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5 November 2018

China: Students allegedly forced by schools to make Apple watches in factories through compulsory internships; co. says it is investigating

Author: Sherrise Pham, CNN Business

"Apple investigates report that Chinese students were forced to make its watches", 29 October 2018...

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9 October 2017

China: New SACOM report alleges student labour exploitation in supply chains of top laptop brands

Author: Kate Hodal and Peter Bengtsen, The Guardian (UK)

“Chinese factory supplying major laptop brands accused of student labour abuses” 6 October 2017...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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20 February 2013

Beyond Foxconn: Deplorable Working Conditions Characterize Apple’s Entire Supply Chain [China]

Author: China Labor Watch

In November 2012, China Labor Watch submitted materials to the UN Working Group on business and human rights, which included the report “Beyond Foxconn: Deplorable Working Conditions Characterize Apple’s Entire Supply Chain”. The report contains...

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20 February 2013

Response by Quanta Computer: China Labor Watch submission to UN Working Group on business & human rights highlights poor working conditions in 10 Apple supplier factories.

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21 August 2012

Foxconn Trims Working Hours, Boosts Safety After FLA Audits [China]

Author: Stanley James & Tim Culpan, Bloomberg

Foxconn Technology Group [part of Hon Hai]...improved safety conditions at its China factories after inspections by the Fair Labor Association found dozens of violations, the group said...Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook...has pledged not to turn...

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15 February 2012

Foxconn Working Conditions: iPad Plant Better Than The Norm, Says Fair Labor Association [China]

Author: Terril Yue Jones, Reuters

Working conditions at Chinese manufacturing plants where Apple Inc's iPads and iPhones are made are far better than those at garment factories or other facilities elsewhere in the country, according to the head of…[t]he Fair Labor Association…FLA…is...

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27 September 2007

Dell Aims To Go Carbon Neutral

Author: Arik Hesseldahl, BusinessWeek

Dell is embarking on a broad environmental initiative under which it plans to consume less energy and use more power from renewable sources in a bid to make its operations carbon neutral by the end of 2008...[G]iven the details disclosed so far, the...

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1 April 2007

[PDF] full report: "The production of electronic components for the IT industries: Changing labour force requirements in a global economy [see in particular chapters 6 & 7]

Author: Intl. Labour Organization

[see in particular the table 7.1 on pg. 114 that indicates for the following companies whether they have a Code of Conduct, participate in Electronics Industry Code of Conduct & Global e-Sustainability Initiative, publish a social report, follow...

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