Tell Major Tech Giants Stop Getting Their Cobalt From Child Labor in Congo
- by: Llowell Williams
- recipient: Tim Cook (Apple CEO), Jong-Kyun Shin (Samsung CEO), Kazuo Hirai (Sony CEO)
The companies that make popular tech products use cobalt in their batteries sourced from exploited workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Many work in dangerous conditions for long hours, sometimes entire days, often for no more than one dollar per day. Worse, at least 40,000 of these workers are children, some as young as seven. Sign PetitionSign Petition
Companies like Apple are failing to step up to the plate to ensure their products are made from ethically sourced components. Sign below to tell these ultra-profitable companies to do what needs to be done to guarantee their products are 100 percent child labor-free.