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Автор: Mark Dummett, Time (US)
...[S]ome electric cars are not, currently, as ethically “clean” as manufacturers would have us believe. [A key component of the rechargeable lithium-ion batteries on which electric cars run is cobalt.] Amnesty International’s research has shown that...
- Также найдено в: Electro-mobility & resource governance: NGOs urge carmakers to take responsibility for social & environmental costs of electric vehicles USA: Tesla faces federal labour board complaint over alleged interference with workers' right to unionise
- Компании, имеющие отношение к делу: Apple HP (Hewlett-Packard) Huawei Technologies Huayou Cobalt Samsung Samsung SDI (part of Samsung) Sony
Автор: Goldman Prize
In LA’s Eastside…residents bear the brunt of the region’s pollution, with heavy cargo traffic…and industrial plants operating…Among these facilities was an aging battery recycling plant, which had been in operation since 1922 with minimal updates and...
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- Компании, имеющие отношение к делу: Exide
Автор: Peter Whoriskey and Todd C. Frankel, Washington Post
Separate groups of the world’s leading technology companies are launching two initiatives to curb “the worst forms of child labor” and other abusive practices in the supply chain for cobalt, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries that power...