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Apple calls on global supply chain to decarbonize by 2030

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Firstly, the company accelerates work with suppliers to decarbonize Apple-related production, and expands investments in clean energy and climate solutions around the world

Decarbonize by 2030

The Company called on its global supply chain to take new steps to address their greenhouse gas emissions and take a comprehensive approach to decarbonization.

In addition, the company will evaluate the work of its major manufacturing partners to decarbonize their Apple-related operations — including running on 100 percent renewable electricity — and will track yearly progress.

Moreover, as the impacts of climate change are increasingly felt around the world, Apple also announced new initiatives and investments aimed at helping decarbonize the global economy and promote innovative climate solutions for communities.

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These include significant investments in renewable energy in Europe. It also has partnerships to support businesses transitioning to clean energy. And give new support for projects that advance natural carbon removal and community-driven climate solutions around the world.

We’re looking forward to continued partnership with our suppliers to make Apple’s supply chain carbon neutral by 2030. Climate action at Apple doesn’t stop at our doors, and in this work, we’re determined to be a ripple in the pond that creates a bigger change.

Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO.

Suppliers commitment

More than 200 suppliers as 70 percent of Apple’s direct manufacturing spend have already committed to using clean power. Their sources are wind or solar.

Some manufacturing partners have committed to power all Apple production with 100 percent renewable energy. Some are Corning Incorporated, Nitto Denko Corporation, SK hynix, STMicroelectronics, TSMC, and Yuto.

Finally, to help suppliers meet their commitments and go even further, it offers a suite of free e-learning resources; and live trainings through its Clean Energy Program. It also  works closely with its suppliers and local partners to identify effective solutions for renewable energy and carbon removal.

About Apple

It  is an American multinational technology company specializing in consumer electronicssoftware and online services headquartered in Cupertino, California, United States.

It was founded as Apple Computer Company on April 1, 1976, by Steve JobsSteve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne to develop and sell Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer.

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