Sustainable Electronics News: May 5, 2017
Welcome to GEC’s Sustainable Electronics News Roundup for the week ending May 5, 2017. Below, we’ve shared a few of the many articles that captured our attention this week.
April 27, 2017 | IEEE Spectrum
Not only could rechargeable zinc-based batteries possibly store as much energy as lithium-ion batteries, they could also be safer, cheaper, smaller and lighter, new research finds.
April 27, 2017 | United Nations Development Programme
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the GSMA are joining forces to harness the power of mobile technology to accelerate implementation of the universal Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
May 1, 2017 | GreenBiz
The first standard of its kind in the world, ISO 20400 aims to help companies make better purchasing choices throughout their supply chains by establishing guidelines for companies to judge suppliers on ethical and sustainability issues.
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