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Apple details carbon footprint, environmental progress

Apple has published its carbon footprint for 2011, as well as spelling out some of the details of its North Carolina data center.

Apple unveils supplier names with 2012 responsibility report

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.

Facebook unfriends coal, friends Greenpeace in clean energy campaign

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 in Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics

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

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 offers to talk with Chinese environmental group

Apple wants to meet with a Chinese environmental group that accuses the company's suppliers of polluting the environment.

Apple suppliers accused of environmental damage

Environmental groups in China criticized Apple on Wednesday, alleging that it is employing suppliers that are damaging the environment and threatening the lives of residents

Apple releases 2011 Supplier Responsibility report

Apple has released a new Supplier Responsibility report, which offers details of the audits, employee training, and disciplinary measures that the company is using to improve working conditions among its suppliers and manufacturers.

Amid outcry, Apple says it monitors work conditions in China

Apple restated its pledge to provide safe working conditions for workers assembling of its products after environmental groups in China released a report critical of the company.

Apple criticized by Chinese environmental groups

Apple has come under fire in China, where a group accuses the company of not doing enough to ensure environmental and safety standards in its supply chain.