Explain the identified changes to the suppliers in such a way that they will understand the standards that Apple requires in order to maintain their relationship with the company.

Assignment: Challenges in the Global Business Environment

Ongoing challenges in the global business environment are mostly attributed to unethical business practices, failure to embrace technology advancements, and stiff competition among businesses. Imagine that you have been appointed as Apple’s Chief Compliance Officer and must prepare a presentation for Apple’s suppliers regarding Apple’s Supplier Code of Conduct to deliver via a meeting. To prepare for your presentation, review Apple’s Supplier Code of Conduct, located at https://www.apple.com/supplier-responsibility/.

1. List specific changes that Apple has made to its Code of Conduct in recent years. Provide at least one (1) example of each change.

2. Explain the identified changes to the suppliers in such a way that they will understand the standards that Apple requires in order to maintain their relationship with the company.

1. Summarize Apple’s Supplier Responsibility information.

2. Identify the key ways that Apple’s Progress Report has changed since last year.

3. Examine the manner in which Apple’s Supplier Code of Conduct helps the organization operate as a socially responsible organization.

1. Submit a reference page with at least two (2) quality references that you have used for this presentation / paper. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Type of paper Academic level Subject area
Number of pages Paper urgency Cost per page:
 Total: