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The metaverse and the carbon economy

As more and more of the real-world economy shifts into the digital virtual world, the issue of the carbon impact of the metaverse and its various services will become more and more pressing.

IT for sustainability: the innovation investment in our planet’s future

With technology at the heart of positive change, it plays a key role in sustainability, maintaining vital personal connections and continuity when the world around us becomes disrupted.

Microsoft commits to carbon negative by 2030, among other environmental commitments

The environmental crisis is by no means a new issue, but Microsoft is making a renewed effort to combat it, as it announced today that it is committing to becoming carbon negative by 2030, eliminating all past carbon emissions by 2050, and the creation of a $US1 billion fund for investment in carbon removal technologies.

Canadian innovation powers HP closed-loop recycling

Thanks in large part to an 18-year-old partnership with Montreal-based Lavergne Group, new HP cartridges are made from plastic salvaged from their ancestors.

Green IT plans still a go, says Deloitte

The consulting giant said the economic downturn will not deter Canadian companies from following through on their green IT strategies. But according to an IDC Canada analyst, not enough green IT plans have even gotten off the ground yet

Toxics still lurk in new ICT gear: Greenpeace

PC makers rapped the hardest for not being able to do without PCV insulation and brominated flame retardants. Also, for the first time manufacturers were rated for their products' energy efficiency

Curbing our energy appetite

IT professionals gather in Toronto for a sobering look at the tech sector's North American energy usage.

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