor supply chains.
European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) Chaired ESIA Responsible Sourcing workgroup and actively participated in several Environment, Safety & Health (ESH) workgroups. Status of various EU initiatives, including the EU Conflict Minerals regulation, work on PFCs, PFOS, chemical management, health & safety, energy savings, environmental resource efficiency and EU legislation. Updated NXP's Responsible Minerals Policy to broaden the scope to all minerals and all CAHRAS.

Maintained excellence in Health and Safety performance record and met voluntary targets for emission reduction.
Cumulus Conducted bi-annual due-diligence exercise relating to selected suppliers’ migrant workers and broker supply chain. Increased transparency to the migrant-worker supply chain. Learning more about how migrant workers are hired, and the complexity of labor supply chains, in order to identify modern slavery risks related to forced/bonded labor and human trafficking.
Verité Conducted third-party audits on social responsibility, supported by consultation and collaboration, to review NXP’s Social Responsibility. Continuous-improvement opportunities for the NXP Social Responsibility program. Strengthening supply-chain compliance and supplier capacity building, and advancing NXP’s Auditable Standards for social responsibility.

We Want to Hear from You!

Contact NXP’s Sustainability team at csr@nxp.com