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Apple’s new programs to reduce the carbon footprint of its manufacturers in China

Manzana is increasing its investments in clean energy in China. The company plans build solar installations in the northern, eastern and southern regions of the country with a capacity of more than 200 megawatts (equivalent to the annual consumption of more than 265,000 Chinese households), which will begin to supply your supply chain.

In addition, he is going to launch a new initiative to make its suppliers in China more efficient and use clean energy in their activitiess, and will work with them to install more than 2 gigawatts of additional clean power in the coming years. It will also recommend practices for the supply of clean energy and the installation of high-performance renewable energy plants, in addition to offering practical assistance to various suppliers in areas such as energy efficiency audits, regulations and cooperation for the development of new projects.

As part of this program, Foxconn to build solar power plantsStarting with Henan Province, they will reach a capacity of 400 megawatts by 2018. This company has committed to generating the same amount of clean energy that its Zhengzhou factory consumes for the final production of the iPhone.

These initiatives are part of its efforts to preserve the environment, promoting clean energy. Today, the company uses renewable energy for 100% of its activities in China and the United States, and for more than 87 percent of the total his activities around the world.

The firm has also announced the completion of several solar plants with a total capacity of 40 megawatts in Sichuan province. These facilities produce more electricity than all Apple offices and stores in China consume, so activities in the Asian country will not generate a carbon footprint.