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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.
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
Both countries to sign agreement to boost commercial ties in energy efficiency, environmental protection and sustainable urban development, report says.
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?
Governments and IT vendors devise incentive schemes, including co-funded design workshops, to urge organizations and consumers to go green.
Over the past several months, I've received various pitches from PR types representing intellectual property/patent lawyers focused on the green tech patent acceleration program announced by the Obama administration late last year.The idea behind that pilot was to accelerate the examination of green technology patent applications.
After a slow start, the USPTO tweaks an accelerated green-tech patent program to attract more inventors and patent applications.
Country's government aims for funds to help save more energy and reduce emissions, while boosting domestic consumption of green household appliances.
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.
Region's cleantech industry continues to grow, driving employer demand for relevant skills and employee interest for job vacancies, especially in Singapore, recruiters note.
In my quest to uncover practical information about what real data center managers are doing to decrease their energy consumption, for real, I recently spoke with two executives from Wells Fargo’s Technology Information Group (TIG).Scott Dillon, executive vice president and CTO for Enterprise Hosting Services, and Bob Culver, vice president of TIG, are both responsible for enhancing the financial services company’s green technology profile.
How would you like to spend your summer break doing some groundbreaking green technology research?IBM has hired a couple of hundred college students worldwide to lend their brains to projects across the company’s 13 research labs, including several focused on solving problems related to making data centers more green.
Last week, I wrote about the government's plan to accelerate the handout of green technology patents, because I was perplexed by the fact that more companies weren't taking advantage of the program. Apparently, according to intellectual property experts, one reason for the slow uptake has been the fact that the classification categories it covered were very limited.
Just following up my post from yesterday about a new consulting service from IBM designed to examine the ethical weight of green technology practices.There's another white paper on the Web site for business process management software vendor Metastorm about the impact that (surprise) rethinking the way certain workflows are handled can have on a company's green stance.
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.