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The move makes it tougher for government agencies and businesses using EPEAT as a procurement tool to buy Apple products. But does it really matter in the face of the BYOD movement?
China's green tech industry raked in $63.9 billion last year, making the Asian giant the world's leading green IT producer in terms of revenue.
Telecommunication and wireless carrier Sprint Nextel has already been very active when it comes to setting green technology policies for itself. Now, the company has adopted what it calls an Electronics Stewardship Policy that it will use to guide design, components procurement and end-of-life disposal programs.
Government support of green technology initiatives -- monetary or otherwise -- may be on the wane but a new accounting of private sector investments figures that about $400 million has been invested so far. That brings the total invested since 2007 to $2.
Asian giant crowned world's top green tech maker in revenue, cashing in US$63.9 billion last year to drive bulk of global market growth, according to new report.
Hello and Happy New Year! Searching for some eco-inspiration in 2008?
I've confessed in the not-so-distant past to my not-so-secret book addiction. There are easily 50 unread tomes on my bookshelf, but I still find it hard to resist a new author.
Lots of the green technology coverage out there right now is focused on the carbon emissions impact of various gadgets, equipment and data centers. But a new report illustrates the advances that seven electronics companies have made when it comes to eliminating hazardous materials from their products.
Governments and IT vendors devise incentive schemes, including co-funded design workshops, to urge organizations and consumers to go green.
Region's cleantech industry continues to grow, driving employer demand for relevant skills and employee interest for job vacancies, especially in Singapore, recruiters note.
Had the good fortune last week to interview individuals from not one but two technology innovators who have developed processes for bringing new value to wastewater.The first, Ostara, is focused on recovering phosphorous and nitrogen -- which have enormous potential value in fertilizers but can be a huge problem when they reach excess levels in bodies of water.
Both countries to sign agreement to boost commercial ties in energy efficiency, environmental protection and sustainable urban development, report says.
The numbers that I've already reported this year in terms of the venture capital going into green companies and technologies may just be the tip of the iceberg. A new report from Ethical Markets Media suggests that private green-focused investments now top more than $2 trillion globally.
Judges at the CNET Networks UK Business Technology Awards have appealed to the tech giant to help drive the adoption of green tech in the IT industry
Country's government aims for funds to help save more energy and reduce emissions, while boosting domestic consumption of green household appliances.
Let's be real. It is sort of difficult to test the side-by-side claims of one green data center practice or technology against another.
Even though budget considerations required an ambitious energy savings performance contract to be shelved, the hospital has attacked smaller sustainability projects with surgical precision.
On any given day, there's another green such-and-such list out. When companies begin showing up on multiple lists, generally I sit up and take notice, as is the case with enterprise and consumer mobile technology powerhouse Motorola.
Was just sorting through one of several Forrester Research studies about sustainable business considerations, and this one sort of struck me: According to the research firm's latest survey of 17 tech companies and 72 other consumer product specialists (an admittedly modest basis), roughly 58 percent currently sell sort of “environmentally conscious” or “socially responsible” product.Which, if you do the math, means that more than 40 percent DO NOT do so today.