DuckDuckGo, the privacy-oriented search engine, has become carbon neutral after offsetting 125% of its entire operations. The offsetting also covers its previous years of operations.
At its Dreamforce event, Salesforce has announced that it has achieved effective Net Zero energy usage across its entire value chain with 100 percent renewable energy and purchasing carbon offsets.
At Inspire 2021, Microsoft has announced the Cloud for Sustainability initiative that will help organizations to measure and track their carbon emissions and also take act upon intelligent insights.
Microsoft must introduce the Right to Repair to reduce the enormous e-waste, says As You Sow. As You Sow is a body overlooking the environmental impacts of corporate practices and expansion.
O2 has been rolling out new cooling technology from EkkoSense across its network. This will reduce its carbon emissions by one million kilograms each year, helping it become net-zero by 2025.
A study finds that 40% of China's bitcoin mining is powered by coal and will produce 130.5 million metric tons of carbon emissions by 2024. This would hamper the country's control of CO2 emissions.
Nokia has announced that it will halve the power usage of its base stations by 2023. It will do this by refining the software to be more efficient and by adopting the latest power-efficient SoCs.
Nokia has announced new climate targets which will see it reduce its carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 compared to 2019. It comes after it reached previously set targets 11 years ahead of schedule.
Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom have found that solar grids can power two-thirds of the energy requirements needed for one of the latter's mobile sites located in Germany, helping cut emissions.
Every sector needs someone like Elon Musk who will experiment and develop new technologies to reduce carbon emissions, according to Bill Gates. He specifically cited the steel and cement industries.
Ecosia has announced that it's now available as a default search provider in the Brave web browser. This will open the search engine up to Brave's 24 million active users and help to drive traffic.
Mozilla has announced that in the coming year it wants to bring down its carbon emissions rather than just offsetting them. Plans include travelling only when necessary and going paper-free.
The UK's Royal Society has called on platforms and regulators to find ways to lower the quality of streamed content where appropriate in order to cut carbon emissions by around 1% to 5%.
Vodafone has announced that it plans to hit net zero carbon by the year 2040. Its Scope 1 & 2 emissions will reach net zero by 2030. The 2040 goal was set for 2050 but was brought forward.
The collaboration will be focusing on developing innovative tech solutions that help the companies meet their sustainability goals. bp will also be utilizing Microsoft's Azure services.
Amazon has announced the purchase of 1,800 electric vans from Mercedes-Benz. The electric vehicles will be part of the European delivery fleet and cut Amazon's emissions by thousands of tonnes.
Microsoft, Nike, Unilever, Danone, Mercedes-Benz, Moller-Maersk, Wipro, and Natura have formed 'Transform to Net Zero'—a global carbon-neutral group that will focus on slashing our carbon footprint.
Amazon has announced that it has purchased sustainable aviation fuel from Shell Aviation in a bid to reduce its carbon emissions. The fuel reduces a plane's carbon emissions by one fifth.
The ethical search engine, Ecosia, has announced that it has almost planted 100 million trees since its launch at the very end of 2009. It should reach the milestone sometime later this week.
Nokia has revealed that its liquid-cooled 5G base stations have managed to save Elisa, a Finnish operator, money on energy costs and even cut their carbon emissions by a massive 80%.
With Environmental Insights Explorer, Google will be analyzing global mapping data to estimate building and transportation carbon emissions and renewable energy potential to help fight climate change.
LG has pledged to go carbon neutral by the year 2030. The South Korean company plans to achieve this goal via a multifaceted approach of buying credits, and reducing its emissions in half.
Apple has announced that it helped put together a joint venture between Alcoa Corp. and Rio Tinto in order to develop a much cleaner aluminium smelting process that releases oxygen instead of CO2.
The DEMU train will use solar panels attached to the roofs of its coaches to provide internal power for things like lighting, this will mean the trains can save up to 21,000 litres of diesel per year.