Why we need to MakeICT fair
Briefing | 1 October 2019
Smartphones, laptops and other electronic devices have become omnipresent in our society. With an expected annual growth of 9.6 % between 2017 and 2022, Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) is one of the fastest growing industries. While everybody knows ICT brands, many people are unaware of the situation in the electronics supply chains. Lacking transparency and with huge impacts on environment and people, human rights and labour rights are breached every day.
This paper presents a few cases currently monitored by some of the members of the Make ICT Fair consortium.