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Corporate Misbehaviour

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[Press Release] Solidarity action to support striker in Shenzhen Artigas Clothing & Leatherwear Co. Ltd

[Press Release] Solidarity action to support striker in Shenzhen Artigas Clothing & Leatherwear Co. Ltd

17th December, 2014

           Today (17th December, 2014), 20 representatives from Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM), Globalization Monitor (GM), Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Union (HKCTU), CUHK Employees General Union, Citybus Limited Employees Union, Union of Hong Kong Dockers, Clothing Industry, Clerical and Retail Trade Employees General Union and Hong Kong liaison office of the International Trade Union Confederation initiated a solidarity action in front of the store of G2000 and UNIQLO in Festival Walk to support the strikers in the [...]

[Statement] iSlave 6 : Harsher than Harsher! Still Made in Sweatshops!

[Statement] iSlave 6 : Harsher than Harsher! Still Made in Sweatshops!

19th September, 2014, Hong Kong

Today (19th September) is the official launch day of the pre-reserved iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus which are remarkably configured with bigger size of touch screen. Although some customers may be impressed by the new product, SACOM discloses the unacceptable slavery working condition in Pegatron Corporation, which is one of the key Apple’s suppliers producing about 50% of iPhone 6.

According to our newly investigative report entitled “The Lives of Apple’s iSlave in its Pegatron Sweatshops in China”, the dark side of Apple’s success and its failure to closely monitor suppliers’ corporate behavior have been [...]

[STATEMENT] Clarification on the Ownership of Tianxiang

11th September, 2014

[STATEMENT] Clarification on report: “The Human Cost of High-end Jeans”

Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM) has been informed by Super Glory Corporation Ltd (hereafter Super Glory) on 10th September that SACOM has mistakenly written that Super Glory is the owner of one of the investigated factories in Dongguang City (we named it as “Dongguan Tianxiang Garment Co. Ltd.”[1] in English report and [...]

[Statement] Demand American Eagle, Hollister, Levi’s, GAP, Wal-mart, H&M to improve working conditions and stop sandblasting now!

5 September 2014, Hong Kong

Last year, a joint report entitled Breathless for Blue Jeans: Health Hazards in China’s denim factories[1] by SACOM, ITUC/GUF Hong Kong Liaison Office (IHLO), War on Want and Clean Clothes Campaign found workers lack the occupational health and safety protection and their working condition remain exploitative and the deadly sandblasting[2] was still common in the industry. SACOM and other groups launched a global campaign and urged the involved brands to respond and improve the working condition immediately.

The Nation / How the Deaths of 75 Workers at a Chinese Factory Could Have Been ‘Easily Prevented’

Michelle Chen on August 6, 2014 – 11:55 AM ET

Chinese Factory Explosion

Residents gather as they attend a candlelight vigil for victims of a factory explosion, in Kunshan, Jiangsu province, August 2, 2014.  (Reuters/Stringer)

After the [...]