Manufacturer household electrical appliances
Established 1968, it was China's biggest home appliance brand in 2015. Manufactures in China, Belarus, India, Argentina, Brazil, Egypt and Vietnam. Midea is in talks to buy a majority stake in Toshiba Corporation.
|Midea Group Co Ltd||CHN||website|
|Midea Group Co Ltd|
This company received a score of 3/100 (retrieved 13-Oct-2016) in the Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI), a system for evaluating supply chain practices in China, particularly in regards to environmental management and water pollution. Scores are calculated using government compliance data, online monitoring data, and third-party environmental audits, as well as trends in the environmental performance of factories in the company's supply chains.
[Source 2016][More on Habitats]
The Poisonous Pearl is a 2016 report by Good Electronics which focuses on the experiences of (former) workers in the electronics industry in China who are victims of chemical poisoning. The health of all the workers in the report was damaged by exposure to hazardous chemicals such as benzene and n-hexane. All were working in large or small factories in the Pearl River Delta-region of China, an area well known as being a global hub for the production of consumer electronics (ICT). This company is supplied by factories in the region.
[Source 2016][More on Workers Rights]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$22.5 billion in 2014|
|# Employees||100,000+ in 2014|
|Subsidiaries||Toshiba Lifestyle Products & Services Corporation (80% owned)|
|Address||Foshan, Guangdong, China|