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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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29 April 2019

John Ruggie highlights positive contribution of ESG investing to advancing human rights

Author: John G. Ruggie

"ESG investing: Coming into its own - and not a moment too soon," 24 April 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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8 March 2019

Toshiba's response

Author: Toshiba

Thank you for your contact to Toshiba and the opportunity for us to respond to your inquiry regarding human rights violations at Cal-Comp Electronics (Thailand) Public Company Limited. We have checked our procurement activity over the past year and...

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17 November 2017

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

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16 November 2017

Apple and google just aced a major ethics test in Africa, says new report

Author: Alasdair Wilkins, Inverse Innovation

Apple and Google have topped newly released rankings for their work ensuring the minerals used in their products don’t come from war zones...[in]...the Enough Project’s 2017 report......

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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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16 February 2017

Japan: Workers work up to or beyond "karoshi line" in most Japanese manufacturers

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10 November 2015

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 100 brands on their environmental supply chain performance in China. 

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19 May 2015

Commentary: "Global businesses must lead the way on climate action"

Author: Laurent Fabius (Minister of Foreign Affairs, France) & Christiana Figueres (executive secretary of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change)

Green investments increasingly offer opportunites for growth and employment and businesses are well-placed to take the lead at this week’s Business and Climate summit in Paris...[M]any businesses now include climate action in their long-term strategy...

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