Apple releases Supplier Responsibility report with COVID-19 safety changes
What you need to know
- Apple has published its Supplier Responsibility report.
- Sabih Khan, it's Senior Vice President of Operations, published a letter to open the report.
- Khan detailed the companies efforts to protect their partners.
Today, Apple released an update to its Supplier Responsibility report (opens in new tab). As part of the report, Apple's Senior Vice President of Operations Sabih Khan released a letter detailing the company's efforts to keep workers in its supply chain safe during the coronavirus outbreak.
Khan says that the company has worked with all of its partners to ensure workers have the personal protective equipment they need and that factories have cleaned regularly.
The company has also worked to reconfigure the floorplans in its factories as well as offer flexible working hours in order to encourage social distancing.
Khan closed the letter by saying that Apple has never been more confident in its work to protect people and the planet.
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