Well, that's what shareholders want to hear....Your investment isn't about making a profit....So, I wonder now how long before Apple becomes yet another 'used to be' on the trash heap of good companies ran into the ground by poor businessmen with stupid ideas?He leads a company that some would consider the epitome of ruthless global capitalism. But Apple chief executive Tim Cook has shocked some in the US with an impassioned attack on the single-minded pursuit of profit Ė and a direct appeal to climate-change deniers not to buy shares in his firm.
Eyewitnesses said Cook, who succeeded Steve Jobs as boss of the technology giant in 2011, was visibly angry as he took on a group of right-wing investors during a question-and-answer session at a shareholdersí meeting.
Responding to calls from the National Centre for Public Policy Research (NCPPR), a conservative think tank and investor, for Apple to refrain from putting money in green energy projects that were not profitable, he shot back that Apple did ďa lot of things for reasons besides profit motiveĒ. The chief executive added: ďWe want to leave the world better than we found it.Ē
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