Essay on Corporate Responsibility and Marketing Strategies
The climate is always changing, and it has become a major problem. Apple has decided to take action to solve this problem on its end. Apple Inc. uses a lot of energy when making its product. According to Apple’s website, it takes an enormous amount of energy to design, assemble, ship, and use hundreds of millions of products all over the world. A portion of that energy comes from burning fossil fuels, which creates carbon emissions. Those emissions makeup our carbon footprint—our share of the climate change problem. We’re striving to reduce that footprint, and we’re making great progress (Apple Inc, 2014). Apple is in the process of turning all its offices, retail stores, and data centers into 100% renewable energy facility. They have already converted 73% of their facilities. Apple may not solve its problem with the climate 100%, but it is off to a great start. If it keeps doing what they are doing, it could solve its problem in no time.
Apple is also working to get rid of harmful toxins from all of its products and processes. We continue to lead the industry in reducing or eliminating harmful toxic substances to keep both people and the environment healthy. We’ve removed many harmful substances from our product designs and go to great lengths to make sure they stay that way. And our suppliers must adhere to our Restricted Substances Specification, which goes beyond the minimum required by law (Apple, 2014). In