Apple probe sweatshops

Lucy P. Marcus was quoted in the article Apple probe sweatshops: Fear for workers at China iPad plants

Experts claim Apple is now facing pressure to show it is not exploiting cheap labour overseas.

Former Foxconn managers claim the company has turned a blind eye to the problems as it kept costs under control. Apple yesterday insisted it was doing more than any other company to show it cared — such as auditing Foxconn 40 times since 2006.

Corporate governance campaigner Lucy Marcus said: “This is about a big company having to confront the question about how much control they have — or choose to take.”

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Date

14 February 2012

Organisation

The Sun

Apple probe sweatshops

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