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    IBM - Energy Efficient Server Systems Private

    IBM hardware and software engineers have designed current generation server systems with an eye towards minimising the loss of energy in the system while maximising the amount of work that is drawn from each kilowatt of energy consumed in the system. Key developments include:

    • More efficient...
    ORSE - Strategic Partnerships between NGOs and Businesses Private

    Strategic partnerships now constitute real alliances between organisations. These partnerships are based on a common interest and include exchanges of information and expertise, joint efforts in one and the same direction, and the building of lasting relationships.

    However, companies are still...

    Microsoft - Access to EU Funds for SMEs Private

    Microsoft in Europe has developed a programme, the EU Grants Advisor (EUGA) designed to increase small and mid-size businesses' awareness and understanding of EU funds, as well as to facilitate the application process for those wishing to take advantage of funds for which they are eligible....

    ORSE - A Charter of Reciprocal Commitments for Sustainability Analysts and Companies Private

    ORSE has developed a Charter of Reciprocal Commitments for Sustainability Analysis Organisations and Companies, which aims to improve and clarify the relationship between companies and rating agencies. It consists of a voluntary bilateral agreement between companies and analysis organisations...

    IBM - Trestle Group Foundation: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Partnership Programme Private

    Launched on International Women's Day 2007, the pilot phase involved two women entrepreneurs from South Africa and Russia with two IBM professionals in the same countries. The women participated in 22 coaching preparation sessions and the Global Summit of Women in Germany in June 2007.

    The...

    IBM - World Community Grid Private

    As the world's largest IT company and a thought leader in applying technology to the important social issues, IBM, in partnership with leading science institutions, has developed World Community Grid, an innovative global humanitarian effort to harness unused computing power of individual and...

    Microsoft - 40UP: Let's Use a Computer after Forty Private

    The project was launched in January 2007 and is planned to be finalized in December 2007. The first courses were run in May 2007. In co-operation with the non-profit organization P-mat n.o., Microsoft IT Academies have been set up at 100 schools across Slovakia, out of which 40 have been...

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    RespACT Austria - CSR-Guide for SMEs Private

    To address this challenge, respACT Austria has created a simple CSR guide, which includes instructions on how to adopt CSR. Going through the guide’s worksheets can be a good exercise for companies as it will give them an excellent overview of their current CSR activities and other potential...

    IBM - Project Big Green Private

    Drawing on our experience, technology leadership and innovative thinking, IBM has launched an initiative called "Project Big Green." Through this initiative, we will invest more than $1 billion per year to accelerate delivery of green technologies and services.

    Project Big Green starts with a...

    ORSE - Purchasing and Sustainable Development Directory Private

    Capitalising on the work of ORSE's "Purchasing and Sustainable Development" Club, this directory is designed to outline the challenges and responsibilities of the Purchasing function with regard to Sustainable Development as well as the main answers provided.

    It was developped under the...

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