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Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
Report accuses electronics companies for: holding a large voting bloc on most U.S. green standards groups; consistently opposing repair and reuse designs for their products; instead approve criteria they can easily achieve and earn green certificates.          United, Motherboard.VICEConsumer Deception, Lobbying, Negligence, Pollution
09/12/2013Pegatron Group
(Supplier Of Apple)
Child worker (15 years old), among other sudden deaths of workers at Pegatron factory primarily making iPhone 5s and tablet PCs. Pegatron never carried out in-depth investigations into the causes of death after the incidents occurred.Shanghai, ChinaChina Labor WatchDeaths, Negligence
05/10/2012Foxconn Technology Group
(Supplier Of Apple)
Three to four thousand production workers strike, protesting overly strict demands on product quality without providing worker training for the corresponding skills.Zhengzhou, Henan, ChinaChina Labor WatchExcessive Work Hours, Negligence
19/12/2011RiTeng Computer Accessory Co., Ltd.
(Supplier Of Apple)
Blast occurs at computer accessory factory producing metal cases for iPad 2; 61 workers injured.Songjiang, Shanghai, ChinaChina Labor WatchInjuries & Diseases, Negligence, Occupational Hazard
Group of 36 Chinese environmental groups issue report, accusing electronics companies, especially Apple, of failing to address concerns over pollution and worker health issues in factories supplying its components.ChinaFinancial TimesInjuries & Diseases, Negligence, Occupational Hazard, Pollution
18/09/2006AppleLaboratory test reveals highest level of a type of toxic flame retardant, tetrabromobisphenol A, in Apple's MacBooks.DenmarkGreenpeaceNegligence
Greenpeace accuses major electronics companies for using unrecyclable and toxic materials in their products causing pollution and health hazards in poor Asian countries where electronics are discarded.  India and ChinaGreenpeace, (2)Negligence, Pollution