Dell shoot their mouths off by claiming to become carbon neutral

dell-laptops.jpgDell is really overhauling their fuddy-duddy image, not just by painting their latest XPS notebooks in bright colours, but by recently pledging to become carbon neutral.

If they succeed, they’ll be the the ”first major computer manufacturer” to do so, and plan on neutralising ‘the carbon impact of its worldwide operations’ by introducing a new ‘Plant a Forest for Me’ scheme where…

Dell's goal: to become the greenest technology company on the planet

dell-logo.gifDell has today launched a long-term, global effort to become the greenest technology company on Earth. It has set an ambitious Zero Carbon Initiative whereby it aims to maximise the energy efficiency of Dell products, and over time offset their carbon impact.

The company has also committed to reduce the carbon intensity of its global operations by 15% by 2012, as well as extending its “Plant a Tree for Me” programme into Europe. For £1 per notebook or £3 per desktop PC, customers can offset the emissions associated with the electricity their computer uses.