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IT-enabled solutions

Background | 27 April, 2010 at 12:58

The implementation of ICT solutions in five sectors - buildings, transport, manufacturing, power, and 'dematerialization' of services - has the potential to cut 7.8 metric GtCO2 by 2020 - 15 percent of today's emissions. (McKinsey Quarterly...

Political policy and advocacy

Background | 27 April, 2010 at 13:25

As the world struggles to define a pathway forward for addressing the climate crisis, the IT sector has a transformational role to play. IT companies must advocate for policies that create beneficial market conditions for IT-enabled climate...


Background | 27 April, 2010 at 13:52

Greenpeace's Electronics Guide cuts through the greenwash at CES

Press release | 7 January, 2010 at 11:12

As technology companies jostle for attention at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Greenpeace's newest edition of the Guide to Greener Electronics cuts through the greenwash. Apple, Sony Ericsson and Nokia lead the way for product...

Electronics giant Philips takes a big step forward with change in recycling policy

Press release | 26 February, 2009 at 8:32

Greenpeace welcomes Philips' announcement of a change in its recycling policy. Earlier this week Philips confirmed that the costs of recycling its products should no longer be paid directly by the consumer through an additional fixed fee but...

Greenpeace intercepts illegal US electronic waste shipment to Hong Kong

Press release | 14 June, 2008 at 14:32

Greenpeace activists boarded the Yang Ming Success and prevented the offloading of an illegal container of waste electronic devices (e-waste) from Port of Oakland in the United States, on its way to Sanshui district in mainland China, via Hong...

Greenpeace calls on Philips to take responsibility for its e-waste

Press release | 27 March, 2008 at 14:04

Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. (Philips) is failing to take responsibility for the take-back of its used products. Inadequate recycling policies are leading to e-waste dumping in the developing world, harming human health and polluting the...

Google leads latest Greenpeace climate ranking of IT industry

Press release | 8 February, 2012 at 8:30

Amsterdam, February 8th 2012 -- Greenpeace today released the 5th edition of its Cool IT Leaderboard (1), which sees Internet search engine giant Google overtaking on climate issues, followed by Cisco and Ericsson.

New Greenpeace Study Reveals Dirty Energy Behind Internet’s Growth

Press release | 21 April, 2011 at 17:44

San Francisco, 21 April 2011 -- Greenpeace today released a study that highlights the rapidly growing environmental footprint of the online world and offers an evaluation of both good and bad energy choices made by leading Information Technology...

Greenpeace International ED Calls on Facebook CEO to quit coal

Press release | 1 September, 2010 at 14:54

Amsterdam, 1 September 2010 -- Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo today sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asking him to commit his company to a plan to phase out the use of dirty coal-fired electricity. The letter...

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