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Secretive Apple Under Fire from Environmental Groups

A report from a coalition of Chinese environmental groups attacks Apple for excessive secrecy in its supply chain. The company was judged among the least transparent of the 29 tech firms included. Apple trumpets its environmental policy, and claims to take extensive measures to monitor and regulate working conditions at suppliers’ plants. Last year, its Supplier Responsibility

January 19, 2011

Serious Erosion in Yellow River Basin

According to a recent report by the Yellow River Conservancy Commission, 62% of the river’s basin is severely affected by water and soil erosion. From Businessweek: The study … says the affected area covers 180,000 square miles (465,000 square kilometers), the China Daily reported Wednesday…. The report says that careful management strategies by authorities prevented

January 17, 2011

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