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Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, who's visiting the Google campus this month, says we need to foster aimlessness rather than seeking to be number one. Photograph: David M. Nelson

Google seeks out wisdom of zen master Thich Nhat Hanh

Global tech companies are connecting to the power of mindfulness and meditation to drive sustainability and happiness….. Jo Confino in New York for theguardian.com, Thursday 5 September 2013 15.46 BST Why on earth are many of the world’s most powerful technology companies, including Google, showing a special interest in an 87-year-old Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk? The answer is […]

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Google Shrinks Carbon Footprint 9%

Google emitted 1.5 million metric tons of carbon dioxide in 2012, a 9 percent decrease from the previous year, according to the search giant’s latest carbon footprint data. The company purchased carbon offsets to reduce its 2012 footprint to zero. Google says it’s been carbon neutral for six years. Google emits about 8 grams of […]

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Google Removes Anti-Paper Environmental Claims

Google and Paperless2013: Thank you for removing your “anti-paper” environmental claims! March 18, by Two Sides U.S. If you are a Two Sides follower, you may recall our open letter (and press release) to Google Chairman urging him and Google to re-consider their participation in the Paperless2013 initiative, and especially to consider removing or changing the […]

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