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For all the greenness of its premise, sustainability remains something of a grey area in tech, writes Róisín Kiberd

2nd September, 2018
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Aideen O’Dochartaigh, research fellow with the Centre for Business and Society at UCD College of Business and Business in the Community Ireland

Results of initiatives are often relative (is it really to be applauded when a company with a vast carbon footprint makes some small reduction?) and the term ‘sustainability’ itself isn’t always clearly defined.

“Broadly, the concept of sustainable development refers to developing fair, just and resilient societies within ecological limits,” said Dr Aideen O’Dochartaigh, research fellow with the centre for business and society at UCD, referring to the planetary boundaries framework...

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