January 10, 2013

Mobile Phones as a tool to prevent more factory deaths?

-1.jpeg Labor Link, a service that lets companies anonymously survey factory workers at their suppliers--hopes to make working conditions in the developing world more transparent. FastCompany reports.

quotemarksright.jpgSix billion people--many of them in developing countries--have mobile phones. They’re already used for such diverse purposes as tracking disease and transferring money. Labor Link, an initiative from Good World Solutions (a nonprofit subsidiary of Fair Trade USA), is working to make mobile phones an integral tool in improving factory conditions.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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