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Green IT

How do you build a green data centre?
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How do you build a green data centre?

Data centres are growing, using more power and contributing to greenhouse gas emissions, but with new designs and new technology, organisations save e…
4 Aug 2022
Acer TravelMate Vero review: An eco-friendly business laptop
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Laptops

Acer TravelMate Vero review: An eco-friendly business laptop

Acer’s new eco-laptop may not solve the climate emergency but it’s a decent business laptop with its heart in the right place.
22 Jul 2022
Fairphone 4 Review: A modular phone for a wasteful world
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Google Android

Fairphone 4 Review: A modular phone for a wasteful world

The latest Fairphone is still the statement fashion piece to show your eco-friendliness, but better performance can be found elsewhere for a cheaper p…
6 Jun 2022
CEOs place sustainability in top 10 business priorities for first time, study shows
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CEOs place sustainability in top 10 business priorities for first time, study shows

The pandemic is said to have brought a number of deep societal trends to the surface, such as a desire to change the way we work and the fragility of …
19 May 2022
IT sector urged to take advantage of sustainability "cash cow"
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sustainability

IT sector urged to take advantage of sustainability "cash cow"

Businesses can stabilise global greenhouse emissions at 2015 levels by embracing new technologies
13 May 2022
Podcast transcript: Making data centres green again
Podcast transcript: Making data centres green again
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Podcast transcript: Making data centres green again

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
4 Mar 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Making data centres green again
The IT Pro Podcast: Making data centres green again
data centres

The IT Pro Podcast: Making data centres green again

How can data centre operators help lessen their impact on climate change?
4 Mar 2022
What is green cloud?
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Cloud

What is green cloud?

Tech firms can do their bit to support our march to a zero carbon lifestyle by cleaning up their cloud
16 Feb 2022
WeSpire's new analytics tool helps clamp down on employee carbon emissions
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WeSpire's new analytics tool helps clamp down on employee carbon emissions

Company seeks to capitalise on a growing demand for accurate data to support Net Zero targets
7 Jan 2022
Qualcomm targets net zero emissions by 2040
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Business operations

Qualcomm targets net zero emissions by 2040

The firm plans to meet its sustainability target through three long-term goals
1 Nov 2021
IBM launches Environmental Intelligence Suite
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artificial intelligence (AI)

IBM launches Environmental Intelligence Suite

Big Blue said new suite would help organizations prepare for climate change problems
13 Oct 2021
How the cloud is helping Currensea create a more sustainable future
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How the cloud is helping Currensea create a more sustainable future

From consolidating infrastructure to reducing the use of plastic, this challenger bank is taking its environmental role seriously
6 Sep 2021
Microsoft helps protect Amazon rainforest with AI project
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Microsoft helps protect Amazon rainforest with AI project

Microsoft AI for Good project funds rainforest protection project
2 Sep 2021
Waste not, want not: What to do with unneeded office equipment
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Waste not, want not: What to do with unneeded office equipment

Sample our exclusive Business Briefing content
8 Jul 2021
Vodafone to power European network with 100% renewable energy
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Business operations

Vodafone to power European network with 100% renewable energy

The company has managed to bring the target forward by four years
23 Jun 2021
Square and Blockstream to build a solar Bitcoin mining facility
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cryptocurrencies

Square and Blockstream to build a solar Bitcoin mining facility

Solar mining plant will aim to temper concerns of power consumption from Bitcoin mining
7 Jun 2021
Akamai unveils its ambitious sustainability goals for 2030
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business intelligence (BI)

Akamai unveils its ambitious sustainability goals for 2030

The company also pledged a net-zero Akamai edge platform
22 Apr 2021
Facebook achieves its goal of 100% green energy
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social media

Facebook achieves its goal of 100% green energy

Now it’s focusing on a net-zero supply chain by 2030
15 Apr 2021
Cloud computing could cut a billion tons of CO2 in four years
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business transformation

Cloud computing could cut a billion tons of CO2 in four years

IDC expects 60% of data centers to adopt green technologies in the next four years
9 Mar 2021
IT Pro News In Review: 1,000 engineers hack SolarWinds, IBM climate plan & macOS update wreaks havoc
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IT Pro News In Review: 1,000 engineers hack SolarWinds, IBM climate plan & macOS update wreaks havoc

Catch up on this week's top news stories in our video series
19 Feb 2021
IBM vows to become carbon-neutral by 2030
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Business strategy

IBM vows to become carbon-neutral by 2030

The tech giant also announced its “Future of Climate” initiative to develop sustainable products
17 Feb 2021
Microsoft’s “moonshot” climate initiative nets 6% carbon reduction
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Business strategy

Microsoft’s “moonshot” climate initiative nets 6% carbon reduction

Executive pay will be partially based on environmental performance in 2021
29 Jan 2021
Accenture and Salesforce join forces to bring sustainability to organizations’ front offices
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business intelligence (BI)

Accenture and Salesforce join forces to bring sustainability to organizations’ front offices

New partnership will empower C-suite to expedite progress toward ESG goals
26 Jan 2021