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China: Technology firms maintain manufacturing operations despite government calls for companies to halt work to stop coronavirus spread
“Huawei, Chinese chip makers keep factories humming despite virus outbreak”, 3 February...
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Facebook says it has data-sharing partnerships with four Chinese electronics companies, which raises concern over users' privacy
"Facebook has data-sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese electronics companies, including a manufacturing giant that has a close relationship with China’s government, the social media company said on Tuesday. The agreements, which date to at...
Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) ranks 100 brands on environmental supply chain performance in China
On October 22, 2015, the Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) released its ranking of 167 brands on their environmental supply chain performance in China. The image shows the top 10 companies in the 2015 ranking - for the full ranking see...
Author: SACOM (Hong Kong)
…SACOM conducted an investigative research towards the labour condition in Hong Kong-owned Apple supplier – Biel Crystal’s Huizhou factory and discovered numerous labour abuses and violation of Chinese Labour Law. SACOM decided to publish the...
Author: China Labor Watch [USA]
Workers reported that a large number of child workers are hired at a Chinese electronics manufacturing company named Jiangxi Lianchuang Electronics Co., Ltd. Some of the workers are as young as 12 to 14 years old…Based on Chinese media reports, the...
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Author: Maria Trombly, Emerging China
Foreign businesses, organizations and embassies reacted quickly after the Monday earthquake with offers of aid and support. On Wednesday, General Electric announced a US$2 million donation...GE has mobilized local field support engineers to help with...
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SACOM report on working conditions in electronics factories in Shenzhen, China: Manufacturer & brand responses
Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited five electronics manufacturers to respond to SACOM's report "Clean Computers Campaign: Report on Labour Rights in the Computer Industry in China"....
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