How should businesses respond to climate change?

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In their newest assessment of climate data, U.S. scientists point to a 1.8 °F jump in global average surface air temperature in characterizing the period 1901-2016 as “the warmest in the history of modern civilization.” According to the special government climate report released in November, the trend toward record-breaking warmth — with the past three […]

Earth Day: Do small acts really make a difference?

Last week we celebrated Earth Day. For 45 years, people all around the world have come together on April 22 to demonstrate their support for environmental protection. This year, around a billion people from 192 countries were involved, including people from CSC. The theme of this year’s campaign was, ‘It’s our turn to lead’ and […]

Why data centers are key to achieving emissions targets

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In my last post I announced that CSC had set a bold new target to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 18 percent by 2018 (against a 2012 baseline) following a roundtable with President Obama. This new target, although stretching, will help us focus our efforts on new and innovative ways to continue to reduce […]

CSC sets bold target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at roundtable with President Obama

Last week, CSC were invited to take part in a roundtable discussion with President Obama at the Department of Energy offices, the subject was greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions.   CSC, along with 13 other major suppliers to the US Government, were invited to discuss our GHG emission reduction targets and make our first corporate commitment to […]