Sony Ericsson (joint venture Sony & Ericsson)
Headquarters in United Kingdom
Sony Ericsson website: www.sonyericsson.com
Author: Clare Jim, Reuters
Foxconn (part of Hon Hai)...main supplier of Apple...said...a worker at a Chinese plant jumped from his apartment...the first suicide since the company agreed with its U.S. client to improve work conditions...The 23 year-old worker fell to his death...
Author: Greenpeace East Asia, ChemSec, Business for Social Responsibility's China Training Institute
[T]he “Business Lecture on Hazardous Chemicals Substitution and Elimination” tries to reach out to corporations in China that…want to take efforts to avoid the use and release of the most hazardous and risky chemicals. The event will introduce...
Author: Sam Hananel, Associated Press
Commissioners at an EEOC hearing last week said they are investigating whether excluding the unemployed [from consideration for vacant positions] may have a greater effect on blacks, Latinos and other ethnic minorities that tend to have higher jobless...
Electronics companies and other actors are currently active in many different initiatives focusing on curbing the link between the conflict and the mineral trade…local organisations feel they are not involved properly and they do not want the...
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Author: Sabine Casalonga, Journal de l'Environnement [France]
Sony Ericsson et Nokia toujours en tête et net progrès pour Apple, selon le guide annuel des entreprises électroniques «plus vertes» de Greenpeace mis en ligne le 7 janvier. Cette démarche a pour objectif de contrer le «greenwashing» en valorisant...
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Author: Robert Purchese, Eurogamer
Nintendo has told Eurogamer that environmental matters are taken very seriously at the company and are considered at every stage of a product's life following a critical Greenpeace report last week... We would like to assure customers that we take our...
Author: Jonathan Adams & Kathleen E. McLaughlin, Global Post [USA]
Taiwan's Chicony…supplies…HP…[and] looks like any other in this part of China…But…feels like a different world…"At this factory, we get paid for annual leave and other conditions, according to the law," said [worker] Xiao…They get free annual medical...
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A report released today by ChemSec and Clean Production Action highlights the innovations driven by electronics manufacturers that have removed toxics like bromine and chlorine from high-tech gadgets. The report, "Greening Consumer Electronics:...
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