Silicon Valley’s sustainability problem

Read the full story in GreenBiz.

The tech sector has stepped up its fight against climate change since COP21 last year. From the Bill Gates-led Breakthrough Energy Coalition pledging more than $1 billion towards the transition to clean energy, to Google purchasing nearly 2.5 gigawatts of renewable energy, tech companies have made bold commitments.

As innovation leaders, however, much of Silicon Valley still lags on championing comprehensive sustainability strategies. A new report by the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) sheds light on the big issue at play: Most large companies are compliant but aren’t driving a thorough, transparent approach to sustainability.

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