Sign global petitions to switch to fair electronics!
There is a historic opportunity to demand longer lasting and more repairable smartphones from the EU so that their social and environmental impacts are reduced. To achieve this, we need to make some noise before the EU publishes its Circular Economy Action Plan in early March. A lot of noise! Sign this petition to show the EU that this is something the public wants.
Universities in action
Responsible public purchase of electronics in one click! The university communities – students, alumni, Administration and Services and teaching staff – are mobilizing to make Catalan public universities part of the Electronics Watch foundation. Through this website we send our request to the rectorates as well as to the CSUC.
iSlave at 10: No more iSlave! Apple has to Stop iSlavery now!
In this year, during the 10th anniversary of iPhone, SACOM is launching an “iSlave at 10” campaign, disclosing workers interview documentaries, animations and reports to reveal the labour right violations in these 10 years. The three-major focus and demands of the campaign are Full Trade Union Right for All Workers, Double the Basic Wage for Workers’ Basic Living and Stop Labour Flexibilization.
Global leaders call on Samsung to protect workers in Vietnam, Korea and around the world
Leading advocates from human rights, labor rights, women’s rights, public health, environmental justice, and sustainable purchasing organizations from around the world call on Samsung to protect the thousands of workers – most of them women of child bearing age – who are making their mobile phones at factories in Vietnam.
Public Money, Public Code
Why is software created using taxpayers’ money not released as Free Software? We want legislation requiring that publicly financed software developed for the public sector be made publicly available under a Free and Open Source Software licence. If it is public money, it should be public code as well. Code paid by the people should be available to the people!
Complicit: Demand Samsung and Apple Protect Workers from being Poisoned
Watch the Complicit trailer and sign the petition demanding Apple and Samsung and other producers of consumer electronics protect workers by removing all known toxins and cancer-causing chemicals such as benzene and n-hexane from all stages of the device manufacturing supply chain.