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Analysis and Synthesis of the Environmental Progress of Apple Inc. from 2008 to 2022

Zihao Chen * 1
1 Shandong University

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Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences, Vol. 27, 97-103
Published 10 November 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Zihao Chen. Analysis and Synthesis of the Environmental Progress of Apple Inc. from 2008 to 2022. AEMPS (2023) Vol. 27: 97-103. DOI: 10.54254/2754-1169/27/20231220.

Abstract

Apple Inc. has been committed to environmental sustainability since its beginnings and has made considerable strides toward those objectives throughout the years. The company has been aiming to reduce the total amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) released throughout the production, transportation, and disposal of all of their products since 2006. Up to 95% of all emissions come from the electronic industry, including its production, distribution, use, and disposal. Greenhouse gas emissions from Apple's operations are just 5% of the company's total, in contrast to the 100% from its products. Apple Inc. claims it would be vigilant in tracking how its operations affect the planet. In order to ensure that all of its locations are up to par with regulations and industry norms, it has created an EHS management system. This paper details the environmental effect of Apple's facilities, including Apple Retail Stores, describes the measures being taken to lessen the company's impact on the environment, and sums up Apple's most noteworthy environmental accomplishments from 2008 to 2022. The GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (G3) were considered over the course of this research.

Keywords

electronic industry, Apple Inc., environmental progress, greenhouse gas emissions

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Economic Management and Green Development
ISBN (Print)
978-1-83558-075-2
ISBN (Online)
978-1-83558-076-9
Published Date
10 November 2023
Series
Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences
ISSN (Print)
2754-1169
ISSN (Online)
2754-1177
DOI
10.54254/2754-1169/27/20231220
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© 2023 The Author(s)
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