Technology drives humanity forward, solving problems and creating opportunity. But it also creates environmental and societal challenges that can’t be ignored. Tech innovation is driving rapid evolution, yet with each new generation we generate massive streams of e-waste. More people are connected to more things with more devices than ever before, even so half the world’s population still isn’t online. Open, hyperscale technology has enabled a handful of massive cloud service providers to achieve outsized returns, however that same benefit has not trickled down. While these issues are daunting, circular economic models are poised to deliver major advances that offer real, immediate solutions. Let’s bring the dark underbelly issues of the tech industry into the light and take the opportunity at hand to come together to drive meaningful change that benefits all stakeholders.


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