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.
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.
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%.
Google has announced that its 'Made by Google' consumer products will start using more and more recycled materials from 2022. From 2020, shipments to and from customers will be carbon neutral.
Microsoft and Vattenfall have collaborated yet again to commit to the spread of green energy, by building sustainable datacentres that employ use of 100 percent renewable energy sources.
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 unveiled a raft of initiatives to celebrate Earth Day on April 22. The firm also released its yearly environmental report which outlines the environmental achievements in 2018.
Apple has announced that it will make a donation to Conservation International every time someone submits an iPhone through the GiveBack programme. It also launched a disassembly robot called Daisy.
Microsoft is investing $50 million in its AI for Earth program as a part of the company's three-stage, five-year plan, which will see researchers study environmental issues affecting the planet.
With PC gaming on the rise, a new study has found gaming computers are using $10 billion or 75 terawatt hours' worth of electricity a year, worldwide, 10 times more than consoles.