Apple today released the its latest Supplier Responsibility Progress Report. In 2018, all iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, AirPods and HomePod assembly plants have received UL Zero Waste To Landfill certification, saving billions of gallons of water, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The company also ensured that employees receive full workforce rights, and people comes first before everything else
“We are constantly raising the bar for ourselves and our suppliers because we are committed to the people who make our products possible as well as the planet we all share. This year, we’re proud to give more people an opportunity to advance their education. Working alongside our suppliers, we’re challenging ourselves to find new ways to keep our planet healthy for future generations. Our goal has always been not just to drive progress in our supply chain, but to drive meaningful change across the industry.”
The report goes on by mentioning how Apple products are manufactured all over the world. From mining to resource recycling, work with suppliers at every stage of the supply chain to ensure that the requirements set for employees and communities are met. In 2018, Apple conducted 1049 supplier evaluations in 45 countries and regions. Click here to view the report (PDF) in-depth.