Sustainability : The Impact Of Lithium Mining

Sustainability : The Impact Of Lithium Mining

With our devices using lithium-ion batteries and with Electronic Vehicles (EVs) currently dependent on lithium for their rechargeable batteries we look at the environmental impact of lithium mining, and what the possible alternatives could be. Lithium  Lithium is a naturally occurring element found ionic minerals like petalite, lepidolite, and spodumene, and is a soft, silvery-white alkali

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Switch Off Vampire Devices And Save An Average Of £147 Per Year

Sustainability : Switch Off Vampire Devices And Save An Average Of £147 Per Year

New research by British Gas (Centrica) has revealed that UK households could save an average of £147 per year on their electricity bills by switching off their ‘vampire electronics’. What Are Vampire Devices?  So-called ‘vampire devices’ are those household electronic devices, plugged into the mains, that continue to drain power when left on standby. These

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Tech News : More Control To Remove Personal Data From Google Searches

Google has announced that it is changing its policies to allow more types of personally identifiable information removal requests. Personal Information Showing Up In Google Search  Google acknowledges that personally identifiable information of some users can and does show up in Google search queries. This can make users concerned, e.g. about how it could be

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Tech News : Pernicious Pegasus Plagues (Another) Prime-Minister

With many governments (including the UK Government) being targeted with Pegasus phone-spying software, there’s now news that Spain’s PM’s has also been hit. What Is Pegasus?  Pegasus spyware is sold by Israeli-based NSO Group to governments to carry out surveillance by infecting phones with surveillance software. The software is sold to nation states, for millions

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Sustainability : Key ESG and Sustainability Business Trends

Sustainability : Key ESG and Sustainability Business Trends

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria and particularly sustainability are now key to many business spending decisions. Here we look at some of the current key trends. Ten Trends  1. Putting sustainability at the heart of the business. This is now much more than just an attractive concept. The need to tackle global warming, meet

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