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15 Green Tech Innovations

Cost-savings and energy efficiencies go hand-in-hand. The poor economy and a collective awareness of the finite resources available to the world are encouraging businesses to invest in green technologies. In fact, 60% of companies now have green criteria for their technology purchases, a Forrester Research study found. Cutting costs is the primary motivator, while real or anticipated regulatory issues and pressure from buyers also ranked high, the report said. Only 30% were driven by their desir
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Once a perk of a small percentage of jobs, a growing number of companies have adopted telecommuting as a cost-effective, productivity-boosting business resource. Home-workers access the Internet and corporate intranets via affordable, high-bandwidth connections, communicate using low-cost calling plans or services such as Skype and Vonage, and collaborate with products such as Citrix GoToMyPC and GoToMeeting. In turn, telecommuting has reduced commuter traffic.

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