Apple CEO Tim Cook was hosted at Windsor Castle by Prince William and Kate Middleton.
The meeting served for an audience focused on key shared interests such as the environment and mental health.
Meeting between Tim Cook and the Prince and Princess of Wales
The royal couple met with Tim Cook at their Windsor residence on Thursday.
Cook called it a “true honor” to meet and have a “wide-ranging discussion” with the Prince and Princess of Wales.
It was a true honor to meet with the Prince and Princess of Wales. We had a wonderful and wide-ranging discussion about the environment, mental health, and other issues that mean a great deal to all of us. pic.twitter.com/QGVmxo9Qa5
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) September 29, 2023
The focus of the meeting was the upcoming Earthshot Award ceremony in November, of which Prince William is Chairman.
The award highlights innovative solutions to environmental challenges, in line with Apple’s commitments to sustainability.
However, William and Kate also addressed other important issues, such as mental health.
It is worth noting that in one of the photographs posted by Tim Cook himself, on his X account, Apple bags can be seen on a table, hinting that Cook brought gifts to the Prince and Princess.
The meeting reflects the royal family’s forward-thinking approach to technology and building connections with global business leaders.
While honoring tradition, William and Kate are engaging with modern innovations and ideas.