Cisco employees “telecommute” to slash carbon emissions

Staff at global IT firm Cisco “telecommute” twice a week to help the company with “aggressive” targets to trim its carbon footprint. The futuristic-sounding work habit was revealed by Cisco’s UK and Ireland technology boss to co-incide with a new report advising firms to consider “homeworking” as a green tactic. Telecommuting is when people don’t […]

‘Work from home to cut carbon and save £3bn’

Businesses were told today they could cut 3 million tonnes of carbon emissions and save £3 billion by “homeworking”. That doesn’t mean setting staff extra tasks for their own time but getting them to work from the comfort of their own homes. The Carbon Trust suggests widespread use of broadband internet, smartphones and the “cloud” […]