Posts Tagged ‘wintek’

Labor Conditions of Apple’s itouch Supplier All Over CCTV. Brand Destruction in Process?

Monday, February 22, 2010 2:18 16 Comments

Over the last couple of years, one of the firms that has popped up on the radar of firms whose labor conditions I felt were at some point going to come back to haunt them… and I think we have come a bit closer with the above CCTV report, an 11 and a half minute […]

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Apple’s Recent Strike in Suzhou is Sign of Continued Bad Labor and CSR Practices in China

Thursday, January 21, 2010 0:53 10 Comments

This afternoon I was asked by someone why I am involved in CSR and sustainability.  It is a question that I seem to asked frequently, but one that I am not sure I ever answer with any measure of clarity as I have worked in a very wide range of issues related to these big […]

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Apple’s China Supply Chain Issues Require IMMEDIATE Attention and Action

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 12:46 10 Comments

News of a 25 year old committing suicide at Apple’s primary China supplier (Foxconn) has once again brought to the front burner the difficulties of managing outsourced operations, and the risk to the brand that these arrangements bring when improperly managed. It is a situation that sadly I believe could have been avoided, and that […]

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iPhone: Made In Shenzhen, Assembled by Foxconn

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 9:39 21 Comments

the iPhone is quite simply the reason I believed in Apple as a company 18 months ago when I bought shares. As I have mentioned on a number of occasions, it is its telecommunicationally challenged brother the iPod that has been a form of rechargeable sanity for most of my time in China… and that […]

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