This report analyzes Big Tech’s climate policy influence since January 2021. Following the inauguration of a new, climate-focused administration in the US, alongside new warnings from the IPCC and IEA on the need for drastic climate action, one might expect to see an increase in US corporate climate policy engagement. This does not appear to be the case among Big Tech companies, whose collective climate advocacy has fallen since the start of the new year.
Research by InfluenceMap reveals the California based tech giant's pledges on the use of renewable energy are backed up by its calls to policy makers to push through ambitious climate change policy and legislation. Apple tops our current scoring with its recent support of ambitious climate policy and is the first to score an "A" in our system.