08 Apr '11, 2pm

Can Apple’s Employees Drive Better CSR?

Fast Company recently named Apple #1 in its ranking of the world’s most innovative companies. But when it comes to corporate social responsibility, Apple falls short of its innovative reputation. (Full disclosure: I own an iPhone and also have iPad 2 envy.) Yet despite Apple’s lack of a corporate level sustainability report (they do offer environmental information on selected products ), transparency of social actions, despite their non-reported charitable contributions – nothing available on their website or reported to The Chronicle of Philanthropy – and despite their below average corporate social responsibility (CSR) rating , millions of us keep buying their products. When one thinks about product companies that consistently delight their customers, certainly Apple comes to mind. Assuming many Apple customers care about sustainability, is it realistic to think that the...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/04/apple-computer-csr/

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