21 Sep '11, 2am

Green IT Around the World Suffering from Growing Pains

Green IT Around the World Suffering from Growing Pains

Fujitsu surveyed 1,000 CIOs and senior information and communication technology managers to assess the maturity of sustainable ICT practices around the globe -- and the company's findings read like a restless teen's report card. "Immature and possibly at risk" is how I'd sum up the results presented in Fujitsu's second annual global benchmark report of ICT sustainability . The report, just out this week, is based on the responses to 80 questions about companies' sustainability practices in five key areas: product lifecycle, end user, enterprise, metrics and something Fujitsu calls "enablement," which has to do with how firms use IT to manage their carbon footprint. Here's how Fujitsu summed up the results: "As we found in 2010, there is a relative lack of maturity of ICT Sustainability policies, practices and technologies. Although some industries and countries are maturin...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/09/20/green-it-around-w...

Tweets

Solar power and tree planting: IKEA's growing greener

Solar power and tree planting: IKEA's growing g...

earthtimes.org 21 Sep '11, 3pm

Swedish furniture giants IKEA are putting great store in their green credentials, announcing a new solar power project thi...

Our growing population – the need for deforestation

Our growing population – the need for deforesta...

theonlinecitizen.com 20 Sep '11, 6am

The 2010-2011 flash floods, which hit Singapore by surprise and took the lives of four, were, as everyone knows, caused by...

Asia's growing thirst for scotch

Asia's growing thirst for scotch

channelnewsasia.com 19 Sep '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: A Chinese businessman has paid what is believed to be a record amount for a bottle of whisky at a duty-free sho...

Today marks the start of World Green Building Week. #green #CRE #sustainability

Today marks the start of World Green Building W...

worldgbc.org 19 Sep '11, 3pm

Track Russia’s “greenest” companies selection on-line! Be the first to find out who the winners are! Join us at World GBC ...

Happy World Green Building Week! @WorldGBC

worldgbc.org 19 Sep '11, 9am

World Green Building Week 2011 will be taking place between September 19-23, 2011. How will you be celebrating green build...

Photovoltaics among fastest growing industries in the world #EnergySage #Solar

Photovoltaics among fastest growing industries ...

solardaily.com 18 Sep '11, 6am

Photovoltaics among fastest growing industries in the world Brussels, 5 September 2011 -The tenth edition of the JRC PV St...

Is turbulence in global "neural" networks akin to that in maturing teen brains (and behavior)? Are we in transition?

Is turbulence in global "neural" networks akin ...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 20 Sep '11, 4pm

Dennis W. Ho for The New York Times Young people party . David Dobbs’ cover story in the October issue of National Geograp...

Green Jobs Grow Strong in Hard Times

switchboard.nrdc.org 20 Sep '11, 9pm

The bankruptcy of Solyndra, the solar panel maker, has raised serious questions. The FBI and others will find the answers....

World Green Building Week Kicks off Across the ...

edcmag.com 28 Sep '11, 6pm

Countries around the world are kicking off World Green Building Week, and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is doing...

What are you doing to celebrate World Green Bui...

gbca.org.au 18 Sep '11, 11pm

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and Lend Lease invite you to celebrate the launch of World Green Building W...

Solar: The "Fastest Growing Industry in America"

solarfeeds.com 16 Sep '11, 5pm

The U.S. solar industry grew 102% last year and is on track to grow another 100% this year. What other industry doubled it...

Time-lapse video shows around the world in 62 s...

sg.news.yahoo.com 20 Sep '11, 5am

A rare time-lapse clip showing a bird’s-eye view of our planet from outer space in one minute has surfaced on the Web. The...

Feels like @Twitter was meant to share these sp...

itsgettinghotinhere.org 25 Sep '11, 12am

Jamie is the co-coordinator of 350.org, an international global warming campaign. A recent college graduate, he lives in S...

Next week is World Green Building Week. Green b...

gbca.org.au 15 Sep '11, 5am

A number of events have already been registered to take place during World Green Building Week - register your organisatio...

If a tree falls in the woods & no one is around...

treehugger.com 19 Sep '11, 3am

It's a riddle that's been twisting brains for generations: If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it, d...