13 Jul '12, 7pm

Apple's EPEAT reversal shows sustainability's clout

Apple's EPEAT reversal shows sustainability's clout

[This story has been updated to note that Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina display was added to the EPEAT registry.] Apple's announcement this morning about its decision to return to the EPEAT green electronics registry wasn't just a direct reversal of policy. Following the outcry from customers, including insitutional buyers and activists, Apple worked with EPEAT over the last week to add new products onto the registry, as well as placing Apple's 39 eligible products back on the approval list, according to Sarah O' Brien, EPEAT communications director. The company's MacBook Pro computer with Retina display, rumored to have been the reason for Apple's withdrawal from the registry in the first place, was added to its list of certified products, achieving an EPEAT Gold rating, said Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguent. The computer giant's turnaround from its decision last Frida...

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