British Universities Film & Video Council

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Apple’s Broken Promises

Synopsis
Apple Inc is a valuable brand making products that everyone wants - but how are its workers treated? The programme makers go undercover in China to show what life is like for the workers making the iPhone 6. And it’s not just the factories. Reporter Richard Bilton travels to Indonesia to find children working in some of the most dangerous mines in the world. But is the tin they dig out by hand finding its way into Apple’s products? The programme travels to Indonesia to find children working in some of the most dangerous mines in the world. But is the tin they dig out by hand finding its way into Apple’s products?
Series
Panorama
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2015
Year of production
2014
Notes
First shown BBC1 December 18 2014.
Subjects
Business studies; Social Studies; Politics & government; Technology
Keywords
business ethics; child labour; China; Indonesia; working conditions; Apple Inc.

Credits

Producer
James Oliver; Matt Bardo
Contributor
Richard Bilton

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£195.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
60 minutes
Year
2015

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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