NEC ‘Opens the Kimono’ to Third-Party Auditors

{complink 3638|NEC Corp.} deserves credit for opening itself up to a third-party audit of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices, including the health and safety of the workers within its extensive supply chain. The 2010 audit was conducted by the International Institute for Human, Organization, and the Earth (IIHOE), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting…

Auto OEMs Dial-Up ‘Infotainment’ Connection

OEMs began making broad promises about a new age in communications and data applications for cars over a decade ago. But aside from in-car technologies that a few luxury-brand automakers offer, the vast majority of models remain devoid of anything resembling the pie-in-the-sky apps most cars were supposed to have by now. However, Ford, Toyota,…