Third Party Code

Apple sets out the legal and ethical standards required of businesses that associate themselves with our brand.

Third Party Code

Labor and Human Rights and Environmental Protection in the Supply Chain

Supplier Responsibility is a core value at Apple. We hold ourselves and our suppliers to the highest standards to protect the people in our supply chain, and the planet we all share. We uphold that commitment by setting out what is required of our suppliers.

Supplier Responsibility

Apple Supplier Code of Conduct


Apple does not tolerate any form of corruption. Apple’s Anti-Corruption Policy details our commitment to complying with anti-corruption laws.

Apple Anti-Corruption Policy

Due Diligence and Monitoring

Apple screens third parties that meet identified risk criteria, including the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index and other metrics, and conducts ongoing monitoring for legal and ethical violations.  

Export and Sanctions

Apple requires its business partners to comply with all applicable export and sanctions laws. 

Apple Trade Compliance

Human Rights

Apple treats everyone with respect and dignity — from our customers and teams, to our business partners and people at every level of our supply chain. 

Our Commitment to Human Rights

Anti-Human Trafficking

Human trafficking and the use of involuntary labor are strictly prohibited in Apple’s supply chain and our own business operations. This prohibition is explicitly stipulated in Apple’s Anti-Human Trafficking Policy, the Apple Supplier Code of Conduct and the related Apple Supplier Responsibility Standards.

2022 Statement on Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking and Slavery in Our Business and Supply Chains

Supplier Provisions

Suppliers performing services on Apple’s behalf with U.S. government agencies are required to comply with all applicable legal requirements.

Supplier Provisions