Western European universities spend billions on IT equipment produced by young Chinese students who are forced to work on production lines during so-called internships. This constitutes a gross violation of the International Labour Organisation (ILO)…
ProcureITfair publishes ‘Buy IT fair’, a guideline that shows how public institutions can avoid buying IT-products that were produced under violation of workers rights. With ‘Buy IT fair’ , ProcureITfair will intensify its efforts to…
In December 2008 SACOM and WEED published ‘The Dark Side of Cyberspace’, a report on labor conditions in the Chinese electronics industry. The report uncovered serious violations of workers rights such as excessive overtime hours,…
Publication / February 1, 2009 The dark side of cyberspace Inside the sweatshops of China's Computer Hardware Production WEED and SACOM have released an updated and revised version of “The Dark Side of Cyberspace –…
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