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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.

#Industrials and Utilities #Information and Communications Technology

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Sep

14

September 14, 2015

Information And Communications Technology: Come Hack with Us to Empower People and Enhance Life Around the Globe

Come Hack with Us to Empower People and Enhance Life Around the Globe

BSR Sustainability Hackathon sponsor Qualcomm shares highlights from past hackathon winners and details for our virtual hacking event, taking place September 17-October 17 and culminating in a final presentation at the BSR Conference 2015.

#BSR Conference #Information and Communications Technology

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Sep

9

September 9, 2015

Information And Communications Technology: Green Electronics and the Circular Economy

Green Electronics and the Circular Economy

In advance of the Green Electronic Council's Emerging Green Conference 2015, we explore ways to identify elements of a circular economy.

#Circular Economy #Information and Communications Technology

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Jul

22

July 22, 2015

Information And Communications Technology: BSR’s Vision for the Future of Internet Power: 100 Percent Renewable Energy

BSR’s Vision for the Future of Internet Power: 100 Percent Renewable Energy

HP’s recent announcement about a large-scale wind-energy investment highlights the role of BSR’s Future of Internet Power in getting technology companies to commit to 100 percent renewable energy for their data centers.

#Climate Change #Future of Internet Power #Information and Communications Technology

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Jul

13

July 13, 2015

Information And Communications Technology: The Internet of Green Electronics

The Internet of Green Electronics

BSR explores how five trends in the ICT sector will influence the future of green electronics.

#Industrials and Utilities #Information and Communications Technology

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Jun

30

June 30, 2015

Information And Communications Technology: The Future Is Now: Making the Benefits of Automation Work for Everyone

The Future Is Now: Making the Benefits of Automation Work for Everyone

Automation is changing the face of work. How can companies ensure that our “second machine age” provides benefits for the triple-bottom-line?

#Inclusive Economy #Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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