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From apple's site: "Apple is committed to ensuring the highest standards of social responsibility wherever our products are made. Part of our role as a global, corporate citizen is to ensure our supply chain lives up to the standards outlined in our Supplier Code of Conduct. As a result of our compliance monitoring and the subsequent corrective actions, conditions have been improved at facilities where tens of thousands of people work manufacturing Apple products."

tags: computers, software, hardware, personal computer, consumer electronics, ipod, mp3 player, portable music player, cell phones, monitors, television

apple's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
Guide To Greener Electronics V14 greenpeace score 5.1/10
CSR Index 2009 boston college center for corporate citizenship rank #13 of 50
Guide to Greener Electronics v13 greenpeace score 4.9/10
Guide to Greener Electronics v12 greenpeace score 4.7/10
Green Brand Perceptions greenfactor score 0.21/1
100 Best Corporate Citizens 2009 corporate responsibility officer rank #77 of 100
2009 Global Green 100 uptime institute group member
The Earthsense 35 greenbiz group member
America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities 2008 rank #41 of 50
Best Places To Work 2009 glassdoor rank #19 of 20
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apple's Article Breakdown (66 unique articles) ?

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Articles about Apple ?

Discount A1185 Li-ion Battery Ca Shop

From (unverified), November 21, 2012

Apple A1185 battery - 1 year warranty Apple A1185 laptop battery replacement, the best service, extended runing time. Specifications: Chemistry:Li-polymer Voltage: 10.8V Capacity: 5400mAh

in this article: apple, laptop battery, a1185

Discount Price A1175 Laptop Battery AU Stock

From (unverified), November 19, 2012

Product Safety

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Apple Unveils New, Consumer-friendly Battery Charger

From (verified), July 28, 2010

Waste Management

Apple has launched its own plug-in charger for AA batteries, extending its wireless device and energy efficiency strategies. In addition to making its wireless keyboards and mice more user friendly, the company’s new product will slash the amou...

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Greenpeace Hugs Apple, Kicks Sand At Dell

From (verified), July 13, 2010

Waste Management

Greenpeace — the fly in the ointment for tech firms — is lauding Apple while chastising Dell this morning. The do-gooders sent out a note pointing out that, while Apple’s wildly popular iPhone’s are free of PVC plastic and bro...

in this article: dell, apple

Is Apple Involved In Heavy-Metal Pollution In China?

From (unverified), July 1, 2010

Waste Management

In May, the environmental groups released a report tracking the connection between heavy metal poisoning and IT production in China. (Lead and cadmium are used to produce mobile phone batteries and printed circuit boards.) More than 4,000 Chinese peo...

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Apple Patents Solar-powered IPhone

From (verified), June 4, 2010

Resource Management

Apple has patented a new solar-powered iPhone, a feature that techies have been talking about since the first time their phones didn’t hold a charge while Googling on the go.

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Sustainability Faceoff: Microsoft Vs. Apple

From (verified), May 25, 2010

Mission & Values, Resource Management

It's tough to pick a winner for this faceoff, mostly because Apple does seem to be making major strides--it just won't set specific goals. But until it does, Microsoft will remain the victor.

in this article: microsoft, apple

44 Workers Sue IPhone Contractor Wintek Over Alleged Poisoning

From (unverified), May 16, 2010

Worker Treatment

Forty-four workers in Suzhou, China, are planning to sue Taiwan-based Wintek alleging they were poisoned while cleaning Apple (AAPL) iPhone screens with a chemical called n-hexane, according to Stratfor Global Intelligence.

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Why Do Workers At The IPhone Factory Keep Dying?

From (unverified), May 12, 2010

Worker Treatment

Apple manufacturing partner, Hon Hai Group, this morning admitted that yet another of its employees has committed suicide, jumping from her apartment building in Shenzhen, China.

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Why Can’t Apple Make Greenhouse Gas Curbing Commitments?

From (verified), April 21, 2010

Waste Management

Why is a red-hot company like Apple with a Nobel-Prize winning board member, Al Gore, unable to set public goals to reduce its carbon footprint? That’s the question raised by a shareholder proposal to be voted on tomorrow at the Apple annual sh...

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Recent Green Products from apple

  product description list price  
Apple MacBook MB881LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop Apple MacBook MB881LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop

Certifications: energy star
$999 show now on check prices*
Apple MacBook Pro MB470LL/A 15.4-Inch Laptop (2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, 2 GB DDR3 RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Slot Loading SuperDrive) Apple MacBook Pro MB470LL/A 15.4-Inch Laptop (2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, 2 GB DDR3 RAM, 250 GB Hard Drive, Slot Loading SuperDrive)

Certifications: EPEAT, energy star
$2249.89 show now on check prices*
Apple MacBook MB466LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop Apple MacBook MB466LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop

Certifications: energy star, EPEAT
$1499.83 show now on check prices*

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