Students and Scholars
Corporate Misbehaviour

Year Month

Case Study: Closing the Information Gap- Working Conditions at a Supplier of Computer Brands

The study was written for “Brot für Alle” (Bread for All) in Switzerland in 2006 and is already published on the website “Business & Human RightsResourceCenter” (
The case study from November 2006  analyses the working conditions at a supplier of Dell, Acer, NEC. Siemens, Motorola, Samsung and Fujitsu. The supplier “Yonghong Electronics” belongs to the Taiwanese FSP Group, an enterprise publicly traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. It employs 1,500 workers, 85% of whom are women, who produce power supply devices. The study comes to the conclusion, that although most of the workers are between 18 and 30 years old, about 200 workers are under age, some below [...]

Dell—The Manufacturing of Sweatshop Computers Behind the Zero-Inventory Strategy

In November 2006, Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM) published the report, ‘We Want Clean Computers! — No-Sweatshop Campus Campaign’, focusing on the working conditions of the computer manufacturing industry in China. It was followed with the second stage research conducted from November 2006 to August 2007. We identified three computer supplying factories of the computer company DELL in Dongguan city, Guangdong province. Information was collected from internet resources, corporate profile research, interviews with workers and informants related to the three factories. We researched the working conditions mainly through in-depth surveys with 60 workers who have worked for considerably long term from different department of [...]

M. Come Campaign of Nov.Yonglida Toys brings you…a x’mas gift

M. Come Campaign of Oct.Tianyu Toys brings you…Winnie the Pooh

M. Come Campaign of Aug.Haowei Toys brings you Disney Toys