Apple has issued a “green bond” of $1 billion for financing renewable energy after the decision of trump on the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement. This is stated in an official statement, “Apple” giant.
New bond issue was designed to show that the iPhone maker remains committed to Paris agreement, said the Vice-President of Apple’s environmental issues, policies, and social initiatives Lisa Jackson.
“Leadership from the business community is essential to address the threat of climate change and the protection of our common planet” – leads TASS words of the top Manager.
The maturity of these bonds in 2027. Apple proceeds will Finance renewable energy, energy efficiency and in the supply chain of their products, and the creation of safer materials for their products.
Apple CEO Tim cook, like many other representatives of major American companies directly addressed to the President of the United States Donald Trump asking to keep the United States in the Paris agreement, the Agency said.
This is the second “green bonds” issued by Apple. Last year, the American computer electronics giant issued the following bonds for $1.5 billion and sent the proceeds to activities in the field of renewable energy.
June 1, the President of the United States Donald trump formally announced its withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement by one of their key election promises. Trump said that the demands to combat global warming will lead to the loss of millions of jobs and billions of dollars. Trump’s decision was criticized by the leaders of the IT industry, including Apple CEO Tim cook.