Supporting charities and gaining carbon credits by extending life of IT assets

Over the past six years, Green4Good’s unique IT asset-retiring program has diverted more than a million computers, laptops, servers and printers away from landfills, raising more than $2-million for charity in the process. Here’s how it works: Green4Good, a division of Compugen Finance, collects “end-of-first-life” assets from businesses across Canada and transfers them to a secure facility where they are refurbished and loaded with a fully licensed Microsoft operating system prior to resale, often to schools and institutions needing IT assets but faced with financial challenges.

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Getting Canada’s oil and gas to overseas markets

The International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasts global demand for energy will increase 32 per cent by 2040 driven primarily by emerging economies in Asia, and more than a quarter of the total demand will be for oil. But unless Canada can secure access to overseas buyers, the country could miss out on the significant economic benefits of a strong oil export market.


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Awards celebrate inspiring Canadian educators

”Teachers have such a fundamental role in our society, moulding the next generation and the future from early childhood to young adulthood, and their impact goes well beyond that,” says Tara Vandeweghe, chief customer and marketing officer at Johnson Inc. “Teachers support students through so many of life’s milestones, celebrating their accomplishments but also helping them during difficult times.

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