Latest news

 Myrthe Verwije

 

SHARPS marks the 600th day of sit-in against Samsung Electronics

SHARPS marks the 600th day of sit-in against Samsung Electronics

Jun 02, 2017

As SHARPS’ sit-in has surpassed the 600 day mark, Sharan Burrow, general Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, visited the very site where families of Samsung’s cluster victims and SHARPS advocates have been squatting in protest against Samsung Electronics for scuppering negotiations.

Read More…

UN HRC 35 side-event: Strengthening Corporate Accountability in Supply Chains

UN HRC 35 side-event: Strengthening Corporate Accountability in Supply Chains

Jun 01, 2017

During the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, a side event will be organized on strengthening corporate accountability in the supply chain on the 9th of June.

Read More…

New Commodity Atlas links nine commodities with egregious labour abuses

New Commodity Atlas links nine commodities with egregious labour abuses

Jun 01, 2017

Verité created a commodity atlas that shows the link between the worst forms of labour abuses, such as child labour and forced labour, and nine global commodities. One of the commodities in the atlas is gold, a metal that is used in many electronic products.

Read More…

South Korea’s new president committed to end cozy ties between government and ‘chaebol’

South Korea’s new president committed to end cozy ties between government and ‘chaebol’

May 22, 2017

South Korea’s newly elected president Moon Jae-in is planning to reform the country’s economy and make an end to the cozy ties between the government and big family-run conglomerates, known as ‘chaebol’.

Read More…

Unions resist layoffs in IT sector in India

Unions resist layoffs in IT sector in India

May 22, 2017

As hundreds of employees in the IT sector in India have been losing their jobs, IT Unions FITE and NDLF stepped up their effort to resist these terminations.

Read More…

Follow us

Twitter Facebook YouTube RSS

Mind the Gap

Endorse the Chemicals Challenge

 

Personal tools

GoodElectronics is hosted by and funded by the European Union European Union