The 16th annual People and Environment in Our Supply Chain report was released by Apple today. The document details how Apple and its suppliers are supporting people across the company's supply chain, transitioning to clean energy, and investing in innovative technologies.
The new $50 million Supplier Employee Development Fund will be used to expand access to learning opportunities and skills development for people in Apple's supply chain. The International Organization for Migration and the International Labor Organization are included in the fund.
The new educational programming will initially be available to supplier employees in the United States, China, India, and Vietnam. More than 100,000 supplier employees are expected to participate in new learning opportunities by the year 2023, according to Apple.
Apple is proud to announce a new commitment to accelerate our progress and provide even more opportunities for people across our supply chain.