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Globalization Monitor is a non-profit organization based in Hong Kong. It was founded shortly before the big Seattle protest against the WTO in l999. Its editorial board members are activists from trade unions, the green movement, regional groups and grassroots organizations. It has been the chief organization in HK to dedicate itself to promoting awareness of the negative effects of globalization.

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Latest publications on this Web site:

Quick Update-Solidarity Protests against Walmart in Hong Kong
¤ Globalization Monitor ¤ 31 January 2013
At noon, 31st Jan, 12 activists came from six labour groups including Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions, Globalization Monitor, Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM), Asia Monitor Resource Centre, Asian TNC Monitoring Network and Labour Action China staged a (...) read more

Judicial harassment against Thai human rights defender and editor Somyot Prueksakasemsuk
¤ Globalization Monitor ¤ 18 January 2013
Open Letter To H.E. Yingluck Shinnawatra Prime Minister Office of the Prime Minister Government House Thanon Phitsanulok, Dusit Bangkok 10300, Thailand Tel: +66 288 4008-10 Fax: +66 2 288 4016 Email: webmaster@thaigov.go.th January 17, 2013 Subject: Judicial harassment against Thai human rights (...) read more

[New Publication]Restructuring of the Honda Auto Parts Union in Guongdong, China: A 2-year Assessment of the 2010 Strike
¤ Globalization Monitor ¤ 21 December 2012
Rena Lau [Editor’s Note: This article concerning the Restructuring of Trade Unions after Honda strike in 2010, is published in the journal Working USA: The Journal of Labor and Society (WUSA) Vol. 15, Issue 4] Since the 1990s, Chinese workers at state-owned enterprises had put up many fights (...) read more

Stop the killings!….Condemn Irresponsible and Gross Negligence by Brands and Retailers
¤ Globalization Monitor ¤ 29 November 2012
This is the statement from Asia Floor Wage, Globalization Monitor endorses the letter. Dear Asia Floor Wage Alliance Members, Endorsers, Supporters & Discussants: Stop the killings!….Condemn Irresponsible and Gross Negligence by Brands and Retailers The Asia Floor Wage Alliance is grieved (...) read more

Update on HAVS workers in Adidas/TaylorMade supplier in Guangdong
¤ Globalization Monitor ¤ 26 November 2012
21stNovember, 2012 Globalization Monitor After our solidarity action at Adidas Hong Kong Office with other labor groups and a letter campaign to Adidas, Globalization Monitor has three meetings with Adidas and the latest one was on Nov 19. During the meetings, Adidas answered some of the (...) read more

[Publication]Report on the Malpractices and Social and Environmental Abuses of European Companies Investing in China
¤ Globalization Monitor ¤ 29 October 2012
Report on the Malpractices and Social and Environmental Abuses of European Companies Investing in China Globalization Monitor September 2012 This report is a follow up to our 2010 pilot study Complicity, Campaigns, Collaboration and Corruption: Strategies and Responses to European Corporations (...) read more

[Publication]The Chinese Battery Industry: The Truth behind the Charge
¤ Globalization Monitor ¤ 26 October 2012
The Chinese Battery Industry: The Truth behind the Charge Globalization Monitor June, 2012 Section I and II of this paper will provide a comprehensive overview of the battery industry. Firstly, background information will be provided on the major Chinese brands, as well as a synopsis of (...) read more

Joint Action Update: Protest against Adidas and its suppliers and support the demands of Indonesian and Chinese workers
¤ Globalization Monitor ¤ 19 October 2012
October 19, 2012 Globalization monitor joined the action called by the labor groups from the Philippines and Indonesia in Hong Kong to protest against the malpractices of Adidas and its suppliers yesterday. The groups staged the protest at Adidas Hong Kong office and criticized Adidas suppliers (...) read more

Letter campaign support Adidas worker in China
¤ Globalization Monitor ¤ 16 October 2012
TaylorMade-Adidas golf drivers’ suppliers – Dynamic Casting (Guangzhou) is responsible for the suffering of at least 69 workers, who have contracted Hand-Arm Vibration (HAV thereafter) disease. HAV is a non-curable disease which comes from the use of hand-held power tools and is the cause of (...) read more

At least 69 Dynamic Casting (Guangzhou)’s workers are suffering from Hand-Arm Vibration condition
¤ Globalization Monitor ¤ 25 September 2012
The story behind the Adidas golf equipment production – At least 69 Dynamic Casting (Guangzhou)’s workers are suffering from Hand-Arm Vibration condition Globalization Monitor 24th September 2012 Since 2011, Globalization Monitor has conducted several investigations into one of the Adidas golf (...) read more


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