Students and Scholars
Against
Corporate Misbehaviour

Year Month

[Press Release] Throw Away the Bad Apple – Labour groups call for ethical production!

25 September 2015, Hong Kong

Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM), together with Worker Empowerment (WE), Globalization Monitor (GM), Left 21, Labour Education & Service Network (LESN), Asia Monitor Resource Centre (AMRC) staged a protest outside Apple Store in Canton Road this morning (25 September) to urge Apple to apply immediate measures to rectify exploitations in its supply chain from root causes and to release its latest investigative report on Lens Technology. The investigation took place from January to June 2015, discovered various issues of labour condition in the factory.

[Statement] No more iSlave on cover glass – Biel Crystal pledge to improve labour basic condition

17 December 2013

On 25 November, SACOM released an investigative report focused on the labour condition in Hong Kong-owned Apple supplier – Biel Crystal’s Huizhou factory. The research discovered numerous labour abuses and violation of Chinese Labour Law.

On 29 November, SACOM held a meeting with Mr. K.M. Yeung, President of Biel Crystal and expressed our discontent with the labour abuses and appalling working conditions in Biel Crystal factory. In the meeting, Yeung pledged to take the following actions to labour malpractices before January 2014:

[Statement] No more bloodstained cover glass on iPhones! Biel Crystal, Stop bloody exploitation now!

[Statement] No more bloodstained cover glass on iPhones! Biel Crystal, Stop bloody exploitation now!

25 Nov 2013

This summer, SACOM conducted an investigative research towards the labour condition in Hong Kong-owned Apple supplier – Biel Crystal’s Huizhou factory and discovered numerous labour abuses and violation of Chinese Labour Law. SACOM decided to publish the investigation result and file complaint officially to the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC). We are now here with other local labour NGOs to protest in Biel Crystal office and Apple flagship store for its bloody exploitation to workers.

[Report] Apple fails in its responsibility to monitor suppliers

[Statement] Poisoned Workers Demand Steve Jobs Successor to Live Up to CSR