In a rare but telling reversal, Apple has reversed its decision to remove 39 of its products from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) registry. The move came in response to withering public criticism and warnings that many government entities would stop buying Apple products.
Apple’s change of heart was announced in an open letter from Bob Mansfield, Senior VP of Hardware Engineering, which outlined the reasons why Apple now believes its initial decision to leave the EPEAT list to be “a mistake.
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