[book] Challenging The Chip: Labor Rights and Environmental Justice in the Global Electronics Industry

Author: Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition, Published on: 1 June 2006

This book is the first comprehensive examination of the impacts of electronics manufacturing on workers and local environments around the world... The book's twenty-five chapters not only document the unsustainable practices of the growing electronics sector over its first quarter of a century, but also propose and chronicle creative ways in which community and labor activists, government agencies, and others have attempted through resistance, regulation, and other means to introduce more sustainable systems of production into that sector. [refers to National Semiconductor, RCA (part of Thomson), Dell, Fairchild Semiconductor, Seagate, IBM, Sony, Lenovo, United Microelectronics, HP (Hewlett-Packard), Apple]

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Related companies: Apple Dell Fairchild Semiconductor IBM Lenovo National Semiconductor RCA (part of Thomson) Seagate Technology Sony Thomson SA