Foxconn: CSR & Sustainability News

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., trading as Foxconn, is a Taiwanese multinational electronics contract manufacturing company headquartered in Tucheng, New Taipei, Taiwan.

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Apple’s Year in Review

No matter how you look at it, this was a hectic year for Apple from a sustainable point of view. Time and again,…
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Apple Brings iMac Assembly Jobs Back to the U.S.

Apple, has shifted the assembly of some of its iMacs back to the U.S. Why did Apple do it and does it actually…
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Friends of the Earth “Make It Better Campaign” Starts With Smartphones

A new Friends of the Earth campaign published a report that focused on tin mining in Indonesia, and calls out Samsung and Apple…
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A Tale of Two Friedmans: CSR and Risk

Things have changed in 40 years and it makes little sense in 2012 to grumble about Milton Friedman’s treatise any longer. Acceptable corporate…

5 Reasons Why Apple’s CSR Strategy Doesn’t Work

The CSR problems of Apple go beyond its reactive strategy. Looking at the main issues Apple has been struggling with in the last…
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Does It Matter if Mike Daisey Lied to This American Life about Apple in China?

Mike Daisey's story about Apple in China, which was broadcast in January on This American Life, appears to contain significant fabrications. We can’t…
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Under Pressure, Apple Agrees to an External Audit of its Supply Chain

Two online petitions with 250,000 signatures and dozens of demonstrators in front of Apple stores brought the company to announce that it asked…
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Occupy Wall Street Goes Virtual, Targeting Apple through Petitions

Apple, a company that has fans like no other company, is facing now a public uproar with two petitions against the company that…

This American Life Presents a Journey to the Harsh Reality Behind Apple Products

I’m not sure if Steve Jobs was a fan of This American Life, the award-winning critically acclaimed radio program, but I bet that…
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Report Details Abuses At Chinese Factories That Manufacture Apple and HP Products

A report by the Hong Kong based group, Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM), details poor working conditions at Chinese factories which…