When did you last buy a new smartphone? According to Bitkom, the majority of Germans own a mobile phone that is less than a year old. Instead of repairing them, smartphones are bought again. This creates problems in relation to ... →
Research by the US Environmental Protection Agency NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) has shown that the electricity consumption of television sets manufactured by Samsung, LG and Vizio as measured by official energy tests is significantly lower than in everyday operation. ... →
For some time now, the South Korean company Samsung has faced worldwide criticism in relation to its lack of safety standards in its factories. In 2007 it became known that many people who worked in Samsung’s chip factories suffered from ... →
In 2014 pressure became to great to fight and the South Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung finally had to apologise to workers who became terminally ill from cancer in its electronic chip factories. Samsung promised time and compensation payments.
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In their yearly CSR report, Samsung continues to report on significant violations of labour rights within dozens of their Chinese suppliers. The report on the South Korean firm was undertaken by external auditors,certified by the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, and ... →
14 year-old Liu Fuzon was found dead of exhaustion on a factory floor after working twelve hours in a 3CEMS factory in Dongguan. 3CEMS manufactures components for multiple electronic companies including Samsung, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Sony, and Sharp. It is believed ... →