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Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, Inc., is an American multinational corporation that designs and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company’s best-known hardware products are the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad.

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Book Review: Changing Business from the Inside Out by Tim Mohin

Reading Tim Mohin’s book “Changing Business from the Inside Out: A Treehugger’s Guide to Working in Corporations” was a refreshing experience. There are…
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The Overlooked Sustainability Leaders in Business

Who are the real sustainability leaders in business? The challengers, including AstraZenica, Allianz and UBS, may surprise you.
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Apple Patent Application Could Transform Wind Power

An Apple patent application describes a set of rotating blades that converts rotational energy from a wind turbine into heat.
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Apple’s Year in Review

No matter how you look at it, this was a hectic year for Apple from a sustainable point of view. Time and again,…
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The First Rule Of Futureproof Brands

Know yourself, know your target. Sounds like a simple enough rule for building a strong brand. But you'd be surprised how many brands…
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Apple Brings iMac Assembly Jobs Back to the U.S.

Apple, has shifted the assembly of some of its iMacs back to the U.S. Why did Apple do it and does it actually…
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Friends of the Earth “Make It Better Campaign” Starts With Smartphones

A new Friends of the Earth campaign published a report that focused on tin mining in Indonesia, and calls out Samsung and Apple…
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EPEAT Responds to Greenpeace Critique

EPEAT asked if they could respond to the post we ran earlier this week about Greenpeace and iFixit's concerns over EPEAT's rating system…
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Hey Apple, Where’s Your Soul?

Apple has successfully wedged themselves into the palms (and wallets) of millions of people. But where do they exist in the hearts of…
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The 2012 CDP Global 500 Report: A Glass Half Full of Arctic Melt Water

The latest CDP report shows some progress, but it’s still not good enough. It’s not that there’s not a glass half full in…

Apple’s Genius Training – Phony 101 or Great Customer Service?

The Apple Genius Training Workbook provides some interesting insights into the way Apple works to keep customers' cash flowing f with a little…
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Kinn, the iPhone of Bikes, Debuts Next Week

A cargo bike that combines numerous uses in to a single, intuitive, desirable design makes its debut next week.
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The Top 10 Bay Area CSR Reporters and Performers

We decided it’s time to check if San Francisco, Palo Alto, Oakland, San Jose and other cities around the Bay, which is the…
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Do Bad Customer Relations and Good Business Go Hand-in-Hand?

Wells Fargo claims to put customers and communities first - but media reports from customers tell a different story. Is it good for…
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Kickstarter Phenomenon ReadySet: A Powerful Example of Trickle Up Innovation

A small device is creating a big buzz on Kickstarter: The ReadySet is a plug and play charging/power source that can take a…