Apple's Environmental Sustainability Profile and Analysis:
On Apple's website for their sustainability initiatives, they say their plan is Planet-Sized. It's clear that sustainability is very important to them.
Every year since 2011, Apple has gotten more and more energy from renewable sources and used less and less fossil fuels
In 2019, Apple's Carbon Emissions were 25.1 Million Metric Tons of CO2. As the graph shows, most of the emissions comes from product manufacturing.
Since Apple's peak for Carbon Emissions in 2015, the numbers have gone down. By 2030, with investments in sustainable energy and sustainable technology, Apple will be Emission-Free.
They are Committed to being Carbon Neutral by 2030.
$300 Million invested in Renewable Energy
Stores, Offices, and Data Centers 100% Powered by Renewable Energy
In 2019, Apple Made their Offices 18% more Energy Efficient
Apple Innovates 83% of their Sustainable Technology
Apple Emitted 25.1 Million Tons of Carbon in 2019
Apple Invests in Carbon Removal Technologies that Suck CO2 Out of the Air
Estimated to Remove 1-2 Million Metric Tons of Carbon per year
In an effort to get to zero net waste, Apple has created a model that shows how that will be achieved.
They are Committed to Producing Zero Waste for Landfills
In 2019, Apple Recycled 49,000 Metric Tons of e-Waste
iPhone 12 is made of 99% Recycled Materials
Apple Created a Robot to Take Apart Apple Devices for Reuse
Since 2015, Apple's packaging has gotten better the the environment every year. They have used less and less plastic and made use of more recycled materials.
Apple Has Frustration Free, Environmentally Conscious Packaging
Packaging Made up of Mostly Recycled Fiber
Packaging Reduced from 21% Plastic to 8% in 4 Years
Apple Tries their Best to Use Environmentally-Friendly Materials and Chemicals. But, Some Harmful Materials Are Used
Apple Selects Materials (in part) Based on their Environmental Impacts
Apple Limits the Hazardous Chemicals in their Products. But, Some Are Still Used
Apple Uses Ore in their Products. The Extraction of Ore Creates Pollutants.
Apple Uses their Vast Resources to Create Real, Environmental Change
Apple Supports Green Policy
Apple Invests Hundreds of Millions o Dollars in Green Tech
Apple Has Many Employees Hired to Tackle Climate Change