“Apple has issued a statement in response to the Mail On Sunday’s claims regarding working conditions within the facilities of some of its Chinese iPod manufacturing partners. ‘Apple is committed to ensuring that working conditions in our supply chain are safe, workers are treated with respect and dignity, and manufacturing processes are environmentally responsible,’ the statement explains,” Jonny Evans reports for Macworld UK.
“The company also explains that it is, ‘currently investigating the allegations regarding working conditions in the iPod manufacturing plant in China.’ Apple stresses that: ‘It does not tolerate any violations of its supplier code of conduct which are posted online,'” Evans reports.
Full article with link to the “Apple Supplier Code of Conduct” here.
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