Green IT

Google aims to go carbon-free by 2030
Business strategy

Google aims to go carbon-free by 2030

“We’re proud to do our part, and to help move the world closer to a carbon-free future for all,” said Pichai
14 Sep 2020
Apple pledges to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030
supply chain management (SCM)

Apple pledges to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030

“Businesses have a profound opportunity to help build a more sustainable future,” said Apple CEO, Tim Cook
21 Jul 2020
Is the IoT the saviour of the environment?
Internet of Things (IoT)

Is the IoT the saviour of the environment?

We are on the cusp of a connection revolution as IoT rapidly develops. Could this technology solve the climate change crisis?
23 May 2020
How can we deal with digital pollution?
energy efficiency

How can we deal with digital pollution?

Data may seem ethereal, but everything from the biggest cloud to a single unopened email has an environmental cost
10 May 2020
O2 commits to ‘net zero’ emissions by 2025
mobile networks

O2 commits to ‘net zero’ emissions by 2025

The plan involves removing carbon emissions from its network and supply chain emissions by 30%
3 Mar 2020
Recycling our digital waste is too hard
cloud computing

Recycling our digital waste is too hard

We need tools to clear the mountains of data that are building up around us
23 Feb 2020
HP talks up recyclables at first Sustainability Summit
Green energy tech
News

HP talks up recyclables at first Sustainability Summit

PC and printer giant is working to cut waste and improve recycling
19 Jun 2017
How technology assists conservation and sustainability
In-depth

How technology assists conservation and sustainability

From the IoT to AI, tech can offer solutions to some of the world's biggest ecological questions
20 Apr 2017
How the tech industry is becoming more green
Green energy tech
In-depth

How the tech industry is becoming more green

From recycling to renewables, the IT business is starting to pull its socks up
6 Apr 2017
Tech leaders funnel $1bn into green energy innovation
Business strategy

Tech leaders funnel $1bn into green energy innovation

Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos will invest in projects tackling climate change
12 Dec 2016
Five ways to get rid of your old phone
Mobile

Five ways to get rid of your old phone

Some 77 million handsets are kicking around unused in the UK, when they could be sold, recycled or donated to charity.
21 Oct 2016
Apple makes $850m solar energy commitment in California
News

Apple makes $850m solar energy commitment in California

Apple will use solar energy to power retail stores, datacentres and office spaces
11 Feb 2015
Green IT: Unplug before you go away
Green IT?
In-depth

Green IT: Unplug before you go away

Chargers for phones and tablets account for a growing proportion of the energy used by IT. Unplugging them could cut costs
31 Jul 2014
UK government leads green car strategy
Electric car
public sector

UK government leads green car strategy

New central government car and van fleets will be powered by electricity
18 Jul 2014
Google's self-driving car tested in Mountain View
Business strategy

Google's self-driving car tested in Mountain View

Google's self-driving car has apparently racked up the 70,000 miles in the company's home of Mountain View
29 Apr 2014
Apple calls on companies to copy its stance on green issues
Green computing
Business strategy

Apple calls on companies to copy its stance on green issues

Apple has taken out full page ads, urging firms to follow its lead on becoming environmentally friendly
23 Apr 2014
Microsoft launches website to help users choose green PCs
Green IT?
News

Microsoft launches website to help users choose green PCs

Website to help find sustainably produced computers and dispose of old devices safely.
14 Aug 2013
Apple opts for solar power for new iCloud data centre
Green IT?
cloud computing

Apple opts for solar power for new iCloud data centre

Apple's new Reno facility will run entirely on renewable energy.
2 Jul 2013
University of Leeds tests immersed servers
data centres

University of Leeds tests immersed servers

Liquid-cooled computers could achieve 97 per cent energy savings in cooling
27 Feb 2013
O2 to ship all phones without chargers by 2015
o2 logo
Mobile

O2 to ship all phones without chargers by 2015

Mobile operator calls on mobile rivals to join its campaign to go charger-free by 2015.
21 Jan 2013
IT's energy crisis looms again
Green IT?
Business strategy

IT's energy crisis looms again

Inside the Enterprise: Firms may have been reluctant to invest in new equipment during the recession, but costlier electricity might force IT to recon…
4 Oct 2012
IT's load of rubbish
rubbish
Business strategy

IT's load of rubbish

Inside the Enterprise: Tougher EU rules on recycling are coming into force. Will bring more costs for hard-pressed IT departments?
16 Aug 2012
Apple's green U-turn welcomed by EPEAT
Green IT
Business strategy

Apple's green U-turn welcomed by EPEAT

Consumer electronics giant admits removing products from environmental registry was a "mistake".
16 Jul 2012