• Tue, 02/03/2015 - 14:53

    Staying On: A Study on Young Workers in Electronic Industry

    Young Workers (aged 16-25) currently form nearly half of the workforce in the electronics manufacturing industry. Their effective management – with an aim at retention and successful skill development – is recognized as a growing challenge to efficient supply chain operations.

    Just as relevant, is the growing reliance of factories on student workers (58% of surveyed factories currently hire student workers) who form the most vulnerable demographic in need of dedicated support.

  • Mon, 05/05/2014 - 10:20

    The Global Child Forum 2014 was held in April at the Swedish Royal Palace. It was the fourth forum for children's rights and this year's theme was Partnerships for children's rights-today and for the future. In connection with the event, Global Child Forum launched a new research that has been conducted together with the Boston Consulting Group. The study is an assessment of how more than 1000 publicly listed companies address and incorporate children’s rights in their business strategy and operations. The study is based on publicly available information found in reports and on corporate websites.

  • Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:05

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a concept that revolves around the integration of social and environmental concerns in a company’s business operations. The rights of a child can be affected, both positively and negatively, in any part of the business process. The responsibility of companies towards children has its basis in legal obligations. However, going beyond the traditional approach of fundraising and charities, more far reaching commitments regarding child-rights are becoming an important part of companies’ CSR strategies, also in China.

    Here you can find the latest updated guide from CCR CSR, edited in April 2014.

  • Thu, 01/09/2014 - 10:38

    Majority of migrant worker parents cannot cope with the pressure of raising children away from home

    Over 80% of migrant workers with left-behind children feel inadequate as parents as the separation fail them to support their children’s education and overall emotional development, leading the parents to frequent anxiety and feeling of  guilt.  

  • Fri, 12/20/2013 - 18:00

    After successfully collaborating with HP in late 2012 as they developed their HP Student and Dispatch Worker Guidance Standards for Supplier Facilities in the PRC CCR CSR facilitated HP's Supplier SER Summits in Chongqing & Shanghai in 2013.  HP suppliers were invited to learn best practices and expectations for managing dispatched and student workers in cooperation with different stakeholders, such as government, NGO, and legal experts.Factories across many industries in China have increased their recruitment of student and dispatch workers to fulfill human resource needs and support i