Deepnify founders Krista Caldwell (left) and Nima Shahbazi (right) show off their People's Choice award at Next Canada's NextAI Venture Day on Sept. 20, 2017.

Published: September 25th, 2017


Meet the smart waste management devs who won NextAI’s Top Venture award

TORONTO - It already takes a special kind of intelligence to design a waste disposal bin that automatically recognizes whether someone has thrown away a recyclable or trash, but Hassan Murad and Vivek

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Dell is turning pollution into products

Dell Technologies Inc. is trying to glean something useful from the eight million U.S. tons of plastic that ends up in the world's oceans every year. The company announced today that it was

Published on: February 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sustainable Development Technology Canada broadens scope to early-stage firms

There’s a new opportunity for tech startups that have an environmental focus to tap government money with the Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) announcing a virtual incubator fund.The SD Tech Fund Virtual Incubator

Published on: January 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

You can’t have smarter cities with stupid people

Technology can change the world’s cities radically in the next couple of decades – if people and politics will let it.That was the impression left by a panel discussion entitled Planetary Intelligence and

Published on: October 26th, 2012 Grant Buckler

SMBs with no e-waste plan are throwing money out the window, study says

Most SMBs in Ontario are dumping their electronic castoffs instead of recycling them – and wasting valuable opportunities to save time and money for their businesses in doing so, a new survey says.A

Published on: November 2nd, 2011 Christine Wong

Video Rewind: David Suzuki gives frank advice about e-waste

Tomorrow is Earth Day, and few Canadians have been as influential in the green movement as environmentalist and broadcaster David Suzuki.ITBusiness.ca had a chance to talk with Suzuki Nov. 13, 2009 about proper

Published on: April 21st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Discarded electronics can get you into Green Living Show for free

by Nestor Arellano Have you got an old TV set lying around at home, an outdated cell phone or a computer suddenly rendered obsolete by the latest laptop of tablet device? Don’t throw

Published on: April 15th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Video Rewind: David Suzuki gets fired up about green IT

David Suzuki is a name synonymous with environmentalism and sustainability for Canadians. So it's no surprise that he's turned his attention to the IT industry during the last couple of years.It's been estimated

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Dell trumps Apple on green report card

An environmental watchdog group has issued a new report card, giving Dell props for executing a program under which customers can easily return old gear for recycling by the manufacturer. Apple, which often

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Mark Sullivan

Canadian SMBs not walking the talk on IT recycling: Samsung

Small and medium sized Canadian companies overwhelmingly believe that recycling used IT products is the “right thing to do” but a majority of local SMBs admit they do not consider disposal of hardware

Published on: October 4th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How an energy audit can help your business save serious money

Sluggish sales and hard-to-get loans may blight the business landscape, but cutting energy waste can bring a big payoff to a small company. To shave liabilities off your profit-and-loss statement, aim to slash

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Elsa Wenzel

Clean tech can mean big business for small innovative firms

It should not be a surprise that tech industry titans, including Microsoft's chairman and former CEO, Bill Gates, are pushing the U.S. to dramatically increase spending for clean energy technology. The IT links

Published on: June 14th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

Suzuki slams governments, business for ‘inaction’ on climate change

The world economy is fundamentally flawed because it's based on the false assumption that growth can last forever, says David Suzuki.The environmentalist, author, broadcaster and leader of the non-profit David Suzuki Foundation spoke

Published on: November 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Niagara Catholic School District snags Green IT award

The paperless office may still be years away, but some organizations like Ontario's Niagara Catholic School District Board (NCSDB), are already reaping the benefits of a less-paper office: replacing reams of paper with

Published on: April 22nd, 2009 Ted Samson