As announced earlier this mth, Apple has recently achieved a major, lg-standing envirmental goal, with 100 percent of its operatis worldwide powered by renewable energy. Apple has also cvinced 23 of its suppliers to commit to using 100% renewable energy until now.
These efforts have allowed Apple to reduce its total carb footprint in 2017. During the year, Apple was respsible for 27 , 5 milli tnes of greenhouse gases, compared with 29.5 milli tnes in 2016.
Through its unwavering commitment to renewable energy, to improving energy efficiency and reducing emissis of aluminum, Apple has reduced its emissis by 54% globally. 66% of Apple's renewable energy comes from Apple's own projects.
During the year 2017, Apple has been working to improve the energy efficiency of its facilities around the world, including Apple stores. Improvements were made to LED lighting, heating, ventilati and air cditiing systems, resulting in overall power savings of 3.7 milli kilowatt hours per year.
The overall energy footprint of Apple was reduced by 14.7 milli kWh and 225,000 therms in 2017 and, combined with other measures of Efficiency implemented since 2011, Apple saves 70 milli kWh of electricity and 2.4 milli natural thermals. gas per year. The company has also worked directly with its suppliers to audit facilities and find opportunities for improved energy efficiency, with the program saving 320,000 metric ts of C02e per year from the atmosphere in 2017 .
Today's envirmental report highlights the latest recycling of Apple …