Students and Scholars
Against
Corporate Misbehaviour

Year Month

Letter to DELL – corrective measures and worker/management training

Dear Lena, Barbara, and Tod,

Thank for the information on Dell’s CSR policy, in particular, Dell’s approach to corrective measures and worker/management training. The information is useful for us to make sense of the processes that you are working with. Nevertheless, at this point, we are also very disappointed:

1. Transparency on Corrective Actions

As far as we can understand, Dell does not agree to give any precise information about the labor situation at [...]

CSR in China’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sector

SACOM, along with another nine Hong Kong NGOs, were interviewed to provide input into the report “Corporate Social Responsibility in China’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sector” and identify ways they might contribute to capability building in the future.

The full report can be downloaded here:
Report – CSR in China ICT sector – FIAS and BSR

A Statement to Michael S. Dell, Chairman & CEO of Dell, Inc. on International Labor Day

A Statement to Michael S. Dell,

Chairman & CEO of Dell, Inc.

International Labor Day

Motorola Refuses Responsibility for Poisoned Workers, Hides Violations in Second Tier Suppliers

On January 4th and 15th, 2007, SACOM returned to the Shenzhen site of Hivac Startech Film Window.  Hivac is a direct supplier of Foxconn and a second-tier supplier of Motorola.

Interviews from those visits verified Hivac have lost substantial orders for Motorola lenses, forcing Hivac to terminate the employment of close to half of its workforce. Hivac now employs only approximately 400 people despite a maximum capacity of 800 workers.  Most of the 400 workers still employed worry they will lose their jobs before the Chinese New Year and that they will never [...]

Motorola Cut & Run to Avoid Responsibility for Workers’ Rights

Motorola Cut & Run to Avoid Responsibility for Workers’ Rights

Hivac is a second-tier supplier of Motorola making lenses for Motorola phones out of Nanshan, [...]