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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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Agentless Power Management: Enforcing Green IT Compliance
sponsored by Promisec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper sheds light on how green IT compliance shouldn't be overlooked not only for the sake of the environment and government initiatives, but for your tight budgets. Click to learn how power management can cut energy costs and reduce your carbon footprint.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

Promisec

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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