29 Aug '11, 5pm

7 Ways Tim Cook Could Make Apple Better Than Ever : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

7 Ways Tim Cook Could Make Apple Better Than Ever : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Apple sparks more passion from consumers than pretty much any other company -- from the avid (sometimes even rabid) loyalty of fanboys to the criticism of environmental watchdog groups. And while Apple has taken a leading role in advancing the green movement in many areas, there are some places where we would still love to see improvement. Whether this is wishful thinking or just setting the bar high, this is what we want: 1. Eliminate Conflict Minerals from the Supply Stream Apple has had a relatively weak stance on avoiding conflict minerals from their supply chain. Conflict minerals are those mined in areas where the profits go to fuel war, rape, and genocide -- most notably in the Democratic Republic of Congo . When a Wired.com reader asked Steve Jobs about the issue of conflict minerals making their way into consumer electronics manufacturers supply chains, Jobs repli...

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