I had the pleasure of presenting to the Sydney CitySwitch signatories on one of my favourite topics "Innovation in ICT and ideas on how to reduce your footprint."
Having been to a number of presentations around the topic of sustainability I thought I would do something a little bit different rather than show the usual graphs and let people know about some of the "Cool Innovations" happening around the IT sector and energy… Continue
Added by Lee Stewart on July 29, 2010 at 10:00am —
It has long been suspected that the IT (Information Technology) industry has been a major contributor of CO2 emissions. Gartner - a company that acts as an analyst and adviser to the industry - announced in April 2007 that the IT industry produces 2% of the global CO2 emissions, placing it on par with the aviation industry. Now we know that data centres account for around a quarter of all industry emissions, as reported by Iain Thomson in IT news on 10 October 2007. According to a new… Continue
Added by Change2 on July 26, 2010 at 9:30am —
Being an optimist I thought that maybe Julia Gillard might be a bit different and act on Climate Change and that the upcoming election we would see a credible climate change policy from a major party.
So the news coming out today on Julia's announcement for a citizens assembly which include up to 200 volunteers who would work alongside… Continue
Added by Lee Stewart on July 23, 2010 at 12:30pm —
When its carbon emissions are effectively reduced to zero through a combinationn of decreasing energy consumption, using renewable energy and purchasing carbon credits to offset the remainder, a business or induistry is said to be carbon neutral. To achieve this, they must manage to control their direct emissions and offset whatever other carbon dioxide they expend in producing and distributing their products and services. For example, the electricity they use in their office and/or… Continue
Added by Change2 on July 19, 2010 at 9:30am —
Last week I was invited to be a part of an Executive Round Table discussion on Ethical Supply Chains. The event was kindly hosted by the United States Studies Centre and the NSW Department of State and Regional Development.
The keynote address was delivered by Dan Henkle, Senior VP of Global Responsibility for… Continue
Added by Lee Stewart on July 14, 2010 at 5:00pm —
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Added by Change2 on July 14, 2010 at 11:30am —
India is attempting to move away from fossil fuels to make maximum use of its available biomass for energy generation. It is also drawing on international investment to finance its projects through the clean development mechanism (CDM). The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) announced on 2 November 2007 the allocation of 31 decentralised biomass power projects with aggregate capacity of 338 megawatts (MW) to private developers for setting up projects having capacity ranging from… Continue
Added by Change2 on July 12, 2010 at 11:00am —
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - July 6, 2010 - Leonardo Academy announced today that it will present a free webinar training course on maintaining high performance in LEED-NC certified buildings on July 15, 2010, titled: 1-2-3 LEED-NC Certification: How to Be a Hero & Deliver Great Post-Occupancy Performance. This course provides step-by-step guidance on how the LEED-EB rating system can be used to achieve and maintain high ongoing performance for buildings certified… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on July 10, 2010 at 8:14am —
It’s official: I’ve ended my relationship with sustainability. We still see each other occasionally but the magic is missing. I’ve moved on to other words. We actually cut loose a long time ago. So it’s sayonara sustainability. It was great while it lasted.
Breaking up with sustainability wasn’t easy. We had a long-term relationship. We also keep bumping into each other because sustainability is still hanging out with many people I work with.… Continue
Added by Nick Potter on July 9, 2010 at 11:30pm —
With the help and support of fellow Change2 member and author Ken Hickson
we are publishing on a weekly basis little snippets from his book the ABC of Carbon
. Each week our editor will randomly select a article or reference from his book and publish it. Starting with A and then working through the alphabet.
We hope you… Continue
Added by Change2 on July 1, 2010 at 5:16pm —