Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd vice chairman now under arrest on bribery charges, must be punished to the full extent of the law if convicted, The Financial Times insisted in a February 19 editorial.
Since 2010, Greenpeace has been calling on major internet companies to power their data centers on renewable energy. Since then, there has been a real race to adopt renewable energy.
This week, Samsung's modern face is on full display at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where tech industry giants are gathering to unveil the latest smartphones, tablets and mobile technology. What they don't show at the convention are the precarious and sometimes even deadly conditions in which low-paid supply chain workers make Samsung products.
According to news agency Yonhap, two senior Samsung Group executives have offered to resign. They take responsibility in the involvement of the conglomerate in the corruption scandal that led to the arrest of Lee Jae-Yong and the impeachment of president Park Guen-hye.
Electronic waste is becoming an increasing problem in Asia. There is no sufficient pre-existing infrastructure to deal with the growing amount of e-waste.