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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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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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Nokia shrinks LTE base station into a box

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

First published in Communications Day Nokia Networks claims to have developed a new LTE “network in a box” solution that will provide the same macro site capacity and coverage as traditional LTE base stations, but in a compact, rapidly deployable solution. The Network in a box solution will designed to offer all the features of […]

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BT is only telco in top 10 of new tech sector sustainability index

| May 29, 2009 | 0 Comments
BT is only telco in top 10 of new tech sector sustainability index

British Telecom is the only global carrier to have made the top ten in a new Corporate Sustainability Index Benchmark Report for 2009 of technology firms by Technology Business Research (TBR). The index, the first by the research firm, is based on a survey of 40 companies within the computer hardware, professional services, and network […]

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UPDATE: Mobile industry pledges universal charger by 2012

| February 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

Days following the news that the European Commission is looking to force the mobile industry to develop a unified charging solution to reduce electronic waste, the industry itself has stepped forward and announced their own initiative to implement a universal charging solution. The group has set an ambitious target that by 2012 a universal charging […]

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European Commission wants universal phone charger

| February 17, 2009 | 0 Comments
European Commission wants universal phone charger

The European Commission is pushing the mobile industry to develop a single universal charger for handsets so users can keep the chargers when they upgrade their phones, so millions of discarded chargers don’t end up in landfills. The initiative, led by European Commissioner for Industry, Gunter Verheugen, has been ongoing, but the Commissioner now wants […]

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Nokia expands MY recycling scheme with kiosks

| September 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

By Pamela Perez, CommsDay Nokia has introduced automated kiosks across the central Klang Valley of Malaysia in order to get people to recycle their mobile phones. According to a survey conducted by Nokia, only 3% of people recycle their mobile phones, as very few even think about or have an idea how to recycle phones […]

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Xerox, Dupont and Bosch join eco-patent commons

| September 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

Three more companies have joined the eco-patent commons initiative to compile a set of environmentally beneficial intellectual properties for public use. The three new members, Xerox, Dupont and Bosch, announced their contributions to the commons last week as part of their membership. Xerox contributed a technology that reduces the time and cost of removing hazardous […]

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Few recycling handsets says Nokia

| July 12, 2008 | 0 Comments

By CommsDay Just 3% of subscribers recycle their handsets, according to a new survey by Nokia. Three out of four respondents admitted they don’t consider recycling when upgrading to a new phone and nearly half said they didn’t even know recycling was an option. Activists have grown increasingly concerned about the fate of discarded handsets […]

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Renewable energy to replace diesel for remote cell sites – Nokia

| March 25, 2008 | 5 Comments

Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) says that operators installing cell sites in remote locations will select renewable energy as their first choice by as early as 2011. Pointing to the requirements of operators in fast growing emerging markets where electricity grids are not always available, NSN says that renewable energy such as wind and solar is […]

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