Sustainability is becoming more fundamental across all industries nowadays. These companies, in no particular order, have been doing everything they can to be more eco-friendly.
In Apple's recent Environmental Progress Report, they reported that over 100 of their suppliers have committed to using 100% renewable energy in addition to developing products with a lower carbon footprint. This includes using low-carbon aluminum, reducing the use of fluorinated gases, as well as avoiding the use of conflict minerals like tin, tungsten, and tantalum.
Adidas has reduced 55% carbon emissions, 48% water consumption, and 50% waste diversion, as well as 80% paper consumption. Additionally, Adidas has also implemented environmental standards across all of their operations.
Axe, a brand of male grooming products owned by the British company Unilever has committed to reaching net-zero emissions by 2039 and pledged to the 1.5°C climate change commitment. Additionally, they aim to halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025, and all Axe packaging is either fully recyclable or at least includes recycled materials.
Samsung, a well-known home appliances and gadget brand, is invested in changing the use of plastic within the development of its products and packaging, instead refocusing on recycled paper and bio-based materials.
Overall, the company aims to lower its carbon footprint, and in order to achieve this goal, the brand is starting by using 100% renewable energy throughout its U.S. production and operational facilities.