Thursday September 01, 2011

Apple Blasted For Alleged Pollution by Suppliers

Apple is under fire again, this time from Chinese environmental activists, that say the company is polluting and endangering public safety by discharging heavy metals and other toxins. The bright side is that it is much easier to keep track of employees that glow in the dark. big grin

In a report issued Wednesday, a group of nongovernmental organizations accused the technology giant of violating its own corporate responsibility standards by using suppliers it said its investigations found are violating the law and endangering public health by discharging heavy metals and other toxins. Responding to the report, Apple said Thursday that it was committed to "driving the highest standards of social responsibility" in its supply chain.