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Apple Rejuvenates Education

Apple continuously reinvents itself, its products and every industry it touches.  Yesterday’s announcement (watch video) establishes Apple as the leader in educational tech.  With iBooks, textbooks can now be easily updated with the most current content and delivered with audio, video, interactive note ta

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Apple continuously reinvents itself, its products and every industry it touches. Yesterday’s announcement establishes Apple as the leader in educational tech. With iBooks, textbooks can now be easily updated with the most current content and delivered with audio, video, interactive note taking, instant feedback on quizzes, and study aids. This launch, while impressive, merely sets the foundation for Apple’s innovation to transform learning.

Timberland: Doing the Right Thing

On the same day I posted the blog on “Deforestation and Your Supply Chain”, Earthkeepers posted a statement from Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland’s CEO in an Update From the Amazon. The deforestation referred to by Greenpeace is caused by cattle ranchers who cut down the rain forest to raise livestock primarily for food. Less than 10% of the proceeds of the cow are for the leather sold as raw materials to suppliers who turn the hides into products such as footwear.

Deforestation and Your Supply Chain

Nearly 20 percent of global warming causing emissions are from forest destruction, more climate pollution than all the world’s cars, trucks, trains, planes, and ships combined.

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