"Intel is creating a responsible supply chain to ensure minerals that finance violence don’t end up in the devices we use every day. We’re committed to using only Conflict Free mineral resources, which means greater economic opportunities and safety for miners and their families. Now through third-party audits and direct validations by Intel’s supply chain organization, we have gone beyond just microprocessors to ensure that our broader product base will be conflict free" - Intel
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.
"The Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., (also known by its trading name, Foxconn), has been accused of violating labour rights for many years.They keep their employees in overcrowded dormitories run by military-like security forces. People work excessive hours, often with no compensation for overtime, which the company claims is done voluntarily. Management controls every aspect of workers’ lives, interfering with their privacy. The concept of privacy is even an illusion, as up to 24 people share a room in huge blockhouses." - Facing Finance
exposure to dangerous chemicals
"THEY CALLED IT “banana oil.” Long Li didn't ask what was in it. All she knew was that she was supposed to use it to clean cell phone screens, hundreds of them every hour. Fumes filled the air in the windowless room where she worked, in a three-story factory outside the southeastern China city of Dongguan." - Wired