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Last update 31 March 2022

Description of economic activities

Wholesale of electronic and telecommunications equipment and parts (NACE2 4652)

This company, with headquarters in Oxford, United Kingdom, is a major international high service distributor of electronic, electrical, industrial and commercial supplies to development and maintenance engineers in all types of businesses around the world. It has 26 operating companies - one in the UK, 11 in the rest of Europe and 14 in the rest of the world, including Japan and the USA. The company started as Radiospares, which was founded by JH Waring and PM Sebestyen in 1937. It offers more than 350,000 products, across a broad range of technologies on automation, books, cable and connectors, consumables, electrical, electronic devices, health and safety, information technology, mechanical, office equipment, power supplies, test and measurement, and tools.The company has a strategic alliance with Avnet. Avnet supports Electrocomponents using the supply chain method of Avnet IMS (Integrated Material Services) operation which includes planning, purchasing and delivering the products to Electrocomponents.The company is active in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, France, Austria, Ireland, Denmark, Malaysia, Singapore, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan and South America.
  • ELECTROCOMPONENTS PLC

  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: N/A
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Baroness Rona Alison Fairhead
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
  • Website: www.electrocomponents.com

Financial data

Number of employees

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6,806
7,044
6,603

Revenue 1

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2
2
2

EBIT 1

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199
231
236

EBITDA 1

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265
271
273

1 numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month):  N/A

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

  • EWC: N/A

Standards and certifications

  • Global Compact: N/A
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project): N/A
  • Modern Slavery Statement: N/A
  • Transparency Index: N/A
  • SA8000 Social Accountability: N/A
  • Integrated report: N/A
  • ISO26000: N/A
  • OECD Guidelines:
  • Social Development Goals (SDGs): N/A

Global Reporting Initiative certification

  • Global Reporting Initiative standards: N/A
  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

Policies

  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC:
  • D. 89/391/EEC:
  • D. 98/59/EC:
  • D. 2000/43/EC:
  • D. 2000/78/EC:
  • D. 2001/23/EC:
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC:
  • D. 2002/14/EC:
  • D. 2002/73/EC:
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC:
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC:
  • D. 2009/38/EC:
  • D. 2004/25/EC:
  • D. 2011/35/EU:

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A

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