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New legal framework needed to limit chemicals in products

New legal framework needed to limit chemicals in products

Mar 09, 2017

The current legal framework fails to ensure information about dangerous chemicals entering the material cycles of products. In a new report of ClientEarth and European Environmental Bureau (EEB), it is argued that existing legislation should be adapted in order to protect human health and the environment.

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Event: Human Rights Watch Film Festival screenings of 'Complicit'

Event: Human Rights Watch Film Festival screenings of 'Complicit'

Mar 02, 2017

On March 11 and 13, Andy Davies from Electronics Watch affiliate LUPC will be guest panellist at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival screenings of Complicit, a documentary shot last year about a Chinese Foxconn factory migrant worker-turned-activist.

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Foxconn jumps on the 'made in America' campaign of U.S. President Trump

Foxconn jumps on the 'made in America' campaign of U.S. President Trump

Mar 01, 2017

Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry, known as Foxconn, wants to re-create the Chinese production model in the U.S. It is yet another multinational jumping on the 'made in America' campaign of U.S. President Trump.

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Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong indicted on bribery charges

Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong indicted on bribery charges

Mar 01, 2017

Samsung Group chief Lee Jae-yong was indicted with bribery and embezzlement by South Korean prosecutors. On February 17th, Lee was arrested over his alleged role in the corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Guen-hye.

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One month after HTI fire Philippine Government refuses to learn lessons

One month after HTI fire Philippine Government refuses to learn lessons

Mar 01, 2017

One month after the fire in the House Technology Industries (HTI) that left many workers injured and still many others unaccounted for and possibly dead, a workplace safety NGO said the government refuses to learn lessons from the country’s experiences with deadly factory fires.

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