The Global Dialogue Forum on the Adaptability of Companies to Deal with Fluctuating Demands and the Incidence of Temporary and Other Forms of Employment in Electronics was held at the International Labour Office in Geneva from 9 to 11 December 2014.
The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and CDP, the international NGO driving sustainable economies (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project), announced a new partnership to help expand greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting and reductions in the electronics supply chain.
In light of falling profits, Samsung is freezing wages for all of its employees in South Korea. This is the first time the company has elected to freeze wages since the international financial crisis in 2009, which goes to show just how seriously Samsung is taking this recent downturn.
After months of pressure from trade unions, the right to strike has been recognized by the employers’ group at the International Labour Organization (ILO) following a crucial tripartite meeting in Geneva from 23 to 25 February.
Apple likes to say it's on the cutting edge of the fight against climate change. Over the past two weeks, the company has boasted about the $848 million solar farm it's building to power its new headquarters in Silicon Valley and two new European data centers that will be its "lowest impact" yet.