Apple

  • Parent company: Apple inc
  • Headquarters: Cupertino, CA
  • Industry: Technology & Telecommunications
  • Products: Electronic Goods, Online Services
  • Penalties paid (2000-2018): $34.5 million
  • 2017 Gross Revenue: +$230 billion
  • 2017 Profit/Loss: +48 billion
  • Tax Havens: Ireland
  • Senior Executives: Tim Cooke (CEO)
  • Year of Incorporation: 1977

 

Apple's global supply chain continues to see labor and wage violations. http://www.newsweek.com/apple-human-rights-violations-supply-chain-doubl...

Apple's labor reforms from 2012, sparked from violations at its China based production facility, have not stopped labor violations years later. http://business.time.com/2012/03/29/apple-agrees-to-labor-reforms-after-...

Apple worked with book publisher behind the scenes to raise ebook prices a federal judge finds, violating anti-trust laws. https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/07/apples-violation-...

Controversies: 
Human Rights Violation, Labor and Wage Violation, Anti-Trust Violation

Apple Inc is a technology company headquartered in California's Silicon Valley. After originally starting out making computers in 1977, the company has branched into other consumer electronics and online services such as Apple's widely popular Iphone, which was released in June of 2007.