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Topic: Greenpeace

Apple once again tops in tech for environmentally-friendly datacenters, Greenpeace says

05/12/2015, 12:05 pm

Apple continues to outpace its Silicon Valley brethren when it comes to making environmentally conscious choices for its expanding datacenter footprint, according to Greenpeace's annual cloud computing report.


Greenpeace flies blimp over Silicon Valley to praise Apple, others for 'building a greener Internet'

04/03/2014, 04:04 pm

While Greenpeace and Apple have had their clashes in the past, the environmental advocacy group took to the skies to instead praise Apple this week, championing the iPhone maker, along with Facebook and Google, for "building a greener Internet."


Apple datacenters the most environmentally friendly in tech, says Greenpeace

04/02/2014, 11:04 am

Apple is "the most innovative and most aggressive" company in Silicon Valley when it comes to identifying ways to feed its power-hungry datacenters with renewable energy, according to a new report from environmental watchdog Greenpeace.


Greenpeace praises Apple for reducing use of conflict minerals

02/13/2014, 02:02 pm

Following the release of Apple's annual supplier responsibility report on Thursday, environmental organization Greenpeace spoke out with praise, celebrating the iPhone maker's efforts to cut its use of conflict minerals.


Greenpeace praises Apple's hiring of former EPA chief

05/29/2013, 02:05 pm

Environmental advocacy group Greenpeace, a longtime critic of Apple's corporate policies, has come out in favor of the hiring of former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson.


Greenpeace says Apple's clean energy policies are 'significantly improved'

07/12/2012, 01:07 pm

Greenpeace admitted on Thursday that Apple's clean energy policies have "significantly improved," though the environmental activist organization still takes issue with Apple's reliance on coal power for iCloud services.


Apple working with North Carolina to increase local green energy production

05/22/2012, 12:05 am

Apple has revealed that it is working with a nonprofit organization, which was created by the North Carolina Utilities Commission, to augment regional "local renewable energy production" that will supply its data center there with green energy.


Apple's iCloud data center to use 100% renewable energy by end of year

05/17/2012, 01:05 pm

Apple's main iCloud data center in Maiden, N.C., will be powered entirely by renewable energy by the end of this year with the construction of two solar array installations.


Greenpeace projects giant images onto Apple HQ in protest for cleaner iCloud

05/15/2012, 11:05 am

Greenpeace took its push for a "clean" iCloud to Apple's Cupertino, Calif., campus this week, projecting images onto the main building of its corporate headquarters.


Greepeace stages protest on roof of Apple's European HQ in Ireland

04/18/2012, 10:04 am

Protesters with the environmental organization Greenpeace staged an hourlong demonstration atop Apple's European headquarters in Ireland on Wednesday, opposing the use of coal-powered electricity to power the iCloud service.


Apple rejects Greenpeace data center estimate as inaccurate

04/17/2012, 10:04 pm

Apple has taken issue with the consumption estimates for its Maiden, N.C. data center included in a just-published "How Clean is Your Cloud?" report by Greenpeace, noting that renewable energy will provide 50 percent more of the center's power needs than the environmental advocacy group projected.


Greenpeace slams Apple's iCloud for relying 'heavily on dirty energy'

04/17/2012, 10:04 am

A new report from Greenpeace accuses Apple of lagging behind other technology companies, such as Facebook and Google, in utilizing environmentally friendly power for its cloud-based services.


Greenpeace criticizes Apple for carbon footprint of iPad cloud

03/31/2010, 08:03 am

Because the iPad will further the growing market for cloud computing, international environmental advocacy group has criticized Apple's newest hardware for having "a much larger carbon footprint than previously estimated."


Greenpeace ranks Apple as greenest electronics maker

01/07/2010, 05:01 pm

After falling prey to harsh criticism from Greenpeace over its use of toxic chemicals in products for years on end, Apple was honored this week with the environmental advocacy group's top ranking as the greenest electronics maker.


Apple's departure prompts questions of chamber representation

10/12/2009, 08:10 am

Following the departure of Apple and other high-profile companies from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, some have begun to question whether the organization represents the interests of its members.


Energy Secretary, Greenpeace praise Apple for chamber departure

10/08/2009, 08:10 pm

Both the U.S. Secretary of Energy and Greenpeace have praised Apple's decision to abandon its membership in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over its stance on climate change.


Apple abandons U.S. Chamber of Commerce over climate policy

10/05/2009, 07:10 pm

In response to recent comments opposing efforts to limit greenhouse gases, Apple has resigned from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in protest.


Steve Jobs expands on Apple's green goals

09/26/2009, 03:09 pm

In a new interview, Apple's co-founder explained his company's environment-centric public relations push, and shared advice provided by former Vice President Al Gore.


Apple reports carbon emissions, touts green hardware

09/25/2009, 08:09 am

Apple this week launched a new section of its Web site devoted to promoting the company's energy efficient machines and environmentally friendly manufacturing techniques.


Apple lays claim to greenest notebooks ever in new ad campaign

11/24/2008, 10:11 pm

Not one for modesty, Apple on Monday night launched a new campaign and TV spot touting its new aluminum MacBook lineup as the most environmentally friendly portables ever.