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Greenpeace on Tuesday updated its Cool IT Leaderboard in conjunction with the climate negotiations in Cancun occurring this week at the COP16 conference. Cisco retained its top spot at the greenest IT company, earning 70 out of 100 points from the ecology watchdog organization. Oracle was a new entry on the list and came in dead last, with a mere 12 points. Ericsson landed a distant second to Cisco, at 57 points, with Fujitsu snagging third at 52 points. Dell earned 39 points, which would be a definite F grade if Greenpeace was a college professor. And yet, compared to the whole 17 companies on... Read more...
ZDNet is reporting that Greenpeace has ranked Apple as number 14th of 14...Wait, that can't be right, can it?  14th amongst 14?  Who would make a top 14 list?  Maybe it saves a tree or whale not to go all the way to 15. "The guide ranks 14 leading mobile and PC manufacturers on their policies and practices for eliminating harmful chemicals and taking responsibility for products discarded by consumers, with each score based solely on public information on the company's Web site. Apple in particular has attracted the ire of the environmental action group for failing to provide... Read more...