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21 November 2017
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17 November 2017

Ranking corporate action on conflict minerals sourcing in Dem. Rep of Congo, new report by Enough Project

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16 November 2017
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Author: Servimedia, EcoDiario (España)

“Amnistía denuncia que baterías de móviles y coches eléctricos proceden del trabajo infantil”, 15 de Noviembre de 2017...

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16 November 2017

Dem. Rep of Congo: Industry giants fail to tackle child labour allegations in cobalt battery supply chains says new report

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16 November 2017

Demand the supply: ranking consumer electronics and jewelry retail companies on their efforts to develop conflict-free minerals supply chains from Congo

Author: Annie Callaway, The Enough Project

The Enough Project’s 2017 conflict minerals company rankings examine 20 of the largest companies...in two of the industries which consume the most tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold [often referred to as conflicts minerals or 3TG]: consumer electronics...

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9 October 2017

China: New SACOM report alleges student labour exploitation in supply chains of top laptop brands

Author: Kate Hodal and Peter Bengtsen, The Guardian (UK)

“Chinese factory supplying major laptop brands accused of student labour abuses” 6 October 2017...

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29 September 2017

The dark side of electric cars: Exploitative labour practices

Author: Mark Dummett, Time (US)

...[S]ome electric cars are not, currently, as ethically “clean” as manufacturers would have us believe. [A key component of the rechargeable lithium-ion batteries on which electric cars run is cobalt.] Amnesty International’s research has shown that...

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29 July 2017

Electric carmakers need to take more responsibility for mining of raw materials, says researcher at Amnesty Intl.

Author: Karl West, The Guardian

Britain last week joined France in pledging to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040... [T]he road to a promised land of zero-emission vehicles is littered with speed bumps... Battery makers are struggling to secure supplies of key ingredients...

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3 February 2017

USA: Companies' response to Trump's order ranges from silence to outrage

Author: The New York Times

"Starbucks, Exxon, Apple: Companies Challenging (or Silent on) Trump’s Immigration Ban", 30 Jan 2017...

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