DuPont Joins Apple’s Supplier Clean Energy Program

DuPont has announced it has joined Apple’s Supplier Clean Energy Program. By participating in the program, DuPont has committed to use 100 percent renewable electricity, including renewable energy credits (RECs) in its  manufacture of all products for Apple – a key milestone in achieving renewable electricity and climate stewardship goals outlined in DuPont’s 2030 Sustainability Goals. “DuPont is proud to join Apple’s Supplier Clean Energy Program,” said Jon Kemp, President, DuPont Electronics & Industrial. “Together, we are working to support a transition to clean energy and are positively addressing climate…

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Apple expands the use of recycled materials across its products

Apple has released new details on the increased use of recycled content across its products. For the first time, the company introduced certified recycled gold, and more than doubled the use of recycled tungsten, rare earth elements, and cobalt. Nearly 20 percent of all material used in Apple products in 2021 was recycled, the highest-ever use of recycled content. Apple released new details on this progress, its recycling innovation efforts, and clean energy in its 2022 Environmental Progress Report. The company also shared new ways customers can celebrate Earth Day,…

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Apple helps suppliers rapidly accelerate renewable energy use around the world

Apple has announced that its suppliers more than doubled their use of clean power over the last year, with over 10 gigawatts operational today out of nearly 16 gigawatts in total commitments in the coming years. In 2021, these renewable projects avoided 13.9 million metric tons of carbon emissions. The projects online today will support greenhouse gas reductions equivalent to removing 3 million cars from the road for one year. Apple is constantly working with its global supply chain to accelerate and support its transition to clean energy. As of…

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Apple launches $50 million Supplier Employee Development Fund

Apple has announced a $50 million Supplier Employee Development Fund that will expand access to learning opportunities and skills development. The fund also includes new and expanded partnerships with leading rights advocates, universities, and nonprofits to drive Apple’s ongoing work to empower supplier employees and drive improvements in knowledge of and respect for workplace rights across industries. As part of the new $50 million commitment, and building on Apple’s long history in the space, the company is working alongside supply chain partners to amplify worker voice. That includes supporting the…

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Apple’s $4.7B in Green Bonds support innovative green technology

Investments from Apple’s $4.7 billion in Green Bonds have helped jump-start the development of new low-carbon manufacturing and recycling technologies, the company announced today. Apple has issued three Green Bonds since 2016, with projects showcasing how the investments can reduce global emissions and bring clean power to communities around the world. As part of this work, Apple is purchasing direct carbon-free aluminium following a major advancement in smelting technology to reduce emissions. The aluminium is the first to be manufactured at industrial scale outside of a laboratory without creating any direct carbon emissions…

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