02 Sep '11, 1am

What Apple's Supply Chain Woes Mean for the IT Industry

What Apple's Supply Chain Woes Mean for the IT Industry

Ideas like corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the "triple bottom line" (people, planet, profit) have been around a long time. As they move from the fringes to the mainstream, most companies have learned at least to talk the talk. But in an era of globalization, where some corporations have hundreds or thousands of factories scattered across the globe, how possible is it to manage a supply chain that complies with labour and environmental standards -- in other words, to walk the walk? That question is beginning to haunt the information technology industry as local NGOs use open government information laws to document environmental and labour abuses in the supply chain in China -- culminating most recently with the publication of report about U.S. consumer-electronics giant Apple , The Other Side of Apple II -- Pollution Spreads through Apple's Supply Chain . Perhaps ...

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greenbiz.com 02 Sep '11, 12am

This report is the second issued by a coaltion of Chinese environmental groups, and details pollution problems and related...

Apple Takes a Hit for Pollution in Its Supply Chain

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greenbiz.com 02 Sep '11, 2am

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Chinese environmental groups accuse Apple Inc of turning a blind eye as its suppliers pollute the country

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