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Use Video Conferencing—Save the Planet

Increase the use of video conferencing in your company to help fight global warming

By Nina Parker

The evidence is overwhelming: the Earth's climate is in crisis. This year the leading international network of climate scientists has concluded that global warming is a reality, and that the actions of humans are to blame. Therefore, it is our moral obligation to take action now to slow the course of global warming. To help save the planet, we must implement policies in our organizations to change not only our own behavior, but that of our fellow employees.

The crisis of global warming

The Earth's climate is in crisis. Increasing amounts of heat-trapping greenhouse gases are being released into the atmosphere, and this is causing the climate to become warmer. This warming trend, which has been especially noticeable since the development of industrial economies, is called global warming. Many scientists believe global warming has influenced our planet's temperature, precipitation, storms, and sea level. This can mean disastrous consequences for the Earth and its population, since parts of the planet may eventually become less habitable.

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The Top Ten Ways Your Company Can Use Video Conferencing to "Go Green"

By Nina Parker

As costs have come down and network reliability has improved, more companies are choosing video conferencing to increase productivity and improve efficiency. Now businesses are realizing that video conferencing can also be used as a "green" technology in the battle against global warming.

When used as an alternative to commuting and automobile or airline travel, video conferencing can help companies reduce carbon dioxide emissions and improve their environmental records. New studies are finding that consumers are placing more value on doing business with companies who are green, and employees would rather work for organizations who they perceive to be environmentally ethical.

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W H I T E   P A P E R

Corporate Environmental Behaviour and the Impact on Brand Values

Consumers and employees reward green companies. How is 'going green' really affecting the way we live our lives? Does it impact the products we buy and the companies we work for? How can new technologies help us? And what is the best way to go about making a positive impact within our workplaces?

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M U L T I M E D I A

The Green Curve

If we all worked from home one day a week, we could cut 143 billion pounds of carbon dioxide a year. Americans traveled 614.5 billion miles to and from work in 2001. If all commuters worked from home just one day a week, we could save 5.85 billion gallons of oil and cut over 65 million metric tons (roughly 143 billion pounds) of carbon dioxide each year. And at home, no one looks at you funny when you sing along to the radio.

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Polycom HDX 8000 Series

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Flexible high definition video, voice, and content communication!

The Polycom HDX 8000 Series is for organizations and enterprises who understand the value of high quality video and audio communications, the Polycom HDX 8000 Series offers a video solution that will exceed expectations everyday. For organizations migrating to High Definition (HD) video and audio communication, the Polycom HDX 8000 Series provides a flexible and robust solution ideally suited for applications such as distance education, remote medical diagnosis, on demand project collaboration, and more.
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TANDBERG Video Communication Server

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With the goal of helping companies ensure that employees can seamlessly reach one another regardless of location or communication device, TANDBERG today introduced the Video Communication Server, a multi-application network device that includes FindMe™, a new call forwarding application that personalizes and unifies business communications. Continued >>


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