Apple receives poor energy rating
Climate Counts considers information made publicly available during the scoring period but is unable to evaluate information not also accessible to the general public. Information that must be specifically requested of companies by consumers and other stakeholders does not meet Climate Counts’ standard for public information.”
The annual scorecard is aimed at consumers, rather than enterprise, with the hope that they can affect the behavior of companies. Apple scored a zero in several categories that were assessed, including stating goals for dealing with greenhouse gases. It did, however, do well in a pair of fields, including educating employees about reducing their own carbon footprints.