Event Title

Multinational Corporations and Subcontracting in China: Case study of Apple Inc.

Presenter Information

Katrina Belle, Colby CollegeFollow

Location

Diamond 153

Start Date

30-4-2015 9:00 AM

End Date

30-4-2015 10:25 AM

Project Type

Presentation- Restricted to Campus Access

Description

This project will focus on multinational corporation's (MNCs) operations in China, looking specifically at Apple. They key factors that will be addressed in the presentation are: how subcontracting influences the treatment and working conditions of labor in smaller production companies; what specific efforts these MNCs have made to ensure that their products are made in facilities that are environmentally sound and respect the rights of the employees; if these MNCs have made specific efforts to shield knowledge of their production from the public eye; how corporations have responded to criticism; and what corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices the MNCs are currently implementing in their company structure.

Faculty Sponsor

Hong Zhang

Sponsoring Department

Colby College. East Asian Studies Dept.

CLAS Field of Study

Humanities

Event Website

http://www.colby.edu/clas

ID

1673

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Apr 30th, 9:00 AM Apr 30th, 10:25 AM

Multinational Corporations and Subcontracting in China: Case study of Apple Inc.

Diamond 153

This project will focus on multinational corporation's (MNCs) operations in China, looking specifically at Apple. They key factors that will be addressed in the presentation are: how subcontracting influences the treatment and working conditions of labor in smaller production companies; what specific efforts these MNCs have made to ensure that their products are made in facilities that are environmentally sound and respect the rights of the employees; if these MNCs have made specific efforts to shield knowledge of their production from the public eye; how corporations have responded to criticism; and what corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices the MNCs are currently implementing in their company structure.

http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/clas/2015/program/424