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19 September 2017

Nikon accused of gender discrimination over male-only advert; incl. company comments

Author: Alana Winns, Diversity Inc (USA)

"Nikon Accused of Sexism for Campaign that Features 32 Men and Zero Women", 18 Sep 2017...

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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 November 2011

[PDF] Out of focus: Labour rights in Vietnam's digital camera factories

Author: Swedwatch & SOMO

Multinational electronics companies have been keen to invest in production facilities in Vietnam in recent years. However, in the past decade their biggest incentive - cheap labour - and laws restricting dialogue between workforce and employers have...

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9 June 2010

Worker Strikes Sweep Across China

Author: Gu Qing’er, Epoch Times

The employee strike at Honda’s Foshan factory…which halted car production…highlighted a wave of similar protests sweeping across China. The two-week-long strike was called off…when workers agreed to a new pay offer, but protests against low wages and...

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12 February 2010

Coalition of investors say 86 companies participating in UN Global Compact are failing to meet requirements on environmental, social, governance reporting

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12 February 2010

[PDF] Investors step up pressure on corporate responsibility reporting

Author: UN Principles for Responsible Investment

A coalition of global investors from 13 countries, managing over US$2.1 trillion of assets, today added its voice to the increasing calls for better corporate reporting on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) activities. The...

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5 December 2008

[Company responses & non-responses to "Chain store reaction project”]

Author: Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking & CALL+RESPONSE

[The Chain store reaction project is an open letter asking companies to investigate labour abuses in their production chains. Webpage indicates how many emails sent to each company, and which are responding]. [refers to American Apparel, Audi, A...

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7 February 2007

China: Widespread discrimination against workers carrying hepatitis B virus

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7 February 2007

[PDF] 22 HBVers sacked from Chinese factory [scroll to p.11]

Author: Chenyan Liu, CSR-Asia

[A] hepatitis B [discrimination] case...involves an electronics manufacture[r],...Cal-Comp Electronics (Thailand) PLC (CCET), [which] was established...by Kinpo Electronics (Taiwan)...Its...shareholders are…Kinpo Group..., Far Eastern International...

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