Celebrating Earth Day – Technet Mag goes Green

As reported by our own Jeff Alexander: “To celebrate Earth Day 2009 the TechNet team has done a special Green issue of TechNet Magazine.  This edition is  only available online which makes sense giving it’s all about Green IT.  The whole issue is dedicated to green IT and sustainable computing.  Check out the highlights below….

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Voices for Innovation reminder

I really encourage Microsoft partners in Australia to sign up as members of the Voices for Innovation (VfI) community. It’s free, takes a few seconds yet can connect you with a global group of like-minded professionals, often within the Microsoft partner base. Locally our citizenship & partner teams have begun connecting VfI with the wider…

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New Local Environment site goes live

We’re excited to continue building momentum on our environment and sustainability (E&S) strategy and communications by launching a localised version of the worldwide E&S site: http://www.microsoft.com/australia/environment/

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Reducing Microsoft’s carbon footprint

Our worldwide Chief Environmental Officer has just posted an important blog entry (following an internal communication to all staff via email from Steve Ballmer) on our focus on carbon reduction. The headline: “Today, Steve announced to all employees that Microsoft has set a goal to reduce its carbon emissions per unit of revenue by at…

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Refreshed Environment Site

The US team at Microsoft has just refreshed the Environment site. Check it out : www.microsoft.com/environment and watch out for a local version very soon ! The site includes a new Green IT section which shows how we are marketing the power of the MS platform to customers to help them meet their environmental goals…

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New Green IT Website

This has just gone live – the corporate/worldwide site for our Green IT story. http://www.microsoft.com/environment/greenit/ The site includes 2 sustainability calculators – desktop and servers.

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New local corporate affairs website

Go find out more about our local corporate affairs activities on our new site, including the awesome On My Way initiative you’ve seen me talk about before. https://www.microsoft.com/australia/about/default.mspx

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Sustainable IT – by Microsoft IT

Description (note: MSIT=Microsoft Internal IT) MSIT shares its approach to Environmental Sustainability. This presentation will walk through how MSIT has organized for Environmental Sustainability and share MSIT current work in place to reduce its environmental impact. The presentation will cover the following areas: • MSIT approach and organization to environmental sustainability • MSIT overall environmental…

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New Local TechNet Site for Environmental and Sustainability Resources

We’ve just launched this new site – it’s a gateway to the main links and resources you need to understand how Microsoft technology (and of course partner solutions based on it !) can help customers improve their environmental footprint. We’ve be continuing to improve and develop this site over the coming weeks so please let…

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