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Feb

1

February 1, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: Best Practices for Colocation Data Centers: A Guide to Maximizing Renewable Energy Mix

Best Practices for Colocation Data Centers: A Guide to Maximizing Renewable Energy Mix

This report from BSR's Future of Internet Power identifies best practices for maximizing the use of renewable energy at colocation data centers (colos) in the United States.

#Climate Change #Future of Internet Power #Information and Communications Technology

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Oct

30

October 30, 2015

Information And Communications Technology: 3-D Printing: Sustainability Opportunities and Challenges

3-D Printing: Sustainability Opportunities and Challenges

3-D printing has been hailed as a transformative innovation, but what are its sustainability impacts? A new BSR issue brief explores the sustainability opportunities and challenges of this emerging technology.

#Information and Communications Technology

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Sep

17

September 17, 2014

Legitimate and Meaningful: Stakeholder Engagement in Human Rights Due Diligence

This paper seeks to address the challenges faced by information and communications technology (ICT) companies working to integrate rights holder engagement into their human rights due diligence, which is a part of Principle 18 of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Jul

1

July 1, 2014

Information And Communications Technology: Intelligent Low-Carbon Power Sourcing for Data Centers

Intelligent Low-Carbon Power Sourcing for Data Centers

BSR's Future of Internet Power initiative has released a new report that helps data center users and operators develop practical strategies for sourcing low-carbon power.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives #Future of Fuels #Future of Internet Power #Information and Communications Technology

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Sep

6

September 6, 2012

Information And Communications Technology: Applying the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights to the ICT Industry: Version 2.0

Applying the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights to the ICT Industry: Version 2.0

BSR's Version 2.0 of how to apply the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights to the ICT industry offers ten lessons learned after a year of evaluation and on-the-ground experience.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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May

25

May 25, 2012

Assessing Terminal Operator Environmental Performance

Terminal operations are a key node in the logistics and transportation value chain—at the nexus where global supply chains meet communities—and the time has come for terminal operators to align with the environmental improvement approaches adopted by global shippers and carriers.

#Environment #Information and Communications Technology #Transport and Logistics

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May

10

May 10, 2012

Socioeconomic Impacts of Wireless Technology

The rapid adoption of smart phones, machine-to-machine communications, and other wireless technologies are creating exciting opportunities to improve our lives.

#Information and Communications Technology #Sustainable Communities

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Oct

11

October 11, 2011

Wireless and the Environment: A Review of Opportunities and Challenges

The world is witnessing tremendous innovation in wireless technologies, leading to significant changes in how humans and machines interact with one another. These new wireless technologies and the changes they support are generating exciting opportunities to address environmental impacts in a range of fields, from agriculture to utilities.

#Environment #Information and Communications Technology

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Mar

31

March 31, 2011

Adapting to Climate Change: A Guide for the ICT Industry

#Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology

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