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Practical ways for an organization to minimize its carbon footprint

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By illuminem briefings

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illuminem summarizes for you the essential news of the day. Read the full piece on Forbes or enjoy below:

🗞️ Driving the news: A Forbes Technology Council article discusses numerous ways organizations can reduce their carbon footprints through technology
• Strategies range from energy consumption baselines to adopting cloud computing and improving operational efficiency

🔭 The context: Businesses face increasing pressure to act on climate change, and their use of technology is a significant part of their environmental impact
• The article gathers insights from various tech leaders, offering practical advice for incorporating sustainability into technological practices

🌍 Why it matters for the planet: Reducing the carbon footprint of technology operations can significantly impact an organization's overall environmental performance
• Techniques such as using energy-efficient devices and optimizing software can decrease energy use and reduce emissions

⏭️ What's next: Organizations are encouraged to integrate sustainability into every aspect of their IT and operational strategies
• Future regulations, such as those on carbon disclosure, are expected to influence these practices further

💬 One quote: "You can’t improve what you can’t track and measure," said Kevin Brown, Schneider Electric

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