Although CA, the epicenter of technology and Apple's habitat, is suffering from water shortage there are still climate change deniers and I hope they go the dodo bird's way.
Do you remember Tim Cook's call for climate change deniers at the annual shareholder meeting in 2014?If you only want me to make things, make decisions that have a clear ROI, then you should get out of the stock.
Greenhouse gas emissions have an impact on the planet’s balance of land, ocean, and air temperature. Most of Apple’s corporate greenhouse gas emissions come from the production, transport, use, and recycling of its products.
Apple seeks to minimize greenhouse gas emissions by setting stringent design-related goals for material and energy efficiency. The charts (source Apple) provide the estimated greenhouse gas emissions for the iPhone 3G and the 5S over its life cycle. Apple put the focus on reducing emissions during customer use
which usually is a quite long time of 3 years according to Apple.
No one spends more time with an Apple product than an Apple customer. By minimizing or outright eliminating many harmful toxins, Apple ensures that each product is safe to use, year after year. Power cords are PVC- and phthalate-free, touch screens are arsenic-free, cases and enclosures are BFR-free. No other company does more to keep its products free of so many toxins like Apple and the company does it already since decades. So it's not only better for the people who use the products but also better for the people who make them and better for the environment. The new benchmark ...
I'm waiting for a benchmark test of the new HQs in Cupertino (under construction/Apple), Mountain View (announced/Google), Seattle (announced/Amazon), and Menlo Park (finished/Facebook) as well as a comparison of the environmental initiatives of other industry giants.
It's not about a company's performance or stock value it's about the efforts to keep our planet blue.Note
Come on China! Growth is one side of the coin. The other side is to keep people healthy and ensure dignified lives.More ...
About environmental initiativeshttp://iNotes4You.com/2014/05/03/the-hidden-price
About Apple's spaceshiphttps://plus.google.com/+ThomasUnterstenhoefer/posts/hBikRNSHH86Thanks for surfing by.