Apple announced that by 2025, its new batteries found on iPhone, iPad, etc. will have 100% recycled cobalt. The company has similar goals of using 100% recycled rare earth elements and gold plating.
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Google is readying a new alerts feature for Search that will show information about extreme heat conditions in an area. The feature is expected to roll out sometime in the coming months.
Microsoft has unveiled a new Xbox Sustainability Toolkit—a new set of utilities that allow developers better understand and reduce the carbon footprint while developing games for consoles.
Microsoft has collaborated with BBC Earth to bring five free maps to Minecraft: Education and Bedrock editions to teach the importance of sustainability and climate change. The first map is now ready.
Google has expanded its list of eco-friendly tools by adding sustainability filters to search results and letting users buy train tickets directly from Google by typing in their destinations.
Samsung's commitment toward sustainability has translated into its paper-free campaign which aims to set in motion a transition from paper documentation to electronic documentation across the globe.
Microsoft Sustainability Manager will be powered by sensors and the company's cloud-based, AI-powered data collection, processing, and sorting solutions to suggest ways to reduce carbon footprints.
In an attempt to bring NFTs to a broader audience and to provide new monetization opportunities to its users, Instagram is testing digital collectibles with some U.S. creators and collectors.
Samsung reiterates its commitment towards being more eco-conscious by joining hands with Sean Wotherspoon for sustainable Galaxy S21 and Galaxy Watch4 series accessories for Earth Day.
We have had a very exciting past few days in the Microsoft-verse due to some references to the never-announced Windows 9 and a secret File Explorer in Windows 11 that you can read about here!
Microsoft has outlined a series of steps it is implementing to make Xbox products 100% recyclable by 2030. This includes the use of Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) resins in the manufacturing process.
Vodafone is planning to offer a range of new services in Europe that will extend the life of devices. This will help the company become a circular economy business where little is thrown away.
SwissBorg held its annual meeting earlier, it outlined plans to scrap fees for P2P payments between SwissBorg users and its plan to reduce emissions related to crypto use on its platform.
Samsung will be using single-use plastics from the ocean in future products to help clean up the planet and make its devices more eco-friendly. The upcoming Galaxy phones will use these materials.
Samsung's 2022 sustainability initiatives reiterate its commitment towards fighting climate change by developing eco-conscious home appliances and working towards a sustainable future for all.
Samsung SmartThings' partnership with energy management platforms and sustainability partners reiterates its commitment towards developing smart energy solutions and working for a net zero future.
Microsoft has announced new shopping-related features coming to Edge soon, including informing you about price drops, "ethically sourced" products, and Microsoft Rewards on the tool bar, among others.
Apple is going to launch Self Service Repair next year so that customers can fix their own iPhone 12, iPhone 13, or M1 Macs themselves. The program is aimed at technicians with the required skills.
SmartThings Energy, a service within the SmartThings app, now offers solutions that aid in saving energy, reducing costs, and contributing to a lower carbon footprint for a more sustainable future.
Vodafone has said the Eco Rating scheme, that launched in Europe earlier this year, will come to global markets. The Eco Rating helps inform customers about the climate impact of their purchases.
Fairphone has announced its latest smartphone, the Fairphone 4. This iteration is noticeably more stylish than the predecessors; this is because the company wants the device to be more mainstream.
Microsoft has announced a partnership with Scottish energy provider SSE. They'll attempt to make the energy sector more sustainable through a variety of efforts. Both are COP26 partners too.
Google is going to provide more sustainability information about hotels to help customers find the best places to stay at. It's also working on a way to calculate air travel emissions.
Woolly mammoths could soon be walking the Earth as a couple of individuals - a scientist and an entrepreneur - are devising such genetically engineered beasts, in order to help with global warming.
Samsung has partnered with Sami Miró Vintage to create six watchbands for its Galaxy Watch4. Two of the bands are made with apple peel skin while the other four use eco-friendly TPU material.
Xiaomi has released its 2020 sustainability report. It covers its impact on the environment as well as other issues such as how it worked to fight COVID-19 by donating medical supplies.
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.
Samsung regularly works on enhancing its memory and semiconductor solutions. The company has introduced a campaign that showcases the importance that the tech giant associates with these chips.
Microsoft has partnered with various organizations including Accenture, GitHub, and ThoughtWorks to form the Green Software Foundation which aims to promote sustainable and green software development.
On the occasion of Earth Day, Razer has launched a new Green Fund for green startups that build eco-friendly products as a part of the company's #GoGreenWithRazer initiative which launched last month.
Fairphone released Android 9 for its 6-year-old Fairphone 2. It had to work around many issues to bring the update to the phone as it lacked support from Qualcomm whose chip is used on the phone.
A new report published by UK MPs has suggested how the government could tackle the issue of electronic waste. It criticised online retailers like Amazon for not offering to collect e-waste.
Google has announced updated sustainability goals for its hardware products. The company is committing to using at least 50% recycled or renewable plastic in all of its products, among other goals.
Ecosia has announced that it now partially owns TreeCard, a firm that makes wooden debit cards. The search provider said that purchases with the card will fund its tree-planting efforts worldwide.
Amazon has launched Climate Pledge Friendly for over 25,000 products. The tagged products will enable customers to shop for more sustainable products that are better for the environment.
Microsoft has announced that it will replenish more water than it uses by 2030. The firm is also committed to working with NGOs to help 1.5 million people gain access to clean water.
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.
The collaboration will see Microsoft leverage its Azure and AI technologies along MSCI's investment tools' portfolio. As such, the firms aim to accelerate innovation in the global investment industry.
In terms of sustainability initiatives, the new steps announced at Inspire 2020 today are specifically aimed at accelerating progress towards Microsoft's goal of being carbon negative by 2030.