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Leading tech firms make CDP 2105 Climate A List

| November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Leading tech firms make CDP 2105 Climate A List

The Carbon Disclosure Project has named its A List companies for 2015. The A List represents companies that were graded ‘A’ for their climate change mitigation and reporting efforts for the past year – basically scoring 85 out 100 in the CDP grading. In addition, companies will have to score maximum points for reducing emissions […]

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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 says YouTube, Netflix are destroyer of the environment because we love streaming so much…

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

As we all know by now, Netflix and YouTube are bad for the environment because they make us get online and watch more cat videos and obscure movies that you would never watch if you had to pay the full price of a theater ticket. “The rapid transition to streaming video models, as well as […]

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Ericsson Targets 30% Per Employee CO2 Emissions Cut

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ericsson Targets 30% Per Employee CO2 Emissions Cut

In a video launch of Ericsson’s 2014 corporate sustainability report, Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, head of Ericsson sustainability and corporate responsibility, says the company is on track to meet its five-year goal to reduce CO2 emissions per employee by 30 percent. Source: Ericsson Targets 30% Per Employee CO2 Emissions Cut · Environmental Leader · Environmental Management & […]

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We might be facing doom in 30 years – IPCC report

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The world might have to face catastrophic climate change threats in 30 years because global warming would have risen the Earth’s temperature by more than 2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels, according to a new report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report says that to keep global temperatures within the […]

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Facebook offers real-time PUE readings for two DCs

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ever since data centre energy efficiency made headlines for the amount of power they consumed, and the amount of carbon emissions they generated, major content providers like Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, and many others have stepped up their efforts to be more transparent when it comes to the environmental profile of their data centre infrastructure. […]

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KPN, FT, top CDP Global 500 telecoms list for 2012

| September 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
KPN, FT, top CDP Global 500 telecoms list for 2012

The 2012 Carbon Disclosure Project report has pegged Koninklijke KPN and France Telecom as the top carbon performers in the telecoms industry. Both operators were awarded an “A”, with KPN scoring 94 and France Telecom scoring 89 out of a total score of 100 in the Global 500 CDP report for 2012. An A score […]

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Nokia, Vodafone develop new carbon reducing antenna solution

| July 30, 2009 | 0 Comments
Nokia, Vodafone develop new carbon reducing antenna solution

Nokia and Vodafone claim that they have developed a new antenna solution that will help operators improve cost efficiencies in their mobile network and reduce overall carbon emissions. The so-called, Active Antenna solution was successfully tested by the two companies as part of a recently announced initiative called, the Nokia Siemens Networks Innovation Centre, or […]

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Tandberg's 10 tips to reduce emissions

| April 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

Video communications can reduce the need for travel by 30%, says Tandberg, who has published a list of 10 applications that businesses can implement to reduce their carbon emissions. According to Tandberg, its 1,400 employees conduct more than 75,000 video conferencing and telepresence calls monthly. That’s a staggering 53 calls per employee per month, or […]

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Full transcript: Interview with Sun Microsystems Asia Pacific CTO Angus MacDonald

| August 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

Green Telecom talks to Sun Microsystems Asia Pacific CTO Angus MacDonald on the company’s motivations behind its annual carbon reporting survey of Australian businesses, the company’s internal environmental strategy, and the Australian government’s proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.

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