Since our founding in 2005, Students and Scholars against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM) has been concerned about the labour conditions of Disney’s supplier factories in China. Our [...]
An Open Letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook: Stop Using Student Workers and Ensure Decent Working Conditions at Apple Suppliers!
BY FABIEN SOYEZ
Beyblade spinning tops, Zhu Zhu Pets and remote-controlled Cars 2 cars are this year’s star Christmas toys. But behind the scenes little Christmas cheer surrounds the production of these toys, in an industry that’s worth $80 billion a year globally. Now a report on working conditions in the toy industry in China has comes down hard on industry leaders Disney and Mattel.
Between May and October, which represents the busy season for toy factories, a group of academics based in Hong Kong, Sacom, and the organization China Labor Watch (CLW) conducted a thorough investigation into several sub-contractors of [...]
Some 80% of the world’s toys are manufactured in China. (ČTK)
Prague, Dec 15 (CTK) – The Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM) organisation, based in Hong Kong, and its Czech partner NaZemi group yesterday presented their campaign against violation of labour rights of Chinese workers making toys for the world’s biggest toy companies.
The organisers of the campaign pointed out that buyers have no chance to show that they are against the bad working conditions by the selection of toys they buy. The organisers therefore call on the buyers to join their campaign on their website.