Apple has announced today that it is partnering with the World Wildlife Fund in China to protect and create sustainable forests that produce paper for its product packaging. The company also intends to expand its renewable energy projects to manufacturing facilities in China.
Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of Environmental Initiatives, said the following:
Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, also weighed in with his comment, saying the following:
Lo Sze Ping, Chief Executive Officer for WWF China, also cared to share his point of view
The announcement comes three weeks after Apple launched its first major solar project in China. Apple will partner with a number of Chinese companies on its expansion of renewable energy projects. Apple will be able to generate up to 80 million kilowatt-hours per year of clean energy which is enough to power 61,000 Chinese homes, according to Apple.