Etsy, Akamai and Swiss Re team up with Apple on renewables

The new projects in Illinois and Virginia will provide around 290MW of new capacity

Apple announces $300m clean energy fund in China

It aims to boost the use of renewable energy in its supply chain

Apple helps develop carbon-free aluminium

It says this significantly improves the sustainability of what is a key material in many of its most popular products

Daisy – Apple’s new iPhone recycling robot

It extracts components for other uses which traditional recyclers cannot

Apple goes 100% green

The technology firm now gets all of its power from clean sources

Apple issues $1bn green bond for clean energy

Apple has issued a $1 billion (£0.8bn) green bond to finance clean energy and environmental projects. It comes a year after its first green bond of $1.5 billion (£1.2bn) – the largest from a US corporation – and follows Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate deal. The technology giant said its […]

Apple hints at greener future

Apple hopes to one day stop using mined materials and make its products 100% recyclable. That’s according to the technology giant’s annual environment report, which says the firm is looking into ways to cut out the presence of metals and toxic rare materials such as tungsten, tantalum, gold and cobalt from its devices. The firm […]

Apple goes green in China

Apple has announced new steps to secure its supply chain is 100% green in China. The technology giant will power all of its glass production in the country by renewable energy by the end of 2018. Its glass supplier Lens Technology, has committed to run all Apple’s operation with clean energy. Lens Technolgy will use wind […]

Apple gets green light to sell solar energy

Apple has been granted permission to sell energy from its $850 million (£645m) solar farm. Last Thursday, energy officials in Washington DC said the company could sell power from the site in California at market prices. The technology firm bought the 2,900 acre, 130MW facility last year. According to Apple, renewable energy generated at the Monterey […]

Apple and Amazon among firms backing Obama’s emissions plan

Four technology giants have shown their support for US President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CCP). The CCP aims to reduce carbon emissions from power plants by 32% by 2030 but it was blocked by the Supreme Court in February. Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft have sent a document called ‘Amicus Brief’ to the US Court backing […]