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SUPERCOMM Green Initiative via VirtualBag

A GREEN initiative from SUPERCOMM enables its attendees to request and store exhibitor information online in lieu of printed materials. Attendees can easily request and download exhibitors' materials by using their mobile device  even or going directly to VirtualTotebag.com.This is a FREE service...

Green and Sustainable Telecoms Strategy

It's a popular topic to be discussed at the next World Telecoms Council meeting.  Members of the World Telecoms Council contribute to the agenda for all meetings. This November they have opted for three main themes:Green and sustainable telecoms strategyOpportunities for the...

Another Great Reason To Truly (No Sprawl) Go Green: Your Health and Healthcare

"Just go out for a breath of air/And you'll be ready for Medicare"--Tom LehrerThe Canadian Medical Association released a literally devastating report earlier this month titled: "No Breathing Room: National Illness Costs of Air Pollution" that bears out the brilliance, prescience,...

Organic Retailer Touts Fuel Cell Powered Supermarket

Whole Foods is announcing the opening of the first supermarket in the world to use fuel cell technology to power its store.   According to a company news release, Whole Foods is leveraging fuel cell technology to generate half of...

Intel Pledges Green For Green's Sake

TMCnet’s Stefania Viscusi has the latest on Intel’s purchase of over 1.3 billion kilowatt hours a year of renewable energy certificates as part of a multi-faceted approach to reduce its impact on the environment.   This commitment makes Intel the...

WSJ: US Seeks to Lower Green Trade Barriers

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that diplomats representing several of the world's biggest economies will gather in Hawaii for discussions regarding a new international agreement to succeed the Kyoto Protocol.   According to the story, “The meeting isn't expected...

Green Earth Gets Funding

  Green Earth Technologies Inc. has received about $2.4 million in investment funding from Founder's Technology and eight angel investors.   Green Earth Technologies, a consumer goods manufacturer, produces “G”-Branded green products made entirely from American Grown Base Oils based...

IXYS Joins Climate Savers Computing Initiative

IXYS Corporation, a Silicon Valley power semiconductor company, today announced that it has joined the Climate Savers Computing Initiative at the Affiliate level.   “Power conversion efficiency has been our core focus since the company started in 1983. We began...

Toronto Star: Will New Social Climate Lead to Green?

The Toronto Star has an item today about green living and a message to the citizenry of Ontario that going green doesn’t have to be all about sacrifice.   Amid messages of new technologies and altering lifestyles, Canadians looking to...

Forrester: In Search of Green Tech Consumers

As the environmental movement has gained momentum, one of the key questions facing companies that felt pressure to “green up” was “would consumers pay more for green tech and related products?”   Well, according to a recent Forrester Research poll,...

Survey: Contact Centers Seeing Green

An “on the conference floor” survey of executives attending the CCA Annual Convention, conducted on behalf of Softlab, finds that contact centers are seeing green, much like their IT counterparts.   According to the survey authors:   Businesses across all...

Business Link in UK Intros New Green Business Web Site

UK-based businesses have a new tool to help them be more “green.” BusinessLink.gov.uk, a resource Web site for businesses, part of the UK government’s Business.Gov agency, this week added a new section devoted to green business practices.   The “Environmental...

Companies Can be 'Green' With the Technology They Already Have

Lots gets written about these days regarding new types of technology that can help companies be more ‘green.’ These include everything from vehicle engines designed to run on corn-based fuel, computer chips that require less power to run, and revamped...

Green Barbeque

It isn’t easy eating green but the good news is your backyard cookouts aren’t as bad for the environment as you might think. Still there are things you can do to become an even better world citizen. Make sure you...

TANDBERG

Rick Snyder, president of TANDBERG Americas, recently took the time to answer questions about the telecommunications industries role in the green movement, his company’s efforts to stay ahead of the pack and the upcoming Green Technology World Conference this September...

Green Technology Conference

Please accept my invitation to be part of TMC’s newest event. Here is a recent invitation we sent out. In case you missed it, here it is. Hope to see you at this show. Our attendance is already ahead of...

Morgan Stanely to Offer Carbon Offset Service

If you though the green movment was a passing fancy, think again. All you need to do is heed the age-old adage: Follow the Money. In a follow-on to last year’s proclamation from Morgan Stanley that the firm would invest...

Burgers Far From Green

Eight Quarter Pounders generate the same amount of greenhouse gas emissions as driving for three hours while burning a 100-watt bulb for nearly 20 days. And you wonder why you get a stomach ache after you eat fast food. :-)...

Plant a Tree for Six Dollars

For a paltry six dollars you can have a tree planted for you in order to soak up a ton of carbon dioxide. A federal agency the U.S. Forest Service and a non-profit group the National Forest Foundation came together...

American Airlines Plans Green Marketing Push

As I was flying back from a trip to the West coast, trying to calculate how much it would take to offset my carbon usage, I came across a Wall Street Journal report that said that American Airlines, the world’s...

Bahrain Pushes for Green Investment

  The greening of technology and the move to sustainability is by no means limited to North America and Europe. In fact in a recent blog entry, Rich points out that The Viet Nam Cleaner Production Center and the Swiss...

The World's Top Sustainable Stocks

SustainableBusiness.com announced its 2007 Sustainable Business 20 (SB20) List, which comprises the World’s Top Sustainable Stocks in their view.   According to the SustainableBuisiness.com Web site:   The SB20 list, in its sixth year, consists of 20 public companies that...

Shared Computing for a Greener World

Calgary, Alberta-based Useful Corporation announced that their DiscoverStation solution has prevented over 13,000 tons of CO2 from being emitted into the atmosphere. In what’s becoming a standard measure of CO2 emissions, that’s equivalent to taking 2,300 cars off the road....

Live Earth More Harm Than Good?

A reader posted a comment to the Live Earth Update blog entry, essentially asking if it wasn’t a contradiction to even have an event, which would by its very nature generate lots of trash and generate huge amounts of carbon...

Canalys Asks Who is Willing to Pay More for 'Green' Technology

With all the talk about ‘being green’ these days, it can be easy to forget that environmentally-conscious products may cost more to make and/or buy, in terms of dollars, than their less earth-friendly counterparts. Industry research firm Canalys recently decided...
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