Update on corporate responsibility among mobile network operators in GermanyAccording to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), there were almost six billion registered mobile phone connections around the world in 2011. On average, 87 percent of the worlds population have access to a registered mobile phone subscription.1 Since mobile network operators frequently offer mobile phone handsets to their customers as part of their contracts, they have a responsibility for social and ecological conditions in the IT industry. 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….