Students and Scholars
Corporate Misbehaviour

Year Month

Nine Dragons Paper – Sweatshop Paper

Nine Dragons Papers (Holdings) Limited was listed in Hong Kong in 2006, with a peak market value of nearly 100 billion HK dollars. The company is engaged in the manufacturing of packing paper. Its products include cardboards, high-strength corrugated core paper and white coated paperboards. It also produces natural colour wood pulp. Nine Dragons Paper has two production facilities in mainland China, one in Dongguan City, Guangdong Province and the other in Taicang City, Jiangsu Province, employing 9,000 and 6,000 workers respectively. The company is building its third and fourth production bases in Chongqing and Tianjin. Nine Dragons Paper is so far the biggest papermaker in China, the second in Asia and the eighth in the world in paper manufacturing. In [...]

Conscience Consumption & SACOM’s Disney Project

Disneyland Hong Kong opened on September 12th, 2005 and drew many tourists from Hong Kong, mainland China, and Asia. The Hong Kong government projects that Disneyland HK will generate a profit of HK$148 billion in the coming 40 years. It expects that 30,000 people will visit Disneyland HK everyday and projects that each of them may spend an average of HK$680. This amount implies the notion that Disneyland Hong Kong’s source of profit is not confined to the sale of tickets amounting to around HK$200 to $300 per person, but in fact relies heavily on the sale of consumer products such as toys, clothes, figurines, stationeries and other accessories.

Sacom And Wal-Mart Watch Joint Statement: On Release Of Wal-Mart 2006 Ethical Sourcing



Wal-Mart Watch executive director David Nassar today released the following statement in response to Wal-Mart’s 2006 Ethical Sourcing Report:

“Wal-Mart’s Report on Ethical Sourcing is an attempt to avoid responsibility for the problems the company itself has created.

“In recent years, in factory after factory that supplies goods for Wal-Mart, widespread cases of blatant illegal and unethical labor abuses have been uncovered. Today, we are releasing another report produced by Students and Scholars against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM) that shows serious labor violations in toy factories in China ranging from [...]

Xiaoxiang Morning Herald: 以公民社會之善阻止血汗工廠之惡

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South China Morning Post: Activists accuse HK firms of defying mainland labour law

Activists accuse HK firms of defying mainland labour law

South China Morning Post EDT3| EDT| By Loretta Fong


Some Hong Kong companies are still exploiting workers in their mainland factories, despite the new Labour Contract Law, according to an activists‘ group.