At the occasion of Acer's CSR forum, environmental organisations in Taiwan formulate a series of solid demands to Acer and it suppliers. The emphasis is on the need to address the harmful effects for the environment and for local communities of Acer's production processes.
Hoya Glass Disk (Thailand), a supplier of some of the biggest computer brands like HP, Hitachi, Toschiba and Lenovo, is frustrating union activities at its plant in Lamphun province, according to information received by GoodElectronics. This despite recent promises of the company to allow the Electrical and Electronics Appliances Labour Union (EEALU) to function normally.
At the recent Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Cisco Systems, Inc, held a shareholder resolution was discussed requesting Cisco to establish a Board Committee on Human Rights.
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At the occasion of ACER's forum on corporate social responsibility, taking place on December 16 and 17 in Longtan, 12 Taiwanese environmental organisations vent their criticism of Acer's performance with a press release titled "Pollution at this End, Greenwash on the Other End. Expose Acer’s Disguise of CSR".