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 Myrthe Verwije

 

Over 11.000 signatures for 'gold in your hands' petition

Over 11.000 signatures for 'gold in your hands' petition

Apr 24, 2017

The 'gold in your hands' petition is part of a campaign initiated by the Stop Child Labour coalition, asking electronics companies take action against child labor in gold mines.

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The limits of corporate self-regulation in protecting workers rights

The limits of corporate self-regulation in protecting workers rights

Apr 19, 2017

In response to Apple’s 10th Supplier Responsibility Progress Report in 2016, Dr. Jenny Chan shows the limits of corporate self-regulation in China and highlights the responsibility of governments, corporations, unions and public consumers in protecting workers rights in global supply chains.

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Apple considers to team up with Foxconn in Toshiba's chip-making bidding

Apple considers to team up with Foxconn in Toshiba's chip-making bidding

Apr 19, 2017

Apple considers to join iPhone assembler Foxconn in its bid for Toshiba's chip-making business. Apple might invest several billion dollars in order to buy a stake of at least 20 percent.

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Call for input: Good practices related to management and disposal of hazardous substances

Call for input: Good practices related to management and disposal of hazardous substances

Apr 13, 2017

In order to develop a guide with good practices in relation to the management and disposal of hazardous substances, Mr. Baskut Tuncak, Special Rapporteur of the UN Human Rights Council, is requesting input from governments and non-state entities.

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Interns in China used as cheap and disposable labor

Interns in China used as cheap and disposable labor

Apr 11, 2017

The article 'Intern Labor in China', authored by Dr. Jenny Chan, describes the increasing importance of student interns as a source of labor in the Chinese labor market. These internships are unpaid or underpaid and do not lead to careers, like the students hope for. Read the full article here.

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