Top greenest IT companies 2010

A list of IT companies has been released, showing the rank of effort done by the company to provide economy-wide climate solution, reduce emissions from their own operations, and lobby for science-based climate and energy policies.  The Cool IT leaderboard is developed by Greenpeace, aims to capture a greater level of detail in measuring climate leadership across the IT sector.

The Cool IT Leaderboard ranks the companies by measuring the following issues: efforts to offer economy-wide technological climate solutions that contribute to global greenhouse gas reductions (40 points of total score); Initiatives to reduce their own global warming emissions (25 points) and Active engagement in political advocacy and support for science-based climate and energy policies (35 points).

Here the complete list of The Cool IT Leaderboard:

  1. Cisco
  2. Fujitsu
  3. Ericsson
  4. IBM
  5. HP
  6. Toshiba
  7. Sharp
  8. Dell
  9. Wipro
  10. Nokia
  11. Google
  12. Intel
  13. Microsoft
  14. Panasonic
  15. SAP
  16. Sony
  17. Oracle

The current The Cool IT Leaderboard is Greenpeace’s fourth evaluation of the IT sector’s climate leadership. Greenpeace have added and will add or remove more companies from future editionsin accordance with their leadership performance. According to Greenpeace, The Cool IT Leaderboard includes a cross-section of the most significant and influential companies in the sector, and those which have previously demonstrated their ability to drive innovative change.