Here's an inside look at what took place behind the decision to approve the laptop -- and the lessons we all learned about sustainability's clout.
Leaders from IBM, Google, White House and other entrepreneurs, thought leaders and policy makers among nominees promoting convergence of IT with energy, buildings and transportation.
The tech and finance sectors dominated the magazine’s highly anticipated annual review of the top 500 publicly traded U.S. and global companies.
Computer, laptops and tablets continue to grow rapidly in the global marketplace. Is it sustainable? We calculated the environmental costs of computers compared to their purchase price.
Nearly 60 percent of poor American homes need a PC, and more than 17 million with plenty of useful life left are prematurely retired from U.S. businesses annually. What if we connected those dots...
The greatest thing since -- well, the 4S -- is anticipated to catalyze a booming industry of valuable e-waste.
Integrating all the systems involved in running a typical building can have a big payoff in better information and increased functionality. Here's how to make those systems play nice together...
Computer giant works with EPEAT to put all eligible products back on registry -- and another product as well.
The plug-load threat is emerging like a monster against building energy-efficiency efforts. Here are some easy-to-implement, cost-effective ways to tame loads.
A new survey released Friday by Rackspace finds that the majority of its IT customers believe that "greener is better," even -- in some cases -- when it costs more.
Retailing giant Best Buy has seen its recycling take-back program grow from a costly gamble into a fast-growing business.
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 trade group aims to reduce environmental damage from rare earth materials, but it likely won't increase the supply of the minerals -- which cleantech and IT firms depend on -- or check...
Sure, there are all sorts of pared-down but free options for reduce the energy used by your computer fleet. But sometimes free is too cheap, and it'll end up costing you in the end.
A new report by technology provider CDW calls cloud computing a "game changer" for more energy efficient IT.
Many electronics companies would like to use conflict-free minerals, but finding suppliers can prove challenging. A new program could make it easier for smelters to become conflict-free.
After the Fair Labor Association found workplace violations at Apple's supplier Foxconn Technology Group, it looks like the electronics giant is becoming more transparent.
The consortium, spearheaded by Bell Labs, unveils its second technology innovation in its efforts to make telecommunications networks 1,000 times more efficient.
Israel Ganot, CEO of electronics-reseller Gazelle, talks about turning your old gadgets into cash -- and keeping them out of the e-waste stream.
Computer and monitor manufacturers now have to meet social-responsibility criteria -- not just environmental and performance requirements -- to get that coveted "TCO Certified" label.