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Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
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Thomas Fox
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Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Posts Tagged: Apple

Ethisphere honors for Richard Bistrong

Our contributing editor Richard Bistrong was named one of Ethisphere’s 100 Most Influential in Business Ethics for 2015.

Each year, Ethisphere recognizes 100 individuals who have made a material impact in the world of business ethics and compliance.… Continue Reading

CCTV exec investigated for running protection racket

A senior executive with the sate-run China Central Television (CCTV), Guo Zhenxi, has been placed under investigation for graft.
 
China’s top prosecutors announced that Guo, pictured left, the director of CCTV’s finance and economics channel and concurrently advertising director, is being investigated on suspicion of taking bribes.… Continue Reading

Apple to name suppliers using conflict minerals

Image courtesy of AppleApple will begin publishing names of suppliers every quarter showing whether they have verified the source of the minerals they use.

The company said in its latest Supplier Responsibility Progress Report released Thursday it will also publish names of suppliers and audit results covering compliance with labour standards and environmental use and impact.… Continue Reading

Former Foxconn managers charged in Taiwan bribe case

Several former employees of Apple supplier Foxconn were charged with bribery Thursday by Taiwan prosecutors after a year-long investigation.

Foxconn is the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer and one of Apple’s biggest suppliers.… Continue Reading

Anti-corruption app launched in China

A smartphone application named “Staying away from duty-related crimes” has been launched by the prosecutors office in Chongqing. The app is intended to raise awareness of graft and encourage whistleblowing against corrupt officials.  … Continue Reading

Foxconn launches internal bribery probe

Taiwan-based contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group has disclosed it is investigating allegations of bribery within its supply chain.
 
Foxconn is perhaps best known as the maker of Apple’s iPhone. Its client list also includes Panasonic, Nokia, Samsung, and Sony.… Continue Reading

Steve Jobs on conflict minerals

Apple’s late CEO Steve Jobs was asked about his company’s use of conflict minerals. Jobs responded to Derick Rhodes of Wired right away.

Here’s their June 2010 email exchange:

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Hi Steve,

I’d planned to buy a new iPhone [4] tomorrow – my first upgrade since buying the very first version on the first day of its release – but I’m hesitant without knowing Apple’s position on sourcing the minerals in its products.

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iCompliance

Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple.

Email from Apple CEO Tim Cook to all Apple employees on October 5, 2011

This is the first time Apple Inc, the company Steve Jobs built, has ever appeared on the FCPA Blog.… Continue Reading