Apple's CEO Delivered a Speech about the Company's work on Climate Change and more at the 30th Anniversary of Ceres
Apple's CEO has been busy in the last week flying to China to meet with the chief of China’s market regulator Xiao Yaqing. The day after Apple's CEO was named the new Chairman of the Advisory Board of the School of Economics in Beijing, China. Last night Apple's CEO was a keynote speaker at the 30th anniversary of Ceres.
Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Last night Apple's Tim Cook wasn't just a speaker but also a noted Honoree. Below is a video overview of the work Ceres does.
After the event Apple's CEO Tim Cook tweeted the message below.
Companies have a responsibility to use their innovation and agility to lead on the climate crisis. Thank you to Ceres for their work and for this award — and to @LisaPJackson and the team for driving us all forward. 🌎🌍🌏— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) October 22, 2019
Cook noted in his keynote that "We don't see climate change as risk, but opportunity," said Cook. "With our supply chain partners, we see a chance to develop new and valuable competencies, because it is the right thing to do."
Our cover graphic came by way of James Gould who tweeted out last night as presented below with a Tim Cook Quote from the event.
At Ceres Gala: @Apple CEO @Tim_Cook :: We don’t see #climatechange as risk, but opportunity. With our supply chain partners, we see a chance to develop new and valuable competencies. And because it is the right thing to do. @CeresNews @MindyLubber pic.twitter.com/FTKHF7jk6h— Jim Gould (@JamesGould21) October 22, 2019
Earlier this month The Independent interviewed Lisa Jackson, Apple's vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, spoke about how Apple's product designers are always looking at ways to improve its designs in context to the environmental impact and how to improve it.
To learn more about the work Ceres is doing, check out their website here.
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