From Environmental Leader , Published on 31 July 2015
In its other waste and recycling accomplishments, IBM sent 86 percent of the nonhazardous waste it generated worldwide in 2014 to be recycled, and purchased recycled plastics for use in products such that 12.1 percent of purchased plastic by weight were recycled resins.
Other report highlights include:
Also in 2014, the company partnered with other organizations on sustainability initiatives, such as the Jefferson Project at Lake George , which uses IBM big data and analytics technology to manage and protect a body of fresh water and aims to create a blueprint to preserve important lakes, rivers and other bodies of fresh water around the globe.
For more information regarding sustainability management, please refer to the following links:
The Role of Technology in Sustainability: Innovative Solutions
Is your Business Capable of Marketing Sustainability Effectively?
4 Ways to Integrate Sustainability into Your Core Business
Subscribe to our blog Latest post: Pension Plans Are Driving Sustainability Reporting
DOWNLOAD THE LATEST WHITEPAPER Effectiveness of Local Agency Sustainability Plans
Subscribe to Greenwatch Newsletter Check out the latest issues
READ OUR LATEST CASE STUDY Assisting City of Dublin with CEQA Review for Major Kaiser Permanente Medical Facility