Apple’s Fair Labor decision: inspections to begin

Apple’s decision to sign on to Fair Labor is potentially of enormous significance both for the U.S. tech sector – it is hard to see anyone not following suit – and for the Chinese labor force. Having established a lean, highly responsive, and quality-assured supply chain, now is indeed the time to address fundamental issues of social responsibility – which will otherwise return to haunt the company, not least given the demographics of its users.

I discuss this at more length in my latest column for the U.S. Chamber BCLC website.



Apple admits it has a human rights problem – Asia – World – The Independent.

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