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Sustainability

Ihor Marhitych — 23 Apr 2020
This a selection of articles focusing on the environmental sustainability as it relates to the Internet and ICTs in particular: exploring the relationship between climate change and the Internet, discerning how much energy the Internet and ICTs consume, considering e-waste, measuring carbon footprint of the Internet infrastructure and related topics.
Post-growth Entrepreneurship
Post-growth Entrepreneurship
Mirjam Kühne — 21 Apr 2020

"Business is one of the most effective forms of activism. Business is one of the most expressive forms of art." Melanie Rieback, CEO and Co-founder of Radically Open Security, the world’s first not-for-profit computer security consultancy company, explains what she means by this and why post-growth entrepreneurship can help to achieve our sustainable development goals.… Read more

What Do We Do With E-Waste?
What Do We Do With E-Waste?
Mirjam Kühne — 09 Nov 2018

The headlines are raising awareness about the plastic soup that's clogging up our oceans but there's another problem much closer to home for much of the RIPE community: e-waste (aka 'dead electronics'). E-waste is a massive contributor to environmental pollution globally. We want to keep the conversation going about how our peers are tackling e-waste so that we can share best practices and reduce our carbon footprint together. Where is your obsolete equipment going? Are you implementing more sustainable solutions to power your business? … Read more

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