Information Revelation

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The chief sustainability executives of Ericsson and SAP, Elaine Weidman-Grunewald and Peter Graf, explain what a great effect the information and communications industries can have on clean energy and emissions.

The computing sector consumes around 2% of the world's electricity, but recent studies suggest it can reduce energy needs of other industries by up to 18%. With such an enormous impact possible, why isn't adoption happening faster? What can be done to accelerate change? How can we motivate the industry to reduce consumption faster?

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