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So Beautiful and Yet so Neutral

08 June 2009  |  4342 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I must admit to sometimes getting a little overwhelmed at all the effort it takes to live an eco-friendly life. It's not that I'm not making an effort. I recycle at home and at work. I turn off unnecessary lights, replace burned out incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulb (cfl) ones , use a re-usable cloth bag for shopping, think...

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It's a Bird It's a Plane...It's Earth Day

23 April 2009  |  9555 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Happy Belated Earth Day! Yes, I know Earth Day was yesterday...hence the belated...but tell the truth did you remember to celebrate? How do you celebrate the Earth? Do you hug a tree, have a neighborhood shredding day, start a compost or just pledge to be more aware? Well whatever you did to mark the day...hats off to you. Because now...today...

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Altruism or Profit--Green Initiatives Can Support Both

13 April 2009  |  8990 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With its latest investment in Philadelphia-based Field Diagnostic Services (FDSI) and its overall $20 billion commitment to support sustainability, Bank of America (BofA) is just the latest financial ...

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Elton Cane
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Reversing the hardware to software trend

06 February 2009  |  4199 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It's quite common for hardware manufacturers to expand into also offering software that manages and/or runs on their servers or other devices. But it's far less common to find a large pure-play softwa...

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Elton Cane
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

The joy of transaction-based recurring revenue

20 January 2009  |  5185 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Intelligent Environments appears to have lived up to the first part of its name with the revenue model it has in place with a growing number of customers. Not only does it take a small one-off fee eac...

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Dean Procter
Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Banks Can Set A Good Example With Energy Smarts

16 November 2008  |  3551 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The Morgan Stanley tidal power generation project is clearly a potentially very good investment. Citi's smart data centre also contributes to better energy efficiency. These investments should inspire...

Elton Cane
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Reducing waste at Sibos

18 September 2008  |  4624 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With corporate social responsibility on the conference agenda at Sibos for the first time, I thought it would be interesting to have a chat with Swift's own CSR manager to talk about the co-operative'...

Peter Roberts
Peter RobertsUCL - London

Can e-invoicing save the planet?

16 September 2008  |  3923 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I see we're giving away a mountain bike on our Green Zone quiz as part of this year's Sibos bash. Sibos? Green? Don't get me started... the first time I attended I was shocked by the amount of materia...

Peter Roberts
Peter RobertsUCL - London

Greenpeace in raunchy video shocker

30 July 2008  |  4642 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I can't decide if this is funny or just downright rude. Or weird. Or all of the above. The EU have delayed a vote on protecting forests from illegal logging and Greenpeace are trying to make sure it d...

Dean Procter
Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Low cost way to 'go green' - Walk to Work on Friday

23 July 2008  |  4808 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In this time of stretched budgets here's a healthy way to make a little difference and all that is required is that you walk to work. Companies are urged to register as corporate ambassadors (free) an...

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Date 25 Jun 2007
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Assessing the carbon footprint of fintech and looking to the future.
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