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Apple Inc.

„Think different“

US

147100

Apple Inc. about sustainability
  • Website: http://www.apple.com
  • Industry: Information and Communication
  • Headquarters: Cupertino
  • Founded: 1976

Our sustainability statement:
Science drives our environmental strategy. Our ambitions—including our commitment to carbon neutrality by 2030—are defined by data. And so are the three pillars of our strategy: climate change, resources, and smarter chemistry

Goals

We will get there by reducing our emissions by 75 percent compared to 2015, and then investing in carbon removal solutions for the remaining emissions. We want to create products with net zero carbon impact by 2030.

We aim to make products and packaging using only recycled or renewable materials. At the same time, we’re committed to stewarding water resources and sending zero waste to landfill. We reduced our energy use by 13.9 million kilowatt-hours through efficiency efforts implemented in fiscal year 2020. Our Prineville data center is the first Apple facility to receive TRUE certification—meaning more than 90 % of its waste is sent to recycling or composting.

Achievements

2021

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2021

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2020

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2020

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2020

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2019

cdp_climate_change

2019

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2018

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2018

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2017

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2017

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2017

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2016

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2016

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2016

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2015

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2015

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2015

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2014

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2014

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2013

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2013

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2012

cdp_climate_change

2012

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2011

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2011

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2010

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2010

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Culture & Values

Electricity from renewables Attention towards gender diversity Sustainability measurement Existing sustainability strategy Sustainability Officer Promoting bike travel

Sustainability reports
Frequently asked questions

In June 2013, Apple CEO Tim Cook appointed Lisa P. Jackson as Vice President, Environmental Initiatives.

Yes. We break down our scope 1 and 2 emissions, natural gas use, and electricity use for select geographies in our 2021 Environmental Progress Report.

Yes. We obtain third-party verification for our scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions, as well as our energy use, paper use, water withdrawal, and waste for our data centers, offices, and retail.
Efforts, Achievements & Metrics

2021 rating value: Not Scored

2021 rating value: Not Scored

2020 rating value: A

2020 rating value: F

2020 metric value: 1000

2019 rating value: A

2019 rating value: F

2018 rating value: A

2018 rating value: F

2017 rating value: A

2017 rating value: Not available, Not available

2017 rating value: F

2016 rating value: A

2016 rating value: Not available, Not available

2016 rating value: F

2015 rating value: Climate Change: A, Disclosure Score: 100

2015 rating value: Not available, Not available

2015 rating value: Not available

2014 rating value: Climate Change: A, Disclosure Score: 99

2014 rating value: Not applicable

2013 rating value: Not applicable

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2011 rating value: Not applicable

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2010 rating value: Not scored

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