LG Electronics (part of LG Corp.)
Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in South Korea
KnowTheChain is a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor risks within their supply chains....
Electronics factory in Shenzhen - photo credit: Steve Jurvetson COVID-19 poses risks to workers in global supply chains, including those in the electronics sector, and in particular workers in vulnerable conditions such as migrant workers. Such risks ...
Mexico: Maquila companies accused of a range of labour and health rights violations throughout the pandemic; incl. 2 company responses
The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre invited 15 companies from the manufacturing industry with opperations in Mexico to respond to the wide range of labour and health rights violations against workers throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. The...
Author: LG Electronics
...Para LG Electronics, lo más importante es la seguridad de nuestros colaboradores y socios comerciales. Trabajamos con las autoridades locales y federales, para garantizar la seguridad en todos los sentidos en nuestra planta de Mexicali (además de...
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South Korea: Firms temporarily suspend operations as new coronavirus cases involving employees are confirmed
Author: Korea Herald
“Spike in coronavirus cases disrupt Samsung, LG, Hyundai plants”, 1 March 2020...
China: 83 major brands implicated in report on forced labour of ethnic minorities from Xinjiang assigned to factories across provinces; Includes company responses
In March 2020, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) published a report Uyghurs for sale: ‘Re-education’, forced labour and surveillance beyond Xinjiang, which identified 83 foreign and Chinese companies as allegedly directly or indirectly...
Author: Australian Strategic Policy Institute
[The Australian Strategic Policy Institute published a report entitled "Uyghurs for sale - ‘Re-education’, forced labour and surveillance beyond Xinjiang" in February 2020.]...
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China: Technology firms maintain manufacturing operations despite government calls for companies to halt work to stop coronavirus spread
“Huawei, Chinese chip makers keep factories humming despite virus outbreak”, 3 February...
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