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Innovative and Cool Technology and Service Providers Drive Sustainability Business Opportunity

by Bettina Tratz  |  April 18, 2014

What do eComau, reBuy, GQuotient and Vigyanlabs have in common with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois)? They have been selected by Gartner as the 2014...

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US announces Climate Action Plan

by Bettina Tratz  |  June 25, 2013

US announces Climate Action Plan The US has announced a comprehensive Climate Action Plan that includes the reduction of green house gas emissions by 17 percent below 2005 levels by...

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Sustainability Strategy in Datacenters will Become a key component of Corporate Excellence

by Bettina Tratz  |  May 7, 2013

Environmental sustainability, identified in the resource-conscious execution of the business environment as well as its operations of an organization, is one of the key benchmarks for corporate excellence. That benchmark...

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Moving Intelligence into Watermanagement

by Bettina Tratz  |  April 23, 2013

Lots of discussion on smart grid is focusing on energy today, government subsidies and R&D ecosystems come from different industry associations and tech provider ecosystems. Water has received less attention...

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Health check on Green and Sustainable IT Infrastructure and Operations Maturity

by Bettina Tratz  |  March 15, 2013

Ever wonder how green holistic IT operations really are? How your customers are integrating green performance measurements into their procurement requirements? In a world of stack rankings and sustainability competitions,...

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Steps to Ease Data Center Cooling - Number 2

by David Cappuccio  |  March 25, 2012

Cooling with the data center has become our achilles heal in many cases. Historically the folks in IT had relatively nothing to do with heat or cooling management, this was...

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A Pause For Reflection On Where IT is On Earth Day 2010

by Simon Mingay  |  April 22, 2010

Earth Day is upon us again, an opportunity to pause and reflect on where the IT industry is. On the whole I’m very optimistic and boy have we come a...

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ICT and Water Footprinting

by Simon Mingay  |  April 19, 2010

This news item from the BBC related to the UK’s global water front caught my eye this morning. Water footprints are different to carbon footprints for a number of...

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UK Flights All Grounded – How Much Can Get Done Without Flying ?

by Simon Mingay  |  April 16, 2010

There is a good business continuity story here of course. But also an interesting sustainability perspective (I've always said the cloud would be good for sustainability). ICT remote collaboration tools will...

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COP15: Where Does the Conclusion to Copenhagen Leave the ICT Industry and Why Should An IT Professional Care ?

by Simon Mingay  |  December 22, 2009

In the melee that was the last few days of the Climate Summit negotiations in Copenhagen many things fell down the cracks, including information and communications technology (ICT). No sign...

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