Technology

As a whole the technology sector suffers from a number of ethical issues such as tax avoidance and corporate lobbying.

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Issues

The Tech world is often notorious for low wages, tax avoidance and conflict minerals. Read more about these issues and why they still plague the electronics industry:

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Product guides

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Broadband

We investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental records of 10 broadband providers.

We give our Best Buy recommendations and take a closer look at tax avoidance.

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Desktop computers

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 18 desktop computer brands.

We also look at conflict minerals, toxic chemicals, low energy and green models and give our recommended buys.

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Digital Cameras

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 14 digital camera brands and give our Best Buy recommendations.

We also look at how camera companies fall behind on supply chain management, photography's toxic footprint, conflict minerals, links to the military and surveillance and profile Sony.
 

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Email Providers

In this guide we investigate ethical and environmental records of 16 email providers and give our Best Buy recommendations.

We also take a closer look at email security, the environmental record of companies, the telecommunications company BT and shine a spotlight on web giant Google.

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Hybrid laptop-tablets

We investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 11 hybrid laptop/tablets brands.

We also take a look at hybrids and conflict minerals, toxic chemicals, profile Samsung and give our recommended buys.

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Laptops

In this ethical shopping guide we investigate the environmental and ethical records of 9 laptop brands

We also look at human rights abuses in cobalt mines, the use of toxic chemicals, shine a spotlight on the Lenovo Group and give our recommended buys.

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Mobile Phone Networks

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 11 mobile phone networks.

We also give our Best Buy recommendations and give a price comparison.

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Mobile Phones

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 19 mobile phone brands.

We also give our Best Buy recommendations and look at company approaches to conflict minerals and toxic chemicals.

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Streaming Services

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental records of 15 streaming services providers.

We give our Best Buy recommendations, reflect on changing viewer habits, advertising and conflict minerals.

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Subscription TV

In the guide we investigate, rank and rate the ethical and Environmental record of 4 TV brands and give our recommended buy.

We also take a closer look at the power of Rupert Murdoch and Sky.

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Tablets and e-readers

In this guide we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 18 tablets and e-reader brands.

We also look at conflict minerals, the use of tablets by children, shine a spotlight on the ethics of Huawei and give our recommended buys.

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Televisions

We investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental records of 13 television manufacturers.

We also give our Best Buy recommendations and look at EU energy efficiency labels, the use of conflict minerals, toxic chemicals and tax avoidance.

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