publication cover - The Poisonous Pearl

The Poisonous Pearl

Occupational chemical poisoning in the electronics industry in the Pearl River Delta, People’s Republic of China
publication cover - The Poisonous Pearl

Phone companies release too many new models, say consumers

A survey commissioned by Greenpeace shows that the majority of consumers think that phone manufacturers release too many new models. Almost half said that they agreed that companies should take more responsibility to support recycling….

Analysis of outsourcing and offshoring trends in consumer electronics

Consumer electronics companies are increasingly using offshore partnerships to drive benefits beyond labor arbitrage. Such companies are leveraging offshoring to drive competitive advantage by tapping into specialized skills and expertise offered by developing economies in…