Apple (AAPL) backtracks on plans to remove its products from the EPEAT rating system, which...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Apple (AAPL) backtracks on plans to remove its products from the EPEAT rating system, which judges the environmental impact of computing hardware. The decision had led San Francisco's government to suspend Mac purchases for its 28K employees, and had ignited concerns other public-sector buyers would follow suit, given many are required to use of EPEAT's registry when making buying decisions.