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Dear Cities in 2015

by Bettina Tratz  |  October 6, 2015

Dear Cities in 2015, A city in 2050 is built on the principles of a knowledge society that drives citizen and government entrepreneurship and interactive community engagements. At the center...

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Why China’s Smart Cities need to be Green Cities

by Bettina Tratz  |  May 21, 2014

In my recent business travel to China I have come to meet the country’s growing ecological drive and awareness. China is known globally for its bad air and water pollution...

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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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Urban mobility and electric vehicle strategies lack holistic vision

by Bettina Tratz  |  May 28, 2013

There are different approaches in changing traffic patterns and transportation in cities and urban regions. Some cities have been best practice leaders in electronic tolling systems and congestion charging such...

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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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IT’s Role in Travel Substitution – Have We Reached The Tipping Point ?

by Simon Mingay  |  April 29, 2010

A combination of the recession, continued focus on productivity, organizational and individual responses to climate change, changing demographics in the workplace, changing views on the acceptability of “junkets” or jollies,...

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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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