Greenpeace praises Apple for eco merits

Greenpeace praises Apple for eco meritsApple has been found to be the most environmentally friendly of the world's largest tech companies, according to a study by Greenpeace.

Environmental organization Greenpeace on Tuesday picked Apple as the tech company that for the third consecutive year had made the biggest effort to reduce its ecological impact.

According to a study "Clicking Green," Apple was credited with playing "a catalytic role within its IT supply chain, pushing other IT data center and cloud operators … to follow its lead in powering operations with renewable energy."

Greenpeace said the energy footprint of the global IT sector currently accounted for only 7 percent of global electricity needs.

The Greenpeace study said Apple's clean energy index - based on power demand estimates and the use of renewables to meet this demand - was now 83 percent, putting it ahead of the pack. Facebook came in second, with an energy index of 67 percent, followed by Google (56 percent).

Greenpeace put Amazon's web service AWS as a negative example which is the global leader in cloud computing that also provides services for Netflix, Pinterest and Spotify.

The report said Netflix had not given any public commitment to renewable energy at all. It is reported not to have regularly provided energy consumption data and information on greenhouse gas emissions,as well as details on the energy mix for its global operations.
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