May 2020

Apple Is Making Safety Changes to Its Supply Chain Amid Coronavirus

According to the company's new 2020 Supplier Responsibility report, Apple is working closely with its global supply chain to bring in important safety measures to protect workers during the global health crisis. Sabih Khan, Apple's senior vice president of operations and the person in charge of the company's global supply chain, detailed the changes in a letter at the beginning of the report. Sabih Khan, via letter Khan also claimed Apple is now requiring the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) during work and "in all common areas." He said the company has worked with its supply chain partners to implement "enhanced deep cleaning protocols" and make masks and sanitizers available to workers.