Headquarters in Japan
The Panasonic brand is owned by Panasonic Corp., which was known as Matsushita Electric Industrial until October 2008.
Author: Nicolas Garrett & Harrison Mitchell, Financial Times (texte original en anglais traduit par Maguy M., Mouvement d’action pour la démocratie et la paix - R.D. du Congo)
...[De] l’étain provenant d’une mine contrôlée par les soldats rebelles dans la République Démocratique de Congo atteint les marchés internationaux... Une enquête par le Financial Times a trouvé que le minerai d’étain provenant de la mine arrive à des...
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Author: Michael Malakata, CIO
Nokia has launched a recycling initiative in East Africa that offers consumers a structured way to dispose of old mobile phones and accessories. The move comes amid fears that cast-off mobile phones are posing an increasing risk of hazardous toxic...
Author: Jane Spencer & Juliet Ye, Wall Street Journal
In southern China, Wang Fengping worked for years in plants that produced cadmium batteries for the likes of Mattel Inc., Toys "R" Us Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Like hundreds of her colleagues, Ms. Wang regularly inhaled the toxic red cadmium dust...
Author: SustainableBusiness.com News
For years environmentalists have criticized the electronics industry for the amount of waste and toxic materials it introduces into he environment...  major electronic manufacturers have announced the formation of a recycling company created to meet...
Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
In November 2007, Olympic Dream for Darfur published a "Report Card" on the responses of Olympic corporate sponsors "to China’s support of the genocide in Darfur". The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the 19 companies named in the...
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