This webinar will focus on the working conditinos in Li-oin factories in China. Li-ion batteries? These are the batteries we use massively for our smartphones, laptops, tablets and electric cars.
Au Lap Hang of the “Labour Education and Service Network (LESN)” in Hong Kong talks about the precarious working conditions and the challenges within the factories where these batteries are produced. Because batteries are ‘booming business’.
LESN, is a monitoring partner of Electronics Watch and works mainly in China. The organisation is committed to raising awareness among migrant workers, cultivating solidarity among workers and improving long-term labour rights.
Björn Claeson of Electronics Watch will talk about what you can do as a (public) buyer of ICT products. He considers what the workers-based monitoring system of Electronics Watch can contribute to solving these problems.
The webinar will be held in English.