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 Myrthe Verwije

 

Report on 'Resource Efficiency in the ICT Sector' identifies a lot of room for improvement

Report on 'Resource Efficiency in the ICT Sector' identifies a lot of room for improvement

Dec 19, 2016

A newly released research report from Greenpeace Germany and the Öko-Institute gives a comprehensive overview of the resource related issues of smartphone and tablet production, use and recycling.

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3rd Greenwich Symposium on public procurement focused on modern slavery, trafficking

3rd Greenwich Symposium on public procurement focused on modern slavery, trafficking

Dec 19, 2016

December 8 marked the third Greenwich Symposium on Responsible Public Procurement. Delegates from civil society organisations, academics and procurement practitioners gathered to discuss 'Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Human Rights Risks in the Global Supply Chain'.

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New evaluation on major US retailers’ safer chemicals programs: Walmart is first, Amazon is worst

New evaluation on major US retailers’ safer chemicals programs: Walmart is first, Amazon is worst

Dec 15, 2016

The Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition has released a new report card about US retailers' safer chemicals programs. The coalition investigated to what extent companies like Amazon, Target and Walmart are making progress to reduce the use of toxic chemicals in their products.

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In response to reports of labour rights violations, Samsung introduces new Migrant Worker Guidelines

In response to reports of labour rights violations, Samsung introduces new Migrant Worker Guidelines

Dec 14, 2016

Samsung has responded to recent reports of workers' rights violations in Malaysian factories with the release of new Migrant Worker Guidelines.

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GoodElectronics Sub-Granting Scheme Edition 3 - Results

GoodElectronics Sub-Granting Scheme Edition 3 - Results

Dec 14, 2016

Nine member organisations will receive financial support for their activities in 2017 through the GoodElectronics sub-granting scheme.

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