The cobalt batteries that power your gadgets could be a product of modern slaver…
The cobalt batteries that power your gadgets could be a product of modern slavery or child labor. Cobalt is a chemical element mined in regions including central Africa, where child laborers as young as seven inhale toxic dust in unfortified mines.
But the choices you make and the actions you take can help to end modern slavery in the electronics industry. CNN’s #MyFreedomDay on March 16th aims to raise awareness of forced labor, trafficking and exploitation in global supply chains. Visit cnn.com/myfreedom to find out more, and take the pledge to make a difference.
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