Protests against laws in Indiana and Arkansas that could allow discrimination against gay couples are coming from a broad spectrum of the business community. Tech companies like Apple, Salesforce.com, Twitter, Yelp, and Square, not known for their public engagement with social issues, have spoken out against the laws. Business-as-usual NASCAR and the NCAA, which is headquartered in Indianapolis, have voiced their concern. Eli Lilly and Angie’s List, both also headquartered in Indianapolis, have announced their opposition.
The world's second largest technology company, Apple, has acknowledged that the best way to ensure a conflict free supply chain is by having a process to verify the smelters in their supply chain as conflict-free.
Last week, Bloomberg assembled a panel of leaders from the Bay Area’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community for a discussion around the tech industry’s opportunity to be more inclusive and diverse.
Awards to be presented during Renewable Energy Markets 2014 in Sacramento, CA. Apple Inc., SMUD, White House CEQ to receive top honors
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) will recognize four organizations and two individuals for their role in building and shaping the market for renewable energy over the past year.
If the Internet was a country, its electricity use would rank sixth highest in the world. That huge power demand, and the potential to drive a renewable energy solution to its sourcing is the basis for Greenpeace’s report on tech companies that are moving toward one hundred percent renewable energy to power the Internet. For the report, Clicking Clean: How Internet Companies are Creating the Green internet, Greenpeace has evaluated 19 tech companies, including a review of over 300 data centers that make up their electricity supply chains.