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.
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 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.
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 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.