According to Financial Times, Chinese environmental groups want Apple to improve pollution and health issues at factories building their products. They ranked Apple last in a list of 29 multinational companies in regards to how Apple responds to their inquires.
These Chinese environmental groups should be going after the factory owners instead of the multinational companies that buy the products. Apple does have a lot of leverage when working with its suppliers to improve workers conditions, but it should not be their job. If it is such a major concern, these groups should also be working with the government to help improve (government mandated) workers conditions. Without help from the government via laws, will these conditions really ever improve?
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