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Foxconn pledges 20% emissions cut by 2025 in Earth Day goals

Apple supplier's environmental road map calls for 50% green energy by 2030

Foxconn aims to recycle 60% of plastic across all its sites worldwide, and set up monitoring systems for wastewater discharge and air quality. (AFP/Jiji)

TAIPEI -- Apple iPhone assembler Foxconn on Friday set specific milestones toward reaching its target of net zero emissions by 2050, as part of a broader package of long-term sustainability goals released for Earth Day.

Taiwan-based Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry, said it will look to reduce emissions 21% from 2020 levels by 2025 and 63% by 2035. The company also aims to generate at least 50% of its energy from green sources by 2030, and noted that it has already been adopting solar power and improving the efficiency of its equipment in recent years.

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