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Panel discussion  ‘Mismanagement of Chemicals by Corporations’ during UN Human Rights Council

Panel discussion ‘Mismanagement of Chemicals by Corporations’ during UN Human Rights Council

Sep 22, 2016

A group of NGOs from Northeast Asia and the Special Rapporteur on Hazardous Substances and Wastes held a panel discussion on mismanagement of hazardous substances at the 33rd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva last week.

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GoodElectronics Sub-Granting Scheme Edition 3 - Call for Proposals!

GoodElectronics Sub-Granting Scheme Edition 3 - Call for Proposals!

Sep 22, 2016

Today, the GoodElectronics Network is presenting the third edition of its Sub-Granting Scheme. Members are invited to submit their proposals.

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China Labor Watch: Labour conditions at iPhone factory worsening

China Labor Watch: Labour conditions at iPhone factory worsening

Sep 21, 2016

China Labor Watch found that workers for Pegatron, one of Apple's major suppliers, have to work excessive overtime and are treated badly.

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First-ever admission of a pulmonary condition as an occupational disease in Republic of Korea

First-ever admission of a pulmonary condition as an occupational disease in Republic of Korea

Sep 21, 2016

Korea Workers Compensation and Welfare Service (KCOMWEL) has granted workers compensation benefits to two Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. workers, after deeming their lung cancers to be occupationally caused.

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Secret Tracking Project Finds that Old Electronic Waste Gets Exported to Developing Countries

Secret Tracking Project Finds that Old Electronic Waste Gets Exported to Developing Countries

Sep 21, 2016

A new report from the Basel Action Network reveals that 40% of e-waste that was handed over to American electronics recyclers did not get recycled in the US as expected by customers, but was exported to highly-polluting and unsafe operations in developing countries.

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