Greenpeace has analysed what 17 of the world’s leading consumer electronics companies are doing to address their environmental impacts.Do they use clean energies? Do they use hazardous chemicals? Can their products be recycled or easily repaired?
A damning report by China Labor Watch has revealed horrendous working conditions at the Chinese tech contractor Foxconn regarding so-called dispatch workers, who produce Echo speakers and Kindle e-readers for Amazon.
The EU has unveiled a proposal to overhaul how multinational tech giants are taxed in the 28-nation bloc to prevent the companies from exploiting tax loopholes. The move is likely to exacerbate global trade tensions.
New relevations about Apple's tax avoidance strategy are making headlines as the Paradise Papers scandal unfolds further. EU finance ministers are due to discuss the issue during talks in Brussels on Tuesday.
Lenovo has seen its profit slump by two thirds amid the ongoing global trend to use smartphones instead of PC's. The computer giant is struggling to diversify its products but said it faced "sizeable challenges."
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