This is Greenpeace International’s sixth edition of its Cool IT Leaderboard.
The three main criteria used in the rankings were:
- An offering of IT solutions to reduce energy demand
- The management of their own energy footprint
- How they use their influence to advocate for government policies that encourage renewable energy and energy efficiency
This year most companies made the biggest strides in enabling a renewably powered economy. However, most companies were found to be underperforming in demanding a policy shift towards new investment in smart grid and clean energy solutions.
Companies that were successful in Greenpeace's ranking were the most active in the political arena. Sprint, Google, Wipro and SoftBank all prioritized policy changes to incentivize investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy across the U.S., Japan, and India...
Via Digital Sustainability