Late last week, Bloomberg’s Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley published stunning claims...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 8, 2013
Earlier this week at The Atlantic, Matt Schiavenza analyzed an infographic published by the International Business Times to show that, despite rising labor costs, we can expect China to remain a dominant force in global...
by Scott Greene | Jul 29, 2013
U.S.-based workers-rights group China Labor Watch published a report on Monday alleging numerous labor violations at three factories owned by Pegatron Group, a major supplier to Apple: CLW’s investigations revealed at least 86...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 19, 2013
In an article for the New York Times, Adam Davidson looks at two U.S. paintbrush makers and the strategies they’ve used to stay competitive as Chinese manufacturers offer products for a considerably lower price:...
by Samuel Wade | May 30, 2013
Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency head Lisa Jackson announced her new role as Apple’s vice president for environmental initiatives this week. As Brian Fung points out at the National Journal, it seems likely that...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 29, 2011
Tongxin, near Shanghai, is the site of a factory run by Apple supplier Kaedar. Marketplace’s Rob Schmitz found the villagers initially eager to talk about pollution from the plant, but this changed after local authorities...
by Paulina Hartono | Jul 5, 2010
From the New York Times: Last month, while enthusiastic consumers were playing with their new Apple iPhone 4, researchers in Silicon Valley were engaged in something more serious. They cracked open the phone’s shell and started...
by Kate Zhao | Feb 12, 2008
From Reuters via Earthtimes.org : In his dim two-room flat, Huang Renzhong showed a visitor a Mickey Mouse statuette and explained how creating Disney figurines during 15-hour work days in a grim factory led to a $90,000...
by Kate Zhao | Oct 4, 2007
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