Clare Hobby

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Clare Hobby oversees purchaser engagement programs for TCO Development, the organization behind TCO Certified, the global independent sustainability certification for IT products. TCO Certified is used by procuring organizations and the IT industry to drive environmental and supply chain responsibility in the IT ecosystem.

Clare is a board member of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council and SPLC’s Technical Advisory Group for IT Hardware, the Clean Electronics Production Network, UN Environment’s One Planet Network and the Canadian Public Procurement Council. She holds Masters degrees from Northwestern University and the University of Melbourne, Australia and Executive Education in Sustainability Leadership at Harvard.

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Sustainable Information Technology IT
Jul 24, 2020    0

With greater attention on sustainability and the direct need to meet climate goals, purchasers are looking for ways to change. One place to start is with the 170 million notebook computers produced and sold around the world every year. Rethinking an organization’s purchase and use of IT products like those notebooks can dramatically cut an organization’s carbon footprint – and save money - without affecting performance.

The current way of purchasing, using, and...