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Apple initiatives

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APPLE PLANS TO BUY 1 MILLION ACRES OF CHINESE FORESTS

Apple plans to buy more than 1 million acres of forest in China to further expand its renewable energy programme.
A new multi-year project with WWF is designed to protect responsibly-managed working forests which provide fiber for pulp, paper and wood products.

Apple’s goal is to achieve a net-zero impact on the world’s supply of sustainable virgin fiber for its product packaging and power all its operations worldwide on 100% renewable energy.

Apple also intends to expand its industry-leading renewable energy projects to manufacturing facilities in China. Apple has launched its first major solar project in China. Solar installations in Sichuan Province will generate far more energy than needed to power all of Apple’s corporate offices and retail stores in China.

Read the full article: Arnfinn Oines

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.