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DEFINITION: The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive is a set of criteria formulated by the European Union (EU) to regulate the use of toxic materials in electrical and electronic devices, systems, and toys. The Directive, also known as 2002/95/EC, is effective July 1, 2006.The RoHS Directive applies to six specific substances: Lead Mercury Cadmium Hexavalent chromium Polybrominated Biphenyls  … 
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Closed Loop Lifecycle Planning: Optimizing for Energy Efficiency in the Upcoming Technology Refresh Cycle
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper encourages all businesses to consider a more formal "green" strategy in regards to client computing and the technology refresh cycle. The timing could not be better. There is also a business case to be made that the 'business as usual' environment could view the "green" initiative as a compelling event unto itself.
Posted: 24 Aug 2009 | Published: 31 Jan 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Countdown to Copenhagen: Government, business and the battle against climate change
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Government, business and the battle against climate change is an EIU report that investigates the current regulatory outlook within key regions of the world.
Posted: 21 Jul 2009 | Published: 21 Jul 2009

SAP AG

Going Green. A Strategic Guide to Green IT Management.
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how employing enterprise IT management software solutions as part of your green IT strategy advances your overall sustainability goals.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 13 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

The Green Data Center: Energy-efficient Computing in the 21st Century: Chapter 1, 2008 Update
sponsored by Rackable Systems
WHITE PAPER: This green data center e-book serves as an all-in-one guide to lead you through the process of creating an energy-efficient data center.
Posted: 31 Oct 2008 | Published: 31 Oct 2008

Rackable Systems

Creating a Green Data Center to Help Reduce Energy Costs and Gain a Competitive Advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The data center is often the engine that drives the growth of the enterprise, and energy efficiency is the key.
Posted: 20 Oct 2008 | Published: 17 Oct 2008

IBM

Realizing the Value of the Green Data Center by Integrating Facilities and IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of managing energy consumption in data centers and how systems management technologies contribute to green management.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

IBM

Taking the Botnet Threat Seriously
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) takes a look at how the botnet threat became so serious, how botnet defense must answer the challenge, and how FireEye introduces a new approach to anti-botnet protection.
Posted: 29 Sep 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

FireEye

Under the Spotlight the Transition of Environmental Risk Management
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In March 2008, the Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed 320 executives from around the world about their attitudes to environmental risk management. Read about their findings in this paper.
Posted: 18 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Climate Savers Computing Initiative
sponsored by Intel Corporation
PODCAST: Lorie Wigle discusses Intel's work through the newly launched initiative to establish innovative energy efficiency and power management targets for the computing industry. Find out how we can make a difference - one computer at a time.
Posted: 31 Oct 2007 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2007

Intel Corporation
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ENVIRONMENTAL LAW DEFINITION (continued): …  (PBBs) Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs)Lead is found in solder, in the platings for electronic component wires and printed-circuit foil, and in lead-acid rechargeable cells and batteries. Mercury is found in some high-intensity light bulbs and ultraviolet (UV) lamps, and was once common in cells, batteries and high-voltage rectifier tubes. Cadmium is found in older rechargeable batteries for small appliances and devices such as electric razors, cell phones and handheld radio transceivers. Hexavalent chromium exists in a wide variety of electronic components. PBBs and PBDEs are flame retardants … 
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