A high-profile user departs Instagram, Apple wants its day in court, and Greenpeace quizzes a couple of giants about their energy hygiene.
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Apple on Wednesday contested claims from Greenpeace that its North Carolina data center will be mostly coal powered.
Apple and a Chinese environmental group plan to jointly audit one of the company's supplier factories in China. The move could lead to more open inspections of Apple's suppliers for pollution concerns.
Apple has published its carbon footprint for 2011, as well as spelling out some of the details of its North Carolina data center.
As part of its annual report on worker protections and factory conditions, Apple has published a list of its production suppliers for the first time. The release is tied into Apple joining the Fair Labor Association, which will audit Apple's supply chain in the coming year.
Greenpeace International has ended a long-running campaign calling on Facebook to "unfriend coal" as a source of energy for its data centers, after Facebook agreed to promote clean and renewable energy.
Apple moves up to fourth place in Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics. The latest guide to greener PCs, TVs, and mobile phones recognizes the efforts Hewlett-Packard and Dell have made to clean up their supply chain, catapulting them up the rankings
Apple held talks with Chinese environmental groups earlier this month after the U.S. tech giant was criticized for using manufacturers accused of polluting the environment in China.
Apple wants to meet with a Chinese environmental group that accuses the company's suppliers of polluting the environment.