The US giant Apple Inc. manufactures a large part of its devices, including iPhones and iPads, in factories of the Taiwanese Foxconn Technology Group in China. ABC News was able to visit the so-called «iFactory» and produced the following documentary about it. Watch the video and answer the following questions afterwards.
- Why are international labour standards, such as those of the International Labour Organization (ILO), important for internationally active companies like Apple?
- What are the negative consequences for companies like Apple when labour standards, such as those of the ILO, are not respected in their factories around the world?
- How do companies like Apple check whether labour standards, such as those of the ILO, are respected?