24 Feb '12, 1pm

NRDC to Work with Apple on Shoring Up Supply Chain in China

NRDC to Work with Apple on Shoring Up Supply Chain in China

As Apple moves forward to address environmental problems in its supply chain, the opportunity is wide open to become a model for other companies to follow. As USA Today reports , Apple is moving forward with the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE), a Chinese NGO, to address environmental problems in factories in its supply chain in China. The company has already put corrective actions in place in more than a dozen factories and is gearing up to identify and then address other existing environmental problems elsewhere. Cynics are probably right that none of this would have happened unless Apple got in trouble. IPE released a detailed report in September on more than a dozen factories in Apple's supply chain that had been cited by government officials for environmental compliance problems, (The Other Side of Apple II ...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/02/24/nrdc-work-apple-s...

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