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What is Carbon Footprint ?

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A carbon footprint is a “measure of the impact human activities have on the environment in terms of the amount of greenhouse gases produced in our day-to-day lives through burning fossil fuels for electricity, heating and transportation.

The carbon footprint is a measurement of all greenhouse gases we individually produce and has units of tonnes (or kg) of carbon dioxide equivalent.

Fujitsu Green Policy 2020 – Medium-Term Environmental Vision

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Aiming to reduce CO2 emissions by 30 million tons by 2020 through environmental innovation, Fujitsu Limited has announced that the Fujitsu Group has established “Green Policy 2020,” its medium-term environmental vision.

The policy is embodied in the three keywords Creation, Collaboration, and Change:

  • Creation of advanced technologies and business solutions;

Wells Fargo LEED Pre-Certification in new Banks

Wells Fargo has been awarded LEED Silver pre-certification for construction of new banking stores that will slash energy use by 20 percent and water consumption by 40 percent. Wells Fargo is one of the first businesses to be pre-certified for LEED construction

Wells Fargo has been pre-certified under the Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) standards for new construction set by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Caterpillar Northern Ireland facilities Runs On 100% Wind Power

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All electric power for Caterpillar’s FG Wilson manufacturing plants in Northern Ireland is supplied by Airtricity, a renewable electricity that develops and owns onshore and offshore wind farms.

This is Caterpillar’s first production site to be 100 % supplied by renewable electricity. The companies say the facilities will reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 11,000 tons per year.

Dell Receives “80 PLUS Gold” Certification

Dell has became the first in its industry to achieve 80 PLUS Gold-certification for a server power supply, the latest sign that the company is meeting its goal of becoming the “greenest” technology company on the planet and strengthening its position as an energy-efficiency leader.