Les Anonymous ont de nouvelles cibles dans leur viseur : les multinationales impliquées dans le commerce du coltan, un minerai rare utilisé dans la fabrication des téléphones et des ordinateurs portables. Une grande partie des réserves connues se trouvent en RDC au Nord et au Sud-Kivu. Des hackers se sont attaqués aux sites internet de […]
In the lead up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup’, Official FIFA Partner, Sony Corporation, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched a campaign to bolster efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) a set of eight internationally-agreed goals designed to reduce poverty, hunger, disease, and maternal and child deaths by 2015. […]
The refrain of a popular children’s song –‘‘the morewe get together the happier we’ll be’’ – may sound like a simplistic formula for solving the complex challenges of climate change and sustainability. But if any area is ripe for collaboration, it’s ‘‘green’’ innovation. ‘‘We all want to save the planet, and the problems are bigger […]
Leading members of the corporate community have come together in a first-of-its-kind effort to help the environment, unleashing dozens of innovative, environmentally responsible patents to the public domain. Availability of these patents will encourage researchers, entrepreneurs and companies of all sizes in any industry to create, apply and further develop their consumer or industrial products, […]
After ranking dead last in a March Greenpeace electronics recycling report, Sony thought it might be a good idea to give consumers a free place to recycle Sony branded products. Starting September 15th US consumers will be able to bring their used Sony products to an eCycling center run by Waste Management. This is a […]
Despite growing concern for the environment, people aren’t prepared to pay more for green products, technology, media and telecoms executives told an industry summit this week. Ideas are multiplying for ways to save energy, increase recycling and use more environmentally friendly materials, but such measures could not be implemented fully unless consumers accepted at least […]
Lenovo has jumped to the number-one spot in Greenpeace International’s influential, if controversial, rankings for environmentally-friendly technology companies. The Chinese giant displaced Nokia in the third and latest Green Electronics Guide studying the policies and activities of 14 leading technology companies. The new rankings mark a sharp improvement by Lenovo over the first Greenpeace poll […]
Climate change is one of the most environmental problems facing the world today. Rising global temperatures will bring changes in weather patterns, rising sea levels and increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather events.