Xiaomi printed its Sustainability Report for 2020, which fits past the environmentally-conscious measures undertaken by the corporate, it additionally addresses privateness, COVID-19 and earthquakes.
The packaging for the Xiaomi Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro collection comprises 60% much less plastic than earlier retail packages. The goal for the European market is cut back plastic use for packaging even additional, which Xiaomi believes it could obtain by the top of the 12 months.
Xiaomi has a program in China that enables customers to ship their previous units for recycling or accountable disposal. Beginning in March this program was prolonged to a number of European international locations as properly: Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands. It will broaden additional, the objective is to have the ability to gather and recycle all Xiaomi merchandise in China, Europe and India.
Xiaomi is supporting the event of an early warning system for earthquakes. Smartphones working MIUI 11 and later in addition to Mi TVs can notify their homeowners of an earthquake inside seconds of it occurring and they’re going to present details about the closest emergency shelter, emergency contact particulars, medical and rescue info.
That is already operational in China, final 12 months the Xiaomi MIUI Earthquake Alert system detected 29 earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 and above and ship out greater than 9.4 million alerts. Quickly this function shall be obtainable in different international locations as properly.
In March 2020 Xiaomi donated tens of 1000’s of FFP3 masks to the Italian authorities. By the top of the 12 months, it had donated 2.7 million masks globally, in addition to tens of 1000’s of disposable gloves and protecting fits. And for the children in Spain who needed to research at dwelling, the corporate donated 1,000 smartphones. By July 15 2020 the Beijing Xiaomi Basis had donated medical provides value CNY 5.9 million ($854,000) to 14 international locations, together with Italy, Spain, Japan, Korea, Indonesia and Myanmar.
You may learn the complete 30-page report here.