PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Climate Savers Computing Initiative, the international consortium focused on reducing the energy consumption and carbon footprint of computing and communications equipment through power management and more energy efficient computing technologies, today announced that its President, Lorie Wigle, will speak at the fourth annual GoGreen Conference in Portland, Oregon on October 4.
Recently named one of the Top Ten Women in sustainability by PINK Magazine, Wigle is General Manager of Eco-Technology at Intel Corporation where she drives Intel's market position across energy efficient performance and use of technology to address environmental challenges. As president of Climate Savers Computing, Wigle represents Intel on the Board of Directors and collaborates with other board members from Cisco, Emerson Network Power, F5 Networks, Google, Juniper Networks, Microsoft, Samsung and World Wildlife Fund to drive the strategic direction of the organization on a global basis.
During her remarks at GoGreen '11, Wigle will highlight how Climate Savers Computing and its partners have helped save more than $2 billion in annual energy costs by decreasing CO2 emissions from computing equipment by 32 million to 36 million metric tons. She will discuss energy efficient software and Climate Savers Computing's recent expansion into energy efficient networking where the organization is focused on the development and deployment of more energy efficient networking equipment.
According to Wigle, "As a Portland-based organization made up of global leaders in driving sustainability through power management and green IT, we're thrilled to be part of this year's GoGreen '11 Conference."
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About Climate Savers Computing Initiative
Climate Savers Computing is reducing the energy consumption of ICT (information and communication technologies) by increasing the energy efficiency of computing equipment, increasing the adoption and deployment of power management, and providing education about the environmental and financial benefits of energy efficient computing. Since its launch in 2007 Climate Savers Computing has grown to 700 members. More than 10,000 people have joined as individuals by pledging to use power management and purchase energy efficient computing technologies. Follow CSCI on
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