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CII, CCP to ink smart city MoU – The Times of India

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Keen to help the capital city improve its chances in the national smart city mission challenge, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has decided to handhold Goa through the preparatory phase of the centre’s flagship programme. CII is in the process of signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the corporation of the city of […]

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Huawei works towards building a greener and better connected world with Energy Efficiency Summit 2015

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei works towards building a greener and better connected world with Energy Efficiency Summit 2015

Huawei yesterday hosted the Energy Efficiency Summit under the theme “Together Building a Greener and Better Connected World” in Melbourne, Australia. The event provided a platform for the industry to share experiences of telecom energy, discuss industry development trends, and seek and refine key drivers for energy efficiency and sustainable cost reduction in the ICT […]

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GreenTouch says it can cut mobile net energy by 10,000x

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
GreenTouch says it can cut mobile net energy by 10,000x

GreenTouch, the green telecom organisation founded by Alcatel-Lucent’s Bell Labs, announced that its members and partners have developed ways to cut mobile infrastructure energy consumption by as much as 10,000 times, compared to today’s networks. Five years after its foundation, GreenTouch unveiled a set of new tools, technologies, and architectures to improve the energy efficiency […]

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How ICT can help address climate change: Verizon

| June 12, 2015
How ICT can help address climate change: Verizon

Verizon’s Chris Lloyd talks about how the company supports the worldwide efforts to address global warming, and how the company’s communications solutions have empowered customers to significantly reduce their CO2 emissions. Green ICT applications can result in significant savings in carbon emissions, says Verizon’s global corporate citizenship executive Chris Lloyd, who is also vice chair […]

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Greenpeace “clicking green” report revisit

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Greenpeace “clicking green” report revisit

Above is a great visualisation of the carbon profile of the Internet’s hosting infrastructure from Greenpeace’s Clicking Green report. The data presents the level of renewable energy usage by the companies that deliver most of the applications and services, i.e. Apple, Google, Facebook, etc, and those that provide the physical locations to host those applications […]

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ICT technologies central to meeting climate challenge – International Chamber of Commerce

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
ICT technologies central to meeting climate challenge – International Chamber of Commerce

A major gathering of businesses and policymakers—held alongside the ongoing UN climate talks in Bonn—has heard how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can play a central role in tackling climate change. The International Chamber of Commerce has put its backing into ICT technologies that combat climate change – both causes and effect of global warming, […]

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Scientists start $150 billion clean energy program

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Scientists start $150 billion clean energy program

Scientists have launched a US$150 billion project – self-described as this century’s moon-landing challenge – aimed to reducing the cost of new build renewable energy plants to lower than new build coal power plants by as early as 2020. The 10-year program, aptly named Global Apollo Programme to Combat Climate Change, will research renewables, energy […]

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Huawei accelerates supply chain CO2 reductions

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei accelerates supply chain CO2 reductions

Huawei reduced its global carbon emissions in 2014 after membership in its green supplier program expanded five-fold last year, according to the company’s 2014 Sustainability Report. Released today at a conference on the future of sustainable supply chains, the report sets out Huawei’s philosophy and describes its achievements in bridging the digital divide, supporting stable […]

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Ericsson Sustainability report recognized as best in Sweden

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ericsson Sustainability report recognized as best in Sweden

Ericsson has been awarded a prestigious prize for Best Sustainability Report in Sweden by the national organization FAR, which represents about 6,000 accounting professionals. FAR is the professional institute for authorized public accountants, approved public accountants and other highly qualified professionals in the accountancy sector in Sweden. The 2014 Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report – […]

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Report: Triple investment in clean energy to $1.2 trillion – Yahoo News

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new report calls for investment in clean energy to be tripled to $1.2 trillion annually through 2030 to give more than one billion people worldwide access to electricity and help prevent global warming. Source: Report: Triple investment in clean energy to $1.2 trillion – Yahoo News

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