Greenpeace sees haze in Amazon’s path to green cloud computing

Greenpeace sees haze in Amazon's path to green cloud computing Activist group Greenpeace has deemed Apple the world’s most environmentally-friendly technology platform company for a third consecutive year, ranking it highly even next to fellow “A” grade firms Google and Facebook. Apple’s Maiden, N.C. solar farm.

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What Powers Your Cloud?

A new Greenpeace report, Clicking Clean: Who is Winning the Race to Build a Green Internet?, finds that Apple, Google, Facebook and newcomer Switch are leading the charge to build a renewably powered internet. These companies are coupling …

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Apple, Facebook, Google Rank Highest In Greenpeace Report

Apple, Google, Facebook, and Switch have scored the highest marks in Greenpeace’s annual renewable-energy ranking, while Baidu, Oracle, Samsung, and Tencent have received among the lowest. The Greenpeace Clicking Clean: Who is Winning the …

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Apple is the greenest tech company in the world, according to Greenpeace (AAPL)

Tim Cook Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla. For the third year in a row, Apple has been deemed the most environmentally friendly of the world’s major tech companies, according to a new report from environmental organization Greenpeace. Apple, along with …

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Las Vegas company’s renewable energy efforts touted by Greenpeace

CARSON CITY — Las Vegas-based data storage company Switch gets top marks in a new report released by Greenpeace ranking internet companies on their renewable energy efforts. “Clicking Clean: Who Is Winning the Race to Build a Green Internet?

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Binge-watching is going to make your carbon footprint soar

Greenpeace says video streaming companies like Netflix are lagging their IT sector peers on clean energy. Image: AP Photo/Elise Amendola. 2016%2f09%2f16%2f30%2f2016091585httpsblueprintapiproduction.s3.amazonaws..e5729 By Maria Gallucci …

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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Lacks Embracing Renewable Energy Compared to FANG Peers

Bellevue-based Amazon.com, Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) may be one of the fastest growing companies in the US lately, but there is something where the e-commerce retailer lacks in comparison to its peers. A recent report published by Greenpeace recently …

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Switch earns straight A’s in clean energy from Greenpeace

Cherry Creek II, UNLV’s 26,000 processor supercomputer, is stored at Las Vegas data company Switch, pictured here. By Sun Staff (contact). Tuesday, January 10, 2017 – 12:01 a.m.. 365. Related Coverage. Las Vegas-based Switch goes to 100 percent …

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Apple named world’s greenest tech firm in latest Greenpeace report

Apple has been named the world’s greenest major tech company for the third consecutive year in a new report released today (10 January) by Greenpeace. The energy footprint of the IT sector is estimated to consume around 7% of the global electricity.

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Greenpeace ranks the greenest tech companies: Apple, Facebook and Google lead the charge

Greenpeace released its Click Clean report for 2016 today. And the results of it were not too different from last year. According to the report, Apple leads the charge among platform operators. The company achieved the impressive 83% on Greenpeace’s …

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Apple named world’s greenest tech company

Its planned Galway data centre would run 100% on renewables, as is standard practice for the company now… Business & Tech. Apple named world's greenest tech company. Craig Fitzpatrick. 14:50 10 Jan 2017. Craig Fitzpatrick 11 minutes ago.

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Switch Gets All A’s, Four Providers Fail Green Data Center Test by Greenpeace

The green data center report cards are in, and not all data center providers will be proud to show theirs to parents. Greenpeace gave four out of 14 data center and CDN service providers overall failing grades for efforts to clean up the energy mix

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Greenpeace sees haze in Amazon’s path to green cloud computing

Amazon Web Services says that one day it will rely solely on renewable power. But Greenpeace says a ramp up in data center construction in Virginia, where power comes mostly from coal and nuclear plants, makes that goal elusive.

The Seattle Times

Apple is still the most environmentally-friendly tech company in the world

Screen Shot 2017-01-10 at 14.47.41 Tim Cook isn’t hiding his school report so his parents don’t see it! Photo: Greenpeace. It feels like another lifetime when Apple was scoring dead last on Greenpeace’s report on green-friendly data centers, and the

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Greenpeace Declares Apple ‘Greenest Tech Company’ For Third Year Running

Greenpeace has declared Apple to be the most environmentally friendly technology company in the world for the third year in a row. The conclusion was reached in the environmental organization’s latest report, entitled Clicking Clean: Who is Winning the …

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Apple is more environmentally-friendly than Facebook, Google and Microsoft

Greenpeace has crowned Apple the most environmentally-friendly tech company for the third year in a row. The Cupertino, Calif.-based giant is well ahead of most of the big players in the field, being one of just three companies to get an “A” grade from

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Apple the greenest tech company in the world: Greenpeace

A new report from Greenpeace has found that Apple, Facebook and Google, as well as relative newcomer Switch, are leading the way when it comes to building a renewably powered internet. The report, Clicking Clean: Who is Winning the Race to Build a …

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Apple, Google, Facebook lead in clean energy and policies says latest Greenpeace report

Greenpeace releases its “Clicking Clean” report each year, comparing major internet companies in renewable energy use and their advocacy of clean energy policies. The past few years have seen familiar names leading the pack, improving every year, and …

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