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Cloud Computing

Greenpeace has been evaluating the energy demand of the internet, and the energy choices made by individual internet companies, since 2010. Dig deeper with the following:

IT Companies’ Climate Solutions

Greenpeace has focused on the technology sector because IT companies are uniquely positioned to help the world shift to a prosperous clean energy economy. IT companies can use their trademark innovation not only to mitigate their own carbon footprint, but also to help revolutionize our economy to be greener and more efficient. Dig deeper and learn more about IT companies’ climate solutions in Greenpeace’s Cool IT Leaderboard.

Greener Electronics

Electronic gadgets can make our lives better, but the rate at which we purchase and discard these devices is having a serious impact on our planet. The Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics has been the Internet's most trusted green electronics ranking since 2006. In its 18th edition released in 2012, the Guide evaluated leading consumer electronics companies based on their commitment and progress in three environmental criteria: Energy and Climate, Greener Products, and Sustainable Operations. Greenpeace continues to monitor electronics companies in all of these areas. Dig deeper at our Guide to Greener Electronics page.

The latest updates

 

Microsoft moves toward greener internet with wind energy purchase

Blog by David Pomerantz | July 15, 2014

The race to build a green internet is in full swing, with Microsoft announcing today that it is purchasing 175 MW of wind energy in Illinois to power its data center operations there. Electricity generated by that wind farm will power...

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