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 Apple today announced it has more than doubled the number of suppliers committed to using 100 percent clean energy over the last year, accelerating progress toward its ambitious 2030 goal to be carbon neutral across its supply chain and products. In total, 175 Apple suppliers will transition to using renewable energy, and the company and …

Applying open organization principles can help us build the kind of global governance and foster the cooperation necessary to address climate and humanitarian development. In the first part of this extended review of The Age of Sustainable Development” by Jeffrey Sachs, I outlined the author’s argument about the environmental impacts of economic development. In the second article, I discussed the …

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, announced that 79% of IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) in Singapore were satisfied with how their company’s existing IT infrastructure dealt with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on regular business operations. 7 in 10 respondents here also stated that the hybrid cloud approach was …

At Google, we’re dedicated to building technology that helps people do more for the planet, and to fostering sustainability at scale. We continue to be the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, and in September made a commitment to operate on 24/7 carbon-free energy in all our data centers and campuses worldwide by 2030. …

Shell International Petroleum Company Limited and Microsoft Corporation, building on a history of three decades of working together, are embarking on a new strategic alliance to support progress towards a world with net-zero emissions. This builds on the strong foundation of decades of technology collaboration between the two companies. This type of strategic alliance is …

HP Inc. announced updates to its Pavilion line-up, designed to turn heads while progressing the company’s leadership towards a more sustainable future. The HP Pavilion 13, HP Pavilion 14, and HP Pavilion 15 Laptops showcase a progressive new tonal color-blocking design and are the first consumer laptops available from HP to feature 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Iris® Xe graphics. …

In advance of the International Molded Fiber Association (IMFA) annual conference, the leading event for the molded fiber industry, HP unveiled an innovative and environmentally friendly tooling solution for molded fiber manufacturers. The solution includes the new HP Molded Fiber Advanced Tooling technology, which enables fast and enhanced design and fabrication of high-performance molded fiber tooling …

Earlier this summer, marine specialists reeled up a shipping-container-size datacenter coated in algae, barnacles and sea anemones from the seafloor off Scotland’s Orkney Islands. The retrieval launched the final phase of a years-long effort that proved the concept of underwater datacenters is feasible, as well as logistically, environmentally and economically practical. Microsoft’s Project Natick team deployed the Northern …

ABB is collaborating with its global, strategic partner, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), on jointly developed technology to significantly reduce the energy consumption of high-performance supercomputers, while at the same time increasing their computing capacity and reliability. Answers to some of society’s most pressing challenges are buried in massive amounts of data. The world’s top research …

Amazon announced a €3.75 million commitment to The Nature Conservancy in an effort to reduce climate change risks and increase species biodiversity in three German cities. The initial project is in Berlin’s Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district. Learnings will be applied in two other German locations, and then shared across other European cities. With this, Amazon is recognizing the urgency of the climate …