Silicom Modern Slavery Statement

By publishing a public statement based on the UK and Australian Modern Slavery Act Silicom sets a clear signal against slavery and servitude, forced or compulsory labor and human trafficking in its value chain.

 

Silicom Modern Slavery Statement

Silicom takes the responsibility for social, ecological and ethical standards.

 

At Silicom, we constantly strive to create the best environment for employees to perform, innovate and develop. A condition for this is treating every employee fairly and with respect. This must be a fundamental part of the company culture. This is fully in line with our Code of Conduct.
In addition, Silicom fully endorses the principles of the United Nations Global Compact initiative as one of the first participants.

 

The UK Modern Slavery Act
In 2015 the United Kingdom published the UK modern slavery Act. The act forces every company matching a turnover of more than 36 Million £ per year (in UK) to declare in a public statement the measures to prevent slavery and servitude, forced or compulsory labor and human trafficking in its value chain. Here you can find Silicom´s statement to fulfill the UK Modern Slavery Act in relation to Section 54 of the Act.

 

Modern Slavery Act Statement 2020

 


 

National Defense Authorization Act § 889 (a)(1)(B)

 

Dear Silicom Customer,

There was an August 2020 effective expansion of the US National Defense Authorization Act § 889 (a)(1)(B), which declares “PROHIBITION ON CERTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SERVICES OR EQUIPMENT”.
The statute covers certain telecommunications equipment and services produced or provided by Huawei Technologies Company or ZTE Corporation (or any subsidiary or affiliate of those entities) and certain video surveillance products or telecommunications equipment and services produced or provided by Hytera Communications Corporation, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company, or Dahua Technology Company (or any subsidiary or affiliate of those entities).

At this point, to the best of your knowledge Silicom doesn’t provide any components to its Customers, which they or any sub components maybe produced from any of these companies. Silicom also doesn’t use any components made by abovementioned 5 companies and their subsidiaries or affiliates.

Based on above due diligence results we can state that Silicom is fully compliant to Section 899 (a) and (b) of NDAA.

 

Full text of the law can be found at link:
https://www.congress.gov/115/plaws/publ232/PLAW-115publ232.pdf

List (relevant to September 2020) of subsidiaries and affiliates of 5 mentioned companies, could be found in following file:
5 Companies