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.
Today, the GoodElectronics Network is presenting the third edition of its Sub-Granting Scheme. Members are invited to submit their proposals.
China Labor Watch found that workers for Pegatron, one of Apple's major suppliers, have to work excessive overtime and are treated badly.
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.
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.