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ICT industry plays big role in carbon cuts: Acer head

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Taipei, Dec. 4 (CNA) Products or services featuring lower carbon emissions can better appeal to consumers amid rising environmental awareness, and new information and communications technology (ICT) plays a big role in this process, Acer’s chairman said Saturday.

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ICC says ICTs key to a low-carbon economy

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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) might facilitate the transition to a low-carbon economy, the International Camber of Commerce (ICC) said on Wednesday.

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  • Published: Sep 9th, 2010
  • Category: India
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How ICT can deliver the low carbon economy?

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New Delhi: In an important step toward cutting greenhouse gas emissions, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), an international partnership of information and communications technology (ICT) companies, today unveiled a methodology for evaluating the carbon-reducing potential of new ICT initiatives.

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  • Published: Sep 8th, 2010
  • Category: India
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GeSI partners with ICT firms for carbon tracking

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BANGALORE, INDIA: In an important step toward cutting greenhouse gas emissions, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), an international partnership of information and communications technology (ICT) companies, recently unveiled a methodology for evaluating the carbon-reducing potential of new ICT initiatives.

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  • Published: May 5th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Opinion: GreenNet 2010: IT can cut global carbon emissions by 7.8 gigatons

By 2020, information and communications technology (ICT) could slash carbon emissions globally by 15 percent, equal to 7.8 gigatons, while reducing energy spending by $300 billion. Keynote speaker Molly Webb, head of strategic engagement at The Climate Group, cited those figures here at GreenNet 2010 in San Francisco, drawing on a study conducted by the group “Smart 2020: Enabling the low-carbon economy in the Information Age.”

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Carbon reduction targets for ICT: Tanner

Finance Minister Lindsay Tanner has told a CeBIT conference in Sydney the Australian Government was by far the biggest data centre operators in the country

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  • Published: Jan 19th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Telecoms firm to cut ICT industry carbon emissions – Networking Industry News

Some of the world’s biggest telecoms companies have come together to form a new consortium tasked with overseeing a massive reduction in the amount of energy used by the industry each year.

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  • Published: Dec 27th, 2009
  • Category: Global
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ICT key to cut carbon emissions, says IDC

ICT-based offerings can cut 5.8 billion tons of CO2 emissions by 2020, according to IDC’s G20 ICT Sustainability Index.

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  • Published: Nov 26th, 2009
  • Category: Global
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ICT has the potential to reduce carbon emissions by 25%

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ICT-based technologies, if used intensively, have the potential to reduce carbon emissions by 25% in the G20 countries, compared with 2006 baseline emissions.

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Tech sector should outpace EU climate goals -Reding

BRUSSELS, March 30 (Reuters) – The European Union’s technology sector should outpace the rest of the bloc on cutting climate-warming emissions, said Viviane Reding, EU commissioner in charge of information and communication technology (ICT).

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