How outsourcing design can be a sustainability cop-out

September 13, 2013 by  
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Your favorite smartphone is already manufactured in China, but what happens when it's designed there, too?

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Why cities are leading the way in green efforts

March 15, 2012 by  
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During the kickoff of the VERGE conference, leaders from the public and private sector discussed how cities are the place where otherwise-invisible technologies become visible, with great impacts.

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EPEAT expands with first ever CEO, new board members

March 15, 2012 by  
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The organization behind the world-spanning certification for environmentally and socially responsible computers has hired Robert Frisbee as its first CEO, and adds Mike Biddle of MBA Polymers, Amy Knight of Hasbro, Inc., and Carl Smith of Call2Recycle to its board.

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How Energy Star is Working on the Green Data Center of the Future

February 16, 2012 by  
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With two new specs on the horizon — for storage and power supplies — and a long-awaited update for servers, Energy Star is digging in deep to greening the hardware that runs so much of the economy.

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EPEAT’s Annual Report Charts Big Energy, Materials Savings in Green IT

November 2, 2011 by  
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The fifth annual report from the group that administers the green electronics certification finds global growth expanding rapidly, leading to 9 million megawatt-hours of energy savings and 16 million metric tons of materials savings in 2010 alone.

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Lessons in Green IT from London Schools

August 17, 2011 by  
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From virtualization to PC power management, a study of higher education institutions around London uncovers how organizations of any type can cut energy costs and emissions through IT efficiency.

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Feds Adopting Green IT, but Lag on Tracking Progress

August 5, 2011 by  
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President Barack Obama has ordered federal agencies to beef up their green IT practices, but a lack of baselines and performance targets makes it difficult to assess how these efforts are advancing the government’s sustainability agenda.

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First Takes: IKEA to Host EV Charging Stations, Panasonic’s Emergency Energy Box, and More

July 12, 2011 by  
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IKEA’s plans to add charging stations at select West Coast stores and Panasonic’s green energy-in-a-box solution for emergency relief operations are in the headlines today.

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Motorola Seeks a Conflict-Free Electronics Supply Chain in the DRC

July 12, 2011 by  
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Traceability and transparency take center stage as Motorola tests a conflict-free supply chain for minerals from the Congo.

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The Innovative Business Models Leading the Next Wave of Sustainability

July 12, 2011 by  
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Leading companies are realizing that simply reducing impacts is not enough — you’ve got to reimagine your entire business model to shake up the status quo and make real change possible.

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