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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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Telstra to provide M2M services to Komatsu

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Australia’s incumbent telco Telstra has signed a three year deal to provide a host of services, including machine-to-machine services to heavy machinery manufacturer Komatsu. The US$23 million deal includes the communications and management infrastructure to remotely download performance data from some 700 pieces of equipment in mine sites, according to a report in Mobile World […]

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Telstra adopts new CO2 metric, highlights climate change savings and future risks

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Communications Day, Energy efficiency initiatives undertaken by Telstra has resulted in annual savings of approximately $3 million, but the risks from climate change is likely to increase in the future, according to the operator’s 2012 response to the Carbon Disclosure Project. In its response to the CDP for the year ending July 2011, Telstra […]

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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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Telcos to sell Microsoft Office 365 on cloud

| July 4, 2011 | 0 Comments
Telcos to sell Microsoft Office 365 on cloud

Major telecoms operators around the world will now be selling desktop software, albeit via the cloud. SingTel, Telstra, NTT Communications, Vodafone, Bell Canada, and Telefonica, have all signed up to distribute, or as Microsoft puts it, syndicate, Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 offering. Basically, Office 365 will give a user a package of software – Office, […]

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In search of the greenest telco on the Fortune Global 500

| September 28, 2010 | 3 Comments
In search of the greenest telco on the Fortune Global 500

A core part of Green Telecom Live’s theme is to promote carbon accountability in the telecoms industry. As such, we have produced the first ever research report into the carbon performance and the strategies of the world’s top telcos, according to the Fortune Global 500 list of such companies in 2009. The research was compiled […]

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Subsea cables wanted for climate change research

| August 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

A university researcher has called for telecommunications operators to offer up their subsea cable infrastructure to help with climate monitoring. John Yuzhu You, a scientist at Sydney University, says that submarine cables laying at the bottom of the sea can help climate change scientist monitor key changes in world’s environment, including ocean currents, salinity, seismology […]

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Ericsson ties CO2 to TCO

| April 30, 2010 | 2 Comments
Ericsson ties CO2 to TCO

Ericsson has released a new strategic paper that ties an operator’s network’s CO2 to the total cost of ownership in order to drive efficiencies. According to Ericsson, telecom operators are increasingly recognising the need to reduce their environmental impact while pursuing business growth. The new approach by Ericsson, dubbed TCO2, now helps operators make better […]

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Telecommunications and the Environment: But What About the Customer? – Telstra

| October 23, 2009 | 1 Comment
Telecommunications and the Environment: But What About the Customer? – Telstra

Full transcript of the presentation by Dr Turlough F Guerin, group manager, Environment, Telstra, at the Green Telecom Session of the CommsDay Melbourne Congress. Summary: Telstra has shown the possibility for its business to deliver emissions reductions across the economy. We are now using our own products and services to help our customers reduce their […]

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Telstra launches sustainability whitepaper via videoconference

| April 24, 2009 | 0 Comments
Telstra launches sustainability whitepaper via videoconference

By Petroc Wiltom, Communications Day Telstra is aiming to lead by example on environmental sustainability, joining with the World Wildlife Fund Australia to launch a whitepaper on the subject via videoconference across five cities. Participants in the conference included Minister for Climate Change and Water Penny Wong, who welcomed the paper’s objectives: to highlight how […]

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