Making IT fair in PolandA research focusing on electronic industry in Poland shows that improvements of working conditions are very much needed. In the drive to keep prices as low as possible, electronics companies have been shifting their production to countries where labour costs are low and environmental standards are not so strict. The production has been outsourced to China, India, Thailand, the Philippines, Mexico but it also takes place in EU countries like Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. read more less
Over 50 NGOs signed a letter to the World Bank sharing their concern over a new Climate-Smart Mining Facility, in which the World Bank partners closely with mining companies. The NGOs fear that the agenda…
SOMO will today contribute to the hearing on international corporate social responsibility covenants in the Dutch House of Representatives. SOMO’s main emphasis is that a covenant policy by itself isn’t sufficient – more is required….