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A Toxics-Free Future

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PRESS RELEASE: Activists Celebrate as Unilever Settles with Kodaikanal Workers

Tadesse Amera, IPEN Steering Committee Member and Director of IPEN Participating Organization Pesticide Action Nexus Ethiopia, and Ted Smith, Coordinator of IPEN Participating Organization International Campaign for Responsible Technology, are featured in this story from Ensia: These companies are figuring out how to take the toxics out of electronics

Ted Smith, from IPEN Participating Organization International Campaign for Responsible Technology, is quoted in the following article:

http://america.aljazeera.com/multimedia/2015/10/samsung-clean-room-victims-still-waiting-for-justice.html

On June 10, 2014, IPEN joined more than 80 environmental and human rights organizations, socially responsible investment firms, and occupational health professionals to send a letter to Lisa Jackson, Vice President of Environmental Affairs at Apple, calling on the company to remove hazardous chemicals, such as benzene, from its supplier factories in an effort to protect workers from grave illnesses.

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