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Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, Inc., is an American multinational corporation that designs and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company’s best-known hardware products are the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad.

Data centers, like this Google facility in Dalles, Oregon, may be using more energy than reported, a new study finds.

New Data Debunks Some Data Centers’ Clean Energy Claims

Recent claims by owners of large data centers that a large part of their operations are powered by renewable energy have skeptics coming…
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Your Smartphone May Be Linked to Child Labor

Amnesty International found child labor in the supply chains of 16 multinational tech companies, including Apple, Samsung, Daimler and Microsoft.
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Apple’s White-Male Board Votes Down Diversity Proposal

Despite an outward commitment to diversity, when push comes to shove, Apple's white- and male-dominated leadership isn't willing to give up its seats…
Is your Netflix habit killing the planet?

Clicking the Way To a Clean Power Future

If the World Wide Web were a country, its energy consumption would rank sixth in the world.
Ranking at No. , CVS Health made the bold move to ditch tobacco sales, even if it meant losing out on  approximately $2 billion annually.

7 Pioneer Companies Shaking Up Sustainability

Read how seven companies are transforming business, and sending strong messages to shareholders and consumers about sustainability.
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Google Buses Symbolize A Tale of Two Cities

Coined “Google buses,” the long-haul commuter shuttles (most operated by third-party vendors) transport Google, Facebook, Apple, Yahoo and other tech employees day-in and…
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Individual Investors Can Now Divest From Fossil Fuels with One ETF

A new exchange-traded fund offers investors a means to match their portfolios with their values backed by data. And get this, it's outperformed…
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Companies, Communities Step Up to Inspire Nations to Help Syrian Refugees

If Nova Scotia's Mi'kaq First Nations are successful in their petition to the Canadian government, the island of Cape Breton will be a…
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Big-Time Companies Hop Aboard the Climate Pledge

Thirteen well-known companies have signed President Barack Obama’s climate pledge, each promising to tackle environmental issues in its particular field. Here are their…
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Apple Forges Historic Partnership on Forests

Apple is making waves in conservation and green energy as well as Internet and computing technology. On April 16, Apple and the Conservation…
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Even Apple Gaming Apps Reveal Tech is Still a Boy’s World

One 12-year-old girl, writing in an op-ed for the Washington Post, shows how bias against women in the tech sector is even showing…
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Apple Invests $3 Billion in Solar Energy

“We know that climate change is real,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said. “Our view is that the time for talk has passed, and…
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Data Center Renewables Starting to Have a Ripple Effect

Data center advocacy has moved tech companies to renewable energy at an alarming rate. In some cases, it even helped change laws.
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Note to Tim Cook: We Need Corporate Action, Not Another ‘It Gets Better’ Story

If you’re going to take a stand on a social issue – with all of Apple’s power and might – make it matter!
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CDP Connects Climate Action and Financial Results

The CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014, from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is good news for those who see a financial…