Clean Electronics (CEPN)


Clean Electronics (CEPN)

Goal: Move toward zero exposure of workers to toxic chemicals in the electronics manufacturing process.

The Clean Electronics Production Network unites diverse stakeholders to understand, address, and eliminate workers’ exposure to toxic chemicals in the electronics supply chain.


CEPN addresses complex workplace health and safety challenges in the electronics supply chain. The collaborative multi-stakeholder innovation network launched in 2016 as part of the Center for Sustainability Solutions at Green America.

CEPN members commit to working together in the service of a shared goal of moving toward zero exposure of workers to toxic process chemicals in electronics manufacturing. CEPN comprises more than 20 member organizations including electronics brands and suppliers, environmental organizations, labor and worker representatives, ecolabels, academics and public servants.

To learn more, visit the Clean Electronics Production Network Website


A Commitment Program to Protect Workers from Chemical Hazards in the Electronics Supply Chain

CEPN launched the Toward Zero Exposure Program in 2021. This program supports electronics companies in assessing the use of process chemicals, strengthening the culture of worker safety and engagement, reducing worker exposure to identified priority process chemicals, and substituting them with safer alternatives within their own manufacturing processes, as well as ultimately reaching deeper into their supply chain.

To learn more, please visit the Toward Zero Exposure website.