This is a guest blog post by Luke Whitehead, head of European marketing, Couchbase We’ve all heard about the digital economy: a modern economy supported by digital computing technologies. Talk of ...
Putting green IT, sustainability and lean thinking into a business context.
The global cleantech sector has emerged as viable, thriving and future-oriented. Once fuelled by fledgling start-up companies emerging with marketable ideas, products and services, cleantech today ...
The Department of Energy & Climate Change has announced a new consultation process on the
Osborne set to kill off CRC energy efficiency scheme
- 02 Mar 2012
The Software Improvement Group in Amsterdam is working with the Hogeschool van Amsterdam to help make software more energy efficient for organisations and consumers.
Software Improvement Group and Knowledge Network Green Software have identified ways to deliver quick wins towards energy efficient software applications
The International Telecommunications Union has said it will be using the Durban COP 17 conference in South Africa this week to promote ICT technologies as the 21st century's most valuable ...
The Environment Agency has published the initial CRC Performance League Table
The league table associated with the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) energy efficiency scheme is now expected to be published in November
A blog post from Andrew Winston has suggested that those considering future sustainability solutions could learn a few lessons from the recently departed Steve Jobs
The Carbon Trust has launched a new service to provide companies and organisations with independent verification of their corporate carbon footprints.
- 03 Oct 2011
In a guest blog, Tracey Rawling Church, Director of Brand and Reputation at Kyocera Mita UK explains why low carbon thinking means the public sector must stop buying printers
- 20 Sep 2011
A report by the Carbon Disclosure Project has suggested that companies that implement policies to reduce carbon emissions perform better on the stock market compared with those that do not.
A recent survey has shown that sustainability is the term most used by companies to describe their energy efficiency initiatives. Meanwhile Hewlett Packard and Microsoft have become casualties of ...
Google has just launched a Web page detailing its annual energy use and carbon footprint impact as well as a study on powering email using the Cloud
- 07 Sep 2011
CZS believes organisations should be more ambitious and adopt a new approach to tackling energy efficiency measures and reducing their energy costs
A row is brewing over the government's energy policy, which may have some implications down the line as far as business energy costs and climate change legislation are concerned.
Sometimes it seems as if corporate responsibility within the organisation for sustainability strategy is being passed around like a relay baton. Now, according to an Ernst & Young report, it is ...
Carbon Guerilla has produced a flowchart which gives organisations an idea of what carbon legislation affects them
Using IT can help cut inventory and improve sustainability.
GE has launched a state-of-the-art new data centre in the US that has gained a LEED Platinum rating
An article by Sheila Upton discusses the value that Green IT can bring to the business
- 08 Aug 2011
A post on Greenbiz.com discusses the need for coherent governance of sustainability initiatives.
Companies in a range of industries, including the IT indstry, are using sustainability and innovation as a springboard to growth.
- 02 Aug 2011
A Carbon Disclosure Project has used detailed case study evidence from 11 global firms to assess the financial benefits and potential carbon reductions for a firm opting for a particular cloud ...
Meeting the deadlines for CRC and looking at the scheme's next steps
Cambium has produced two white papers around the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme, covering the implicatioins for participants and suppliers of energy efficiency services.
Sustainability has made it onto the business agenda of most large organisations. But the 'green' message is flying over the heads of SMEs. most of whom are more concerned with struggling to keep ...
- 04 Jul 2011
A recent study conducted by SAP says sustainability has become an indispensable part of retailers' core business and competitive positioning.