Technology giant eyes full renewable electricity supply by 2025, while food group sets same goal for US operations and financial services firm claims to have already reached it globally.
The pledge comes one month after competitor Repsol outlined the same long-term commitment at COP25.
The furniture giant says half of the investment package will go towards efforts to ensure production operations are powered entirely by renewable energy.
Deal to procure 1.6GW of renewables worldwide will see Silicon Valley giant purchase 720MW of PV in the US, 160MW in Denmark and 125MW from Chilean solar-plus-wind hybrid.
Apple is establishing a US$300 million fund with ten of its suppliers to deploy around 1GW of renewable energy capacity in the country.
Legacy PC enterprise Microsoft has announced a new commitment to run its data centres on 50% clean energy sources by 2018.
The US arm of the international cosmetics giant L'Oréal has announced plans for two large-scale solar projects in Arkansas and Kentucky.
Lockheed Martin has signed a solar power purchase agreement (PPA) with Duke Energy in the US for energy from an 80MW power plant in North Carolina.