People & Planet has launched a petition calling upon major electornics brands to uphold freedom of association standards in their supply chains. The petition comes as a response to attempts by electronics companies to tactically…
Rankabrand has compared and ranked 19 electronics brands like Apple, Dell, HP, HTC, Huawei, Nintendo, Samsung. The questions used for ranking are categorised into three areas: Labour Conditions and Human Rights, Climate Change, and Ecology….
AMSTERDAM, 2 oktober 2014 – Drie toonaangevende elektronicamerken zijn het afgelopen jaar een stuk duurzamer geworden dan voorheen. Microsoft, Dell en Asus zijn zich gaan inzetten voor duurzame tinwinning in Indonesië en zijn daarnaast transparanter…
Forced overtime, strenuous shifts during peak periods, few days off each month, wages lower than a living wage, and militant management; these are the outcomes of an investigation into Chinese IT manufacturers by six European…
In June 2010, Greenpeace invited 20 companies to submit their greenest products across 7 categories that would be on the market by November 2010. These included monitors, desktops, notebooks, netbooks, mobile phones, smartphones, and televisions….
Young Fast Optoelectronics (YFO), a Taiwanese touch-screen manufacturer producing for among others Samsung, LG and HTC, is under heavy criticism from the YFO Trade Union (YFOTU). In April 2010, the trade union reported about sweatshop-like…
Warranty provider SquareTrade analysed failure rates for over 30,000 new laptop computers covered by SquareTrade Laptop Warranty plans and found that one-third of all laptops will fail within 3 years. Lap tops of nine brands…
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