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24 Jun 2019

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Hankyoreh

Investigative series alleges "unsustainable labour practices" in Samsung's supply chain

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"The Global Samsung Unsustainability Report", 24 June 2019

Investigative news reporters at Korean media outlet, Hankyoreh, visited nine cities in India, Indonesia, and Vietnam and surveyed more than 120 workers at mobile phone factories over a 70-day period to develop an investigative series they call, “Global Samsung: A report on unsustainable labor practices.” The series asks questions about the life and work of company workers in Asian countries that host its major bases of production. The series assesses Samsung Electronics’ sustainability as a top-tier global company and describes its results as “unpleasant truths.”... 

The reports in English and Korean can be found here.