03/15/2017, 09:03 pm
Two years after Apple partnered with The Conservation Fund to protect more than 36,000 acres of vulnerable forestland in Maine and North Carolina, the ambitious project is showing returns, with more than 13,000 metric tons of wood harvested between the two states last year.
Apple's Green Bonds funded $441.5 million of environmental safety, conservation, climate change action in 2016
03/08/2017, 07:03 pm
Last February, Apple issued its first Green Bond, a $1.5 billion vehicle for investors seeking to put their capital to work on projects that will reduce the global human impact on climate change, help develop technology products using safer materials and work to conserve scarce resources. The company has now reported on a series of projects financed by those bonds last year.
03/08/2017, 08:03 am
Apple manufacturing partner Ibiden is Apple's first supplier in Japan to pledge the use of 100 percent renewable energy, spread across 20 new energy facilities.
01/10/2017, 09:01 am
Activist group Greenpeace has deemed Apple the world's most environmentally-friendly technology platform company for a third consecutive year, ranking it highly even next to fellow "A" grade firms Google and Facebook.
12/08/2016, 09:12 am
Apple has entered into a joint venture with wind turbine maker Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology -- better known as Goldwind -- that should help bring more clean energy to its Chinese suppliers.
12/06/2016, 04:12 pm
Apple has agreed to pay $450,000 to settle claims it improperly dealt with e-waste at facilities in Cupertino and Sunnyvale, the California Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday.
08/17/2016, 12:08 am
Apple on Tuesday announced ongoing advances in an effort to make its Chinese supply chain environmentally friendly, throwing a spotlight on Lens Technology, the first Chinese supplier to commit to a clean energy process for components manufactured for Apple products.
06/17/2016, 04:06 pm
Apple and the World Wildlife Fund together raised more than $8 million in proceeds during April's "Apps for Earth" campaign on the App Store, the two groups have announced.
06/10/2016, 11:06 am
Continuing the company's efforts in green energy, Apple and North Carolina's Catawba County have reportedly signed a 16-year lease agreement that will let it build a plant generating power from landfill gas.
04/22/2016, 11:04 am
Marking Earth Day, Apple on Friday debuted a new TV commercial, using Siri to promote its custom-designed recycling robot -- Liam -- and its branding as an environmentally-responsible company.
04/21/2016, 11:04 am
Much of the 90 million pounds in e-waste Apple collected during 2015 was legally obligated, handled by outside firms, and probably not from Apple products, an analysis has concluded.
04/18/2016, 10:04 am
During its fiscal 2015, Apple managed to recover over 61 million pounds of reusable material out of the almost 90 million pounds in electronics it took in through its recycling programs, according to the company's most recent Environmental Responsibility Report.
04/15/2016, 12:04 pm
A week before Earth Day, Apple has changed the leaf on its logo at retail stores to green, and also provided retail employees with green shirts. Apple's website is also prominently featuring "Liam," the robot that the company uses to quickly disassemble devices for recycling.
04/14/2016, 02:04 pm
Apple on Thursday launched "Apps for Earth," an App Store promotion which will direct all of the proceeds from a small collection of apps and in-app transactions to the World Wildlife Fund during the month of April.
04/01/2016, 03:04 pm
Four of the biggest tech companies on the planet -- Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon -- all officially pledged their support for the Environmental Protection Agency's embattled Clean Power Plan on Friday, calling for carbon emissions from power plants to be reduced.
Apple Supplier Responsibility 2016 Progress Report reveals 97% work-hour compliance, carbon emissions reductions
03/30/2016, 02:03 pm
Apple's annual Supplier Responsibility Report reveals key facts about progress made with the company's partners in 2015, including an industry leading 97 percent work-hour compliance rate, and a massive reduction in carbon emissions.
03/22/2016, 10:03 am
Apple fanatics are always digging, looking for clues about what could be next for the company, and many times seeing things where they don't exist. The latest conspiracy theory: Apple subtly showed off an iPhone 6s-like design without a protruding rear camera at its media event on Monday.
03/21/2016, 01:03 pm
At Apple's March 21 event on Monday, vice president of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson took the stage to discuss the company's environmental initiatives, and debut its latest device: a robot designed in-house specifically to dismantle iPhone into useful materials.
01/14/2016, 03:01 pm
A measure coming up for voting by Apple shareholders asks Apple to explore options for achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions -- for both its own operations and major suppliers -- by 2030.
11/19/2015, 01:11 pm
California's SunPower is planning to build three new Chinese solar farms for Apple with a peak capacity of 170 megawatts, the company said in a newly-submitted regulatory filing.