Apple’s Sustainability Obstacle

Apple has hit a new obstacle in its sustainability as a company.

Sustainability, in a broad sense, is the capacity of maintaining a certain process or state. It is now most frequently used in connection with biological and human systems. In an ecological context, sustainability can be defined as the ability of an ecosystem to maintain ecological processes, functions, biodiversity and productivity into the future.[1]

How much will Apple change during Steve Jobs medical leave?

Apple CEO Jobs takes medical leave

Chief operating officer, Tim Cook, will take over Jobs' responsibilities

Image: Steve Jobs, Oct. 2005; Sept. 2008

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Jobs takes medical leave
Jan. 14: Apple CEO Steve Jobs will take a six-month medical leave and will step down temporarily as CEO.


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Apple Inc. co-founder and Chief Executive Steve Jobs said Wednesday he is taking a medical leave of absence until the end of June — just a week after the cancer survivor tried to assure investors and employees his recent weight loss was simply caused by a treatable hormone deficiency.