Apple Audits and Supplier Shortcomings

Apple Audits and Supplier Shortcomings

posted Sunday Feb 20, 2011 by Jon Wurm

Apple Audits and Supplier Shortcomings

Last year Foxconn brought some unwanted attention to Apple with a string of strange deaths that occurred at one of its productions facilities. Apple looked into incidents and discovered some employees were overworked but dismissed the other complaints. Apple also supported Foxconn with their unusual efforts to prevent more employee mistreatments. Apple's annual supplier responsibility report has raised concern with Chinese environmental groups and the media which has generated some tension between Apple, the media and suppliers.

What will this souring relationship mean and what can Apple do about it? To find out, hit the break.

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