According to DigiTimes, Apple’s stringent environmental targets are putting pressure on companies in the global supply chain.
DigiTimes says Apple’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2030 is putting pressure on its supply chain, with major suppliers such as TSMC scrambling to meet the company’s demands. TSMC was making little progress towards its goal, so it was forced to take more decisive action to meet its environmental goals.
TSMC supplies all of Apple’s chips for the Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad and Mac. Society would be concerned about the high cost of carbon neutrality. In addition, he has a lot of difficulty buying enough “green energy”. Despite this, TSMC believes this goal is one of the keys to staying competitive for years to come.
For this reason, TSMC urges the several hundred factories in Taiwan, which depend on TSMC for orders, to reduce their carbon footprint by using energy from renewable sources. TSMC previously announced a target of reducing its supply chain energy consumption by 20% by 2030 and has now warned suppliers that they could lose orders if their manufacturing processes are not considered to be environmentally friendly enough in the future.