In the summer of 2020, Apple set a lofty goal of achieving carbon neutrality for its supply chain and products by 2030. Apple, which is estimated to have 1.8 billion devices in operation worldwide , is a major cog in the global consumer machine. The company is asking its top 200 manufacturing partners to decarbonize operations related to the production of Apple devices. These measures also call on manufacturers to power their Apple-related operations with 100% renewable energy.
To ensure the goal of a carbon-neutral ecosystem is achieved by 2030, Apple has set up a task force to “track and audit annual progress” among global vendors, according to an announcement from the company. company on Tuesday. Apple has already reduced its total emissions by 40% since 2015 and is currently offering its suppliers a series of training and educational resources as part of its clean energy program.
In other news, Sony just released the A7R V mirrorless camera, which features 61-megapixel resolution and a new Bionz XR processor. The Bionz XR processor enables the camera to capture 8K 24p video and facilitates improved AI autofocus and shake reduction. The new A7R V is expected to hit the market in December and will cost $3,900.
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