Research by GreenBiz Group and AT&T finds that Information and Communications Technology (ICT) executives and sustainability leaders need to speak the same language.
Data centers may be inefficient, but that's not the whole story. If the auto industry had gotten efficient as quickly as the IT industry in the last 40 years, we'd be getting 450,000 miles...
Autodesk’s simulation product enables engineers to test for materials, extreme temperatures and fluid dynamics – before prototyping begins.
Mass.-based company offers Web-based platform to analyze water, gas and electric utility data to target the $2 billion U.S. multi-tenant apartment building market.
The social media giant for the first time has released data about its carbon emissions, citing "power of openness."
Code for America offers a new form of citizen engagement promoting open data and how to build a successful, sustainable "civic hacking" community
Cloud computing and its data centers' vast energy demands, which are spiraling upwards every year, could open opportunities for renewables.
What are the best energy-management practices for keeping a lid on the ever-growing costs of running a compute facility?
The latest iteration of software that measures the energy and carbon of laptops, desktops and even the data center aims to democratize IT energy savings by bringing costs down to earth while...
Two fairly disparate trends -- the integration of hardware and software systems and more modular data centers -- both are leading to significantly more efficient IT systems.
Greenpeace's latest volley in the battle to clean up data centers' energy act highlights the importance of green initiatives for cloud providers and cloud customers alike.
Salesforce.com recently proffered a metric for measuring the environmental performance of cloud-based services.
Cloud computing could redefine the way we think about business ethics and sustainability. Here's how the cloud could affect two of our biggest sustainability challenges: climate change and...
A new report by technology provider CDW calls cloud computing a "game changer" for more energy efficient IT.
Computing power is abundant, cheap and ubiquitous. Here are four ways to creatively unleash IT to boost sustainability programs.
Jon Koomey looks at how a Moore's Law-like progression of ever-more-efficient computing has created unprecedented opportunities for measuring, monitoring and managing the world around us with...
The fanfare over Apple's much-anticipated 4G iPad has been blaringly loud. But some clean-enegy advocates are finding less to trumpet about.
The fifth version of the advocacy group's Cool IT Leaderboard ranks global computing giants on their efforts to embrace renewable energy as well as push for global clean energy policies.
The latest edition of the ranking of IT companies' efforts to reduce their own energy use and advocate for clean energy policies finds Google and Cisco in the top spots.
From big players like IBM and SAP to smaller startups like C3, vendors of energy and carbon management software have a big challenge to capture a slice of the broad demand for companies of all...