What you need to know
- Alisha Johnson, program lead for its racial equity and justice initiative, sat down for an interview with Cheddar.
- The Apple executive talked about the company's new Impact Accelerator that focuses on climate change.
- The new program features 15 Black and Brown-owned businesses.
Earlier this week, Apple announced that it had selected 15 Black and Brown-owned businesses for a "first-of-its-kind Impact Accelerator" focused on combating climate change. To talk more about the purpose of the program, Apple's Alisha Johnson, program lead for its racial equity and justice initiative, sat down for an interview with Cheddar.
Johnson says that the program is focused on climate change because "it's a challenge that requires everybody to come to the table."
You can watch the full interview below:
Lisa Jackson, Apple's vice president of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives, said that the businesses that are part of the program are expanded to expand their effect on protecting "the planet and our communities."
Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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