The Other Side of Apple

Thursday, January 20, 2011

The Other Side of Apple: Investigative Report into Heavy Metal Pollution in the I.T. Industry (Phase IV): Special Apple Inc. Edition
Publisher: IPE Date of Issue: 2011-01-19
Besides the report from 36 environmental groups in China which criticizes Apple's violations in labour and social standards, the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) also produced a documentary on Apple's negligence in environmental and labour standards. At the end of the film, a worker, who was poisoned by n-hexane for cleaning iPhone screen, asked Steve Jobs to monitor its suppliers and protect workers from occupational diseases.