Death by Design is joining the International Campaign for Responsible Technology (ICRT) and the GoodElectronics Network in challenging electronics brands, manufacturers, and suppliers to proactively reduce and eliminate chemical and physical hazards in their supply chains. SIGN THE PETITION HERE
Human Rights, Worker Rights And Environmental Protections
The electronics industry must recognize the following human rights and worker rights:
Right to a safe and healthy workplace.
Right to healthy communities and a safe environment, free from harm caused by materials used or disposed of throughout the product lifecycle.
Right to know what hazards are present in the workplace, all chemicals that are there, and what is discharged into the environment.
Right to an effective remedy when harm has occurred. This includes compensation for workers made
sick or injured, and liability for harming the community or the environment.
Right of workers to organize without interference and bargain collectively.
Action And Changes Needed
Specifically, we have identified six key areas for change and action for electronics brands, manufacturers, and their suppliers:
Take the challenge! Sign on Change.org