Oracle: CSR & Sustainability News

Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation that specializes in developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products – particularly database management systems. Headquartered in 500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, Redwood City, California, United States and employing approximately 108,000 people worldwide as of 31 May 2011, it has enlarged its share of the software market through organic growth and through a number of high-profile acquisitions.

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With the Acquisition of Opower, Oracle Now an Energy Player

Opower claims its energy-efficiency software has saved consumers over $1 billion in electricity costs. On May 2, cloud-applications company Oracle announced that it…
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Sea Level Rise: Who Should Take Responsibility in Silicon Valley?

Sea level rise is a global problem. In Silicon Valley, many businesses believe its a far away problem with distant answers. Bad news:…

America’s Cup Sustainability Efforts Shine

America's Cup launched with bold sustainability education goals. Did they accomplish what they set out to do?
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison plans sustainable future for Lanai

How Oracle CEO’s New Hawaiian Paradise Could Self-Sustain

Oracle CEO and co-founder Larry Ellison recently bought 98 percent of the island Lanai in Hawaii, with plans to turn the island into…
SF Bay Area

The Top 10 Bay Area CSR Reporters and Performers

We decided it’s time to check if San Francisco, Palo Alto, Oakland, San Jose and other cities around the Bay, which is the…
Obama Administration announces new green button partners

Green Button Energy Program Gathers Steam

Earlier this year the Obama Administration launched the ambitious Green Button initiative, designed to help utility companies across the nation coordinate new energy-saving…
President Obama's Green Button energy conservation program attracts industry support

President’s Green Button Energy Saving Program Attracts Heavy Hitters

Utilities, software companies and other energy related companies support President Obama's Green Button initiative to save energy.

Greenpeace Ranks Best Companies in ICT

Following on the heels of the Green Electronics Ranking, today Greenpeace released the fifth version of its Cool IT Leaderboard. This ranks and evaluates…

Smart Grid: Revolution or Revolt?

In the mid-1990’s, while serving as the General Marketing Manager for Georgia Power, I had the honor of managing the team of exceptionally…

Building Information Modeling and the Adoption of Green Technologies

The terms ‚Äòcleantech’ or ‚Äògreen technologies’ have been applied to a wide array of processes, technologies, and services. Within this overall market space,…