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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...

Salesforce the latest company to commit to clean energy

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 5 March, 2013 3 comments

The effort to build a world powered by clean energy needs champions in every arena of our economy: activists on the streets, politicians in government, engineers in labs, and corporate leaders in boardrooms. Today, we’re happy to...

New Greenpeace report digs up the dirt on Internet data centres

Feature story | 21 April, 2011 at 11:26

For most of us, when we think about our environmental footprint, the first things that spring to mind are how to commute to work, the kind of bags we use for grocery shopping, or the detergents we wash our clothes with. But how often do we...

How the tech industry can help save the climate

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 7 April, 2014

Connecting people across continents. Delivering breaking news. Enabling government transparency. Facilitating social revolutions. Stopping global warming? The Internet is capable of doing so much, but perhaps the idea that it can...

iPad launch forecasts a “cloudy” future for IT carbon emissions

Press release | 31 March, 2010 at 2:00

At the launch of Apple’s iPad, a new Greenpeace report reveals how the rise of cloud computing threatens to see greenhouse gas emissions from powering ever expanding data centers spiral out of control. (1)

CeBIT talks green, but the industry has some way to go says Greenpeace Survey

Press release | 5 March, 2008 at 1:00

The Sony Vaio TZ11 notebook, the Sony Ericsson T650i mobile phone and the Sony Ericsson P1i PDA come out on top in Greenpeace's "Searching for Greener Electronics" survey (1), released today at CeBIT(2). But, the race for a green electronic...

Greenpeace ‘likes’ Facebook’s new datacentre, but wants a greener friendship

Press release | 27 October, 2011 at 16:04

Amsterdam, 27 October 2011 -- Greenpeace today welcomed news that Facebook’s new datacentre, to be built in Luleå, Sweden (1), could be fully powered by renewable energy, but called on the company to take its ambitions further by using green...

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