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Intel, Microsoft, Google, Apple & Cisco in EPA Green Power Partnership Top Ten

Following release of the 2017 Green Power Leadership Awards, EPA released its 2018 Green Power Partner rankings.

Newsweek's Green Rankings: ICT Comapnies Lose Dominance

ICT companies show less dominence of the top slots than they did five years ago. This is true in both US and Global rankings.

Greenest Telecom Providers

An update to this topic shows there are fewer resources available to evaluate the sustainability of telecom company operations. Sprint and AT&T are the 'best' USA companies, but are ranked well below other ICT companies, including global telecoms. BT Group is the global green leader.

Green ICT Conferences

The most comprehensive directory of Green ICT conferences, workshops and other events around the world. Latest addition is a workshop in Paris, plus updated information about the Dublin workshop.

Finding the Greenest Mobile Phones

Resources for responsible phone purchasing have not improved significantly in the past year. Apple and Samsung offer the best options in the United States.

How Many Billion IoT Devices by 2020?

We have counted ~25 billion devices attached to our global ICT infrastructure. Many of these are Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices. IoT has all the Green ICT issues of any tech segment. How many IoT devices will we see deployed in the next coming years? It is instructive to see how forecasts have been becoming more conservative.

Green ICT Innovations

Researchers and businesses are advancing innovative ideas with potential for mainstream Green ICT. These range from products and services available today to futuristic concepts for tomorrow. The latest looks at low-power communications for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Green ICT In Our Own Communities

We have much to learn from all the global Green ICT activities, but we can't forget to pay attention to our own communities. I was reminded of this during a rural bicycle ride, when I saw abandoned e-waste. Months after alerting public and private entities, the toxic waste is still there! Worse yet, a sharp-eyed friend spotted two more further down the same road during a recent ride. It appear our rural ride route is becoming an e-waste dumping ground.

Mining E-Waste

Our latest update looks at the potential value of the e-waste recycling market and at the challenges nanoscale ICT poses to realizing that potential.

Finding the Greenest Tablets

The availability of tablets suitable for Green ICT purchasing continues to improve, with nine manufacturers offering over one hundred top-ranked models.

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