• Committed to transitioning entire supply chain to 100% renewable electricity by 2030, 71 manufacturing partners in 17 countries signed up to 100% renewable electricity for Apple production – saving over 14.3 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent annually, the equivalent of taking over 3 million cars off the road each year;
• Advocates for supportive policies and access to cost-effective renewables in more challenging markets such as the Republic of Korea, Vietnam and Japan.
Apple’s Vice President of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson appeared in a video to tout Apple’s commitment to be responsible for the way it makes its products and their impacts on the planet.
Apple joined RE100 which is a global group of influential companies and organizations sharing commitments to be environmentally friendly in 2016. Other companies in the global initiative include Google, Microsoft, Adobe, Nike, and countless others.
“Apple is committed to running on 100 percent renewable energy, and we’re happy to stand beside other companies that are working toward the same effort,” said Jackson. “We’re excited to share the industry-leading work we’ve been doing to drive renewable energy into the manufacturing supply chain, and look forward to partnering with RE100 to advocate for clean-energy policies around the world.”Lisa Jackson in 2016