Apple working conditions audit made public

Apple made some headlines today, releasing a working conditions audit that will be valuable to those researching corporate social responsibility and Apple.

According to the Globe and Mail, the audit revealed “a number of violations, among them breaches in pay, benefits and environmental practices in plants in China” (Gupta, 2012).

A 27-page version of the audit report is available from Apple, along with the list of global suppliers, here.


Gupta, P. Apple supply chain audit finds worker conditions not up to standards. The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from


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