06 Sep '11, 9am

The Dark Side of Apple's Supply Chain: Meiko Electronics plant in Guangzhou, a suspected PCB supplier to Apple I...

The Dark Side of Apple's Supply Chain: Meiko Electronics plant in Guangzhou, a suspected PCB supplier to Apple I...

As surprising as it may seem (or not) there are problems with Apple ’s suppliers in China, namely that many are not exactly environmentally friendly citizens. A coalition of environmental organizations cited “pollution and poisoning” problems in Apple’s China supply chain in two reports on the “Other Side of Apple.” In the second report , this group—Friends of Nature, Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs, Green Beagle, Envirofriends and the Green Stone Environmental Action Network—says that Apple “has systematically failed to respond to all queries regarding their supply chain environmental violations.” Among the allegations in the report: - Meiko Electronics plant in Guangzhou, a suspected PCB supplier to Apple Inc ., was found in violation of environmental rules 10 times within a few months, after what the report calls schemes “to conceal their environmental viola...

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