Apple announced on Wednesday that an increasing number of its suppliers are committing to using renewable energy in the production of its products, including iPhones and Macs.
According to Reuters, the company reported that its suppliers are supporting 13 gigawatts of active renewable energy projects, up from 10 gigawatts last year.
The company said, “Apple suppliers have made commitments to support an eventual total of 20 gigawatts of projects, up from a total of 16 gigawatts a year before.”
It was reported that Apple’s own operations have been carbon-neutral since 2020, the company has set a goal of making its entire global supply chain carbon-neutral by 2030.
Several of Apple’s major suppliers, such as Foxconn, have been participating in Apple’s clean energy program since 2019.
Apple also revealed that 250 of its suppliers have pledged to use renewable energy for the production of its products, which is an increase from the 213 suppliers that made the same pledge in the previous year.
These 250 suppliers represent approximately 85% of Apple’s direct manufacturing spending.
About 70 suppliers have made commitments to use clean energy for Apple production in China, which is an increase from the 55 suppliers that made the same pledge last year, according to the company.