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16 August 2012

Taking Conflict Out of Consumer Gadgets: Company Rankings on Conflict Minerals 2012

Author: Sasha Lezhnev & Alexandra Hellmuth, Enough Project

Leading electronics companies are making progress in eliminating conflict minerals from their supply chains, but still cannot label their products as being conflict free...Intel, Motorola..., HP, and Apple...have developed conflict minerals programs.....

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1 August 2012

[PDF] [Company responses to Enough Project report]

Author: Enough Project

[Includes Acer, AMD, Apple, Canon, Dell, HP, HTC, IBM, Intel, Lenovo, LG Electronics, Microsoft, Motorola Mobility, Nikon, Nintendo, Nokia, Panasonic, Philips, RIM, Samsung, Sandisk, Sharp, Sony & Toshiba responses]

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16 April 2012

The Goldman Environmental Prize: 2012

Author: The Goldman Environmental Prize [USA]

Welcome to the 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize online pressroom...Here you will find press releases, background information on our 2012 recipients, print-ready photographs, and links to broadcast-quality video highlighting our recipients' work... ...

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13 February 2012

Apple supplier audit begins with Foxconn plant [China]

Author: Charles Arthur, Guardian [UK]

Apple has reacted to growing criticism over alleged abuses of workers at its suppliers by asking an independent group, the Fair Labor Association (FLA), to conduct audits of its "final assembly" suppliers...The first inspections began on Monday...

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25 January 2012

In China, Human Costs Are Built Into an iPad

Author: Charles Duhigg & David Barboza, New York Times

...[in an] explosion...last May...[in] the area [of a factory] where employees polished thousands of iPad cases a day...[2] people were killed immediately...Employees [assembling Apple products] work excessive overtime...Some say they stand so long...

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1 July 2011

High Tech, Low Pay [China]

Author: Business and Human Rights Documentation Project (B-HRD)

China’s electronics industry exports approximately US $232 billion worth of electronics a year, supplying brand-name companies...Many of the 7.7 million people manufacturing these hi-tech products receive low pay and are unable to achieve an adequate...

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18 January 2011
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Author: propos recueilli par Véronique Smée, Novethic

Pékin a créé un dispositif demandant aux agences locales de l'environnement de publier la liste noire des entreprises qui ne respectent pas les seuils de pollution autorisés...Explications avec Joëlle Brohier, co-fondatrice du site RSE et PED,...

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28 July 2010

Labour standards remain critical risk for firms manufacturing in China – new Maplecroft report

Author: Maplecroft [UK]

A recent spate of stories focusing on electronics companies with manufacturing operations in the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have highlighted poor labour standards and reputational risks relevant to all multinational corporations with subsidiaries...

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2 February 2010

US senator asks companies about China rights practices

Author: Agence France Presse

A US senator on Tuesday asked 30 leading companies...for information about their human rights practices in China after Google's threat to leave the country over cyberattacks and Web censorship...The letters were sent to Acer, Amazon, Apple, AT&T,...

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12 January 2010
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Author: Sabine Casalonga, Journal de l'Environnement [France]

Sony Ericsson et Nokia toujours en tête et net progrès pour Apple, selon le guide annuel des entreprises électroniques «plus vertes» de Greenpeace mis en ligne le 7 janvier. Cette démarche a pour objectif de contrer le «greenwashing» en valorisant les...

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