Pick a Power-Sipping PC

For those of you who haven’t heard, next week is Climate Week. Climate change, cap and trade, greenhouse gas emissions – there’s been a ton of talk on these topics this year as the United Nations Climate Change Convention in Copenhagen grows ever closer. The  challenge is a … READ MORE

Tod Arbogast September 16, 2009

The Business Case for Sustainability

Today, about two years after Michael declared Dell's aspiration to be the greenest IT company on the planet, our employees are living our commitment to corporate responsibility every day, and in many different forms. You can get an update on what we've been up to with regard to … READ MORE

Tod Arbogast August 25, 2009

Environmental Recognition

We don’t believe that environmental leadership is defined by how many awards we win.  And when we are recognized we know it doesn’t mean our journey to sustainability is complete. Occasionally, when we are awarded, we do like to celebrate the Dell teams that make it possible. Last … READ MORE

Tod Arbogast May 9, 2008

Every Business Can Go Green

This past Saturday, I traveled to London to address the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) annual conference. Founded in 1974, FSB has more than 210,000 members across 33 regions and 230 branches, the largest organization representing the interests of small and medium businesses in the UK. ‘Small Business … READ MORE

Tod Arbogast April 1, 2008

Dell Joins The Climate Group

Today Dell announced we are the first computer company to join The Climate Group, a leading global organization working with political and business leaders on carbon reduction strategies. We made the announcement at a conference in Houston organized by The Climate Group called: Challenges and Opportunities in a … READ MORE

Tod Arbogast February 27, 2008

Values in Action Report Released Today

Today we’re releasing “Values in Action,” our annual report measuring the company’s progress towards instituting sustainable business practices. We celebrated a number of successes in 2006, working alongside our customers, employees and stakeholders. Highlights from this year’s report include: Free Consumer Recycling In June 2006, we committed to … READ MORE

Tod Arbogast July 19, 2007

Expanded ‘Plant a Tree for Me’ Program

Today we’re announcing the expansion of our ‘Plant a Tree for Me’ program to all U.S.-based consumers and businesses with no purchase required and for an extended set of products. We’ve been encouraged by the response through Dell.com and word-of-mouth and see this as another way to help … READ MORE

Tod Arbogast March 7, 2007

Recycling Works Award

Today I’m blogging from Washington, D.C., where Dell is accepting the National Recycling Coalition’s (NRC) ninth annual Recycling Works Award, a prominent recognition of the Dell’s longstanding, global effort to promote individual producer responsibility. While we are honored to be receiving this award, our work is far from … READ MORE

Tod Arbogast February 6, 2007

"Plant a Tree for Me"

At CES today, Michael Dell launched “Plant a Tree for Me,” our most recent environmental initiative. This new global carbon-offset program offers customers the opportunity to offset the carbon emissions associated with the generation of electricity required to power their computers. For a long time, we’ve been committed … READ MORE

Tod Arbogast January 9, 2007

Free Recycling Now Available to Consumers Worldwide

In August, I wrote about some of the responsible product retirement options we offer customers. With yesterday’s announcement, we completed the rollout of our Global Recycling Policy. In short, we offer consumers free recycling of any Dell-branded computer equipment at any time. We are now offering this service globally … READ MORE

Tod Arbogast December 13, 2006

Navigating Global Recycling Legislation

A while back, Michael Graham Richard at Treehugger.com asked me to blog about how we deal with environmental regulations that may differ slightly from one area of the world to another. It’s a unique challenge, but it’s one we have to solve to implement a global recycling policy. … READ MORE

Tod Arbogast December 7, 2006
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