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The Panasonic brand is owned by Panasonic Corp., which was known as Matsushita Electric Industrial until October 2008.

 

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15 July 2019

Malaysia: Investigation reveals forced labour & migrant worker abuses at factories producing for electronics brands; Incl. co. responses

In June 2019, an investigation by Danwatch revealed abuses faced by migrant workers working at Malaysian factories producing components for major electronics brands and their customers, including Infineon, Possehl, ST Micro, NXP, Panasonic, Toshiba, N...

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25 March 2019

Electric vehicle users should demand ethical sourcing of battery materials, says industry analyst

Author: Bradley Berman, INSIDEEVs

"Electric Car Drivers Should Boycott Batteries Produced by Child Labor", 22 March 2019....

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25 March 2019

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25 March 2019

Thailand: NGOs allege ongoing recruitment fees & migrant worker abuses at supplier to global electronics brands; Incl. co. responses

From 2016 to 2018, Electronics Watch and the Migrant Worker Rights Network (MWRN) documented excessive recruitment-related fees and expenses that migrant workers from Myanmar pay to get a job at two sites of Cal-Comp Electronics (Thailand). Their...

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18 February 2018
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Author: El Tiempo (Colombia)

“Reciclarán el cobalto de celulares usados para fabricar baterías”, 13 de febrero de 2018...

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12 December 2017

Investors launch five-year global initiative to engage largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to act on climate change

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17 November 2017

Ranking corporate action on conflict minerals sourcing in Dem. Rep of Congo, new report by Enough Project

The Enough Project’s 2017 conflict minerals company rankings examine 20 of the largest companies, as defined by market capitalization, in two of the industries which consume the most tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold: consumer electronics and jewelry ...

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16 November 2017

Demand the supply: ranking consumer electronics and jewelry retail companies on their efforts to develop conflict-free minerals supply chains from Congo

Author: Annie Callaway, The Enough Project

The Enough Project’s 2017 conflict minerals company rankings examine 20 of the largest companies...in two of the industries which consume the most tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold [often referred to as conflicts minerals or 3TG]: consumer electronics...

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11 September 2017
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Author: Carl-Heinz Pierk, Die Tagespost

"Dem E-Auto gehört die Zukunft", 8 September 2017...

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9 January 2017

China: Graphite production for lithium-ion batteries causes severe environmental pollution; complaints by villagers are suppressed

Author: Peter Whoriskey, Washington Post

“In your phone, in their air - A trace of graphite is in consumer tech. In these Chinese villages, it’s everywhere.”, 2 October 2016...

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