Author Archives: Ella Wilkinson


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These universities are failing to defend workers’ rights

A recent campaign launched by students in the People & Planet network has shown that universities in the North East and Midlands are falling behind when it comes to ethical…
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COVID-19 and the problem of electronic waste

The global demand for electronics has gone up in response to increased numbers of people homeworking. But in the UK it’s been noted that collection volumes of waste electrical and…
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Electronics and extractivism during the COVID-19 pandemic

A landmark report was published in June 2020 highlighting the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on communities affected by mining. The report - Voices From the Ground:…
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How coronavirus is impacting workers in the electronics supply chain

With millions of UK workers last week told to work from home, many are finding themselves increasingly reliant on technology. The demand for electronic tablets increased in China during quarantine…
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UK students to fight Samsung’s labour rights abuses

Image credit: People & Planet Demonstrations outside High Street stores across the UK and Ireland are being organised for 25th-26th October as part of 48 Hours of Action Against Samsung.…
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