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Samsung website: www.samsung.com
Author: Ranking Digital Rights (USA)
"Poor Digital Rights Performance - Who Pays the Price?", 20 Sep 2017...
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New report highlights UN Sustainable Development Goals-related risks for businesses, recommends solutions
Author: Vaidehi Shah, Eco-Business (Singapore)
"Why failure to achieve the SDGs is bad news for business", 19 Sep 2017...
Indonesia: Mighty Earth petitions Samsung to stop partnership with Korindo group; concerns raised about company's environment and human rights record
"Samsung under fire for partnership with forest-burning Korindo," 25 August 2017...
NGO Commentary: Korean govt's response to UNWG visit fails to acknowledge poor labour conditions and negative health impacts of companies
Author: Correspondence NGO group of the UN Working Group’s visit to Korea, Korean House for International Solidarity (Republic of Korea)
"Comment: The government’s response to UN Working Group’s Korea visit report does not reflect the Korean reality", 11 June 2017...
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South Korea: Report asserts that Samsung and LG Electronics should take responsibility for acute methanol poisoning of workers in third-tier suppliers – companies respond
…We feel very unfortunate regarding the incidents of acute methanol poisoning that occurred at our third-tier suppliers in Korea in early 2016. However, we would like to explain several aspects to properly contextualize this issue. Importantly,...
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Electric carmakers need to take more responsibility for mining of raw materials, says researcher at Amnesty Intl.
Author: Karl West, The Guardian
Britain last week joined France in pledging to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040... [T]he road to a promised land of zero-emission vehicles is littered with speed bumps... Battery makers are struggling to secure supplies of key ingredients...
New documentary exposing hazardous working conditions in Samsung Electronics premiers at South Korea's National Assembly
Author: stopsamsung (South Korea)
"A Documentary On Samsung Cluster Victims Premieres at S. Korea’s National Assembly", 26 June 2017...
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