Apple 2012 Supplier Responsibility Report - Commentary, background on concerns, news reports

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Published on: 13 January 2012

On 13 January, Apple revealed its supplier list for the first time, and published its 2012 Supplier Responsibility Report, where it also announced it had joined the Fair Labor Association. These actions followed over a year of critical news reports, particularly by Chinese NGOs, of poor working conditions and harmful environmental impacts of its suppliers' factories. (For more information on the criticism and Apple's responses see the following items...)The following is a selection of news reports on Apple's announcement...

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