Apple today announced 44 of its suppliers have committed to using 100 percent renewable energy in their production of its gadgets as the Cupertino giant spent $2.5 billion in green bonds on environmental initiatives, the largest amount of any US corporation.
Apple yesterday released a pair of short 10-second videos through its official US and UK YouTube channels. The first clip promotes a variety of styles and colors provided by the new Spring-themed Apple Watch bands and the other highlights Apple's environmental efforts seen through the lens of the final assembly of an iPhone.
Late Thursday, Apple announced a new Chinese-based initiative to connect suppliers with renewable energy sources. In doing so, the iPhone maker wants to increase the use of renewable energy within its supply chain and further cement its commitment to address climate change.
Apple on Thursday shared its 2018 environmental report, highlighting all of the steps it's taken over the last year to reduce its impact on the environment. As announced earlier this month, the company has reached its longterm goal of using renewable energy to power 100% of its operations, and it even says it has convinced over 20 of its suppliers to commit to the same goal.
Apple today shared an important milestone, saying all of its global offices, data centers, retail stores and co-located facilities in 43 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, China and India, are now powered with 100% clean energy.
The latest iPhones have lower carbon intensity of the aluminum than the previous models.
Apple on Monday said it will make a corporate donation of $1 million towards relief efforts for the Southern California wildfires.
In a recent report from the Enough Project, Apple has been ranked the world leader in making significant progress in sourcing what are defined as “conflict-free” minerals from Congo.
Lisa Jackson, Apple's Vice President of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, yesterday sat down for an interview with News.com.au to talk environmental initiatives following the company's pledge to build its devices entirely from recycled materials.
The fact that the wireless modem found in every iPhone features built-in FM radio capabilities that are intentionally disabled in software is getting some renewed attention following the strong hurricane season in the United States.
Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday afternoon emailed employees about Hurricane Harvey that is causing unprecedented and catastrophic flooding in southeastern Texas, revealing that users had so far raised more than $3 million in aid through iTunes, while the company has pledged $2 million.
Apple has begun accepting donations for the American Red Cross to help with the Harvey storm relief efforts, allowing its customers to make donations in $5, $10, $25, $50, $100 and $200 increments via a special page on iTunes.