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Jul

21

July 21, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: Six Principles to Power Cleaner Data Centers

Six Principles to Power Cleaner Data Centers

BSR's Future of Internet Power has created a set of Corporate Colocation and Cloud Buyers' Principles, which outline six criteria that companies using data center services would like to see their providers meet.

#Future of Internet Power #Information and Communications Technology

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Jul

7

July 7, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: Shortening the Distance to a Sustainable Future in the ICT Sector

Shortening the Distance to a Sustainable Future in the ICT Sector

Our new Information and Communications Technology Associate Director shares his thoughts on the sector's sustainability challenges and opportunities.

#Information and Communications Technology

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May

17

May 17, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: BSR Member Spotlight: Patrick Flynn, Director of Sustainability, Salesforce

BSR Member Spotlight: Patrick Flynn, Director of Sustainability, Salesforce

Salesforce's sustainability director spoke to BSR about why innovation and collaboration are important to sustainability and the company's renewable-energy goals.

#BSR Member #Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology

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Apr

29

April 29, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: Getting to a Green Internet, One Goal at a Time

Getting to a Green Internet, One Goal at a Time

The Future of Internet Power is pleased to share that 20 information and communications technology companies have now committed to a 100 percent renewables goal.

#Future of Internet Power #Information and Communications Technology

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Apr

5

April 5, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: BSR Member Spotlight: Bill Weihl, Sustainability Director, Facebook

BSR Member Spotlight: Bill Weihl, Sustainability Director, Facebook

In the second in a blog series highlighting BSR members and their sustainability stories, we spoke with Bill Weihl of Facebook about clean energy for data centers and collaboration through BSR's Future of Internet Power initiative.

#BSR Member #Information and Communications Technology

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Mar

30

March 30, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: From Sense to Sustainability: Four Lessons on Assessing the Impacts of Technology

From Sense to Sustainability: Four Lessons on Assessing the Impacts of Technology

Three recent case studies from the Center for Technology and Sustainability highlight the value of striving to better understand the holistic impacts of technology on sustainability.

#Center for Technology and Sustainability #Information and Communications Technology

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Jan

19

January 19, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: Notes from the Train to Davos: Aron Cramer on the World Economic Forum 2016

Notes from the Train to Davos: Aron Cramer on the World Economic Forum 2016

BSR CEO Aron Cramer reflects on the week ahead at the World Economic Forum's 2016 annual meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

#Climate Change #Inclusive Economy #Information and Communications Technology

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Jan

13

January 13, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: Dispatch from CES: 5 Hot Tech Trends and the Implications for Sustainability

Dispatch from CES: 5 Hot Tech Trends and the Implications for Sustainability

Here are five tech trends we learned about at the annual Consumer Electronics Show and what they mean for sustainability.

#Information and Communications Technology

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Dec

2

December 2, 2015

Information And Communications Technology: Inclusive by Design: BSR’s Project on Technology and Access in China

Inclusive by Design: BSR’s Project on Technology and Access in China

BSR's recent project on developing a mobile application designed around the needs of blind and vision-impaired people in China aims to improve their access to products and services.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy #Information and Communications Technology

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Nov

19

November 19, 2015

Information And Communications Technology: 3-D Printing a More Just and Sustainable World

3-D Printing a More Just and Sustainable World

From producing human skin to combatting rhino poaching to feeding astronauts pizzas in space, 3-D printing is driving innovation across an impressive array of applications. BSR recently published a report highlighting what it means for sustainability.

#Information and Communications Technology #Manufacturing

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