By Tom Raftery on March 22, 2011
So I wrote a post the other day entitled Have HP’s senior executives lost interest in Sustainability? after attending a HP event in San Francisco. It was a little unfair because I concentrated on the lack of mentions of Sustainability by senior management on the first day of the event while leaving out the fact […]
By Tom Raftery on February 18, 2011
And here is a round-up of this week’s Green numbers… How La Poste Saves $7 Million a Year In IT Energy Costs France’s La Poste manages 180,000 PCs that sat mostly idle, yet still used as much electricity as if they were fully engaged in a difficult computing problem. “The AVOB solution does what other […]
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By Tom Raftery on May 7, 2010
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And here are this week’s Green numbers:
BP ‘facing £15bn loss’ over Gulf of Mexico oil spill | Business | The Guardian
It doesn’t pay to pollute.
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster is likely to cost BP $23bn (£15bn) and its shares can be expected to lag behind those of its […]
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Should FaceBook’s investors be worried that the site is sourcing energy for its new data center from coal?
By Tom Raftery on February 23, 2010
Should FaceBook’s investors be worried that the site is sourcing energy for its new data center from primarily coal-fired power? FaceBook is fourth largest web property (by unique visitor count) and well on its way to becoming third. It is valued in excess of $10 billion and its investors include Russian investment company DST, Accel […]
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