31 Aug '11, 4pm

Apple Under The Gun from Chinese Green Groups Over Supply Chain Pollution via @jaymiheimbuch

Apple Under The Gun from Chinese Green Groups Over Supply Chain Pollution via @jaymiheimbuch

Supply Chain Companies Causing Serious Pollution China Dialogue reports on the investigation done by the coalition, titled The Other Side of Apple II - Pollution Spreads through Apple's Supply Chain , which "includes 10 on-site investigations of suppliers, suspected suppliers and other links in the supply chain. These include: Meiko Electronics of Guangzhou, Meiko Electronics of Wuhan, Kaedar Electronics and Unimicron, Foxconn of Taiyuan, Ibiden Electronics of Beijing and Shenzhen Municipal Hazardous Waste Treatment Station." In a report published this last January, the coalition stated that as many as 27 suppliers to Apple are guilty of pollution problems, including producing huge quantities of waste that are not properly handled, leading to complaints from local communities. The list of complaints include polluted water flowing directly to the Yangtze River, water so con...

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