Apple Greens Supply Chain With More 100% Renewables Commitments

By [email protected] Apple today announced that another nine of its suppliers have committed to using 100 percent renewable energy for their work connected to the tech giant, bringing the total to 23 companies.

Apple hit its 100 percent renewables target for its own operations in April of last year. Now it’s expanding to what it calls “Scope 3” emissions: those incorporated in a company’s value chain. Manufacturing accounts for 74 percent of Apple’s carbon footprint, the company said.

Colin Smith, a senior solar analyst at Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, said Apple’s move is part of a larger trend of pushing affiliated companies to

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