China

Workers' rights: The Foxconn factory riot in China, political risk and ESG

  • There have been protests at Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory, which employs 300,000 and makes 80% of high-end Apple phones

  • In the ITUC workers' rights index, developed markets score better than emerging but US and China are not too dissimilar

  • Workers' rights matter for political risk and for those who take country-level ESG seriously

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November 26th, 2022
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