Gallery: Apple Accused of Supply Chain Pollution in China


Chinese environmental groups are accusing Apple, Inc. of turning a blind eye to the widespread pollution caused by the company’s Chinese supply chain. A new 46-page study issued yesterday details the groups’ findings, saying that toxic discharge from 27 “suspected Apple suppliers” has been severely polluting local communities and the environment. Pollution problems range from toxic gases to heavy metal sludge, with one community allegedly experiencing a shocking rise in the number of cases of cancer.

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