“A shareholder proposal to set up a board committee for environmental sustainability failed. Harrington Investments, a small firm in California’s Napa Valley, supported the plan.
“It’s extremely important that the directors recognize that sustainability, environmental sustainability, is a criteria for just about any publicly traded company on the globe,” the firm’s president, John Harrington, said at the meeting. He said Intel had adopted a similar committee.
The Microsoft board recommended rejecting the proposal, saying the company already has incorporated environmental values.”
Isn’t that cute? Wintel environmentally friendly? Chucking working machines after three or four years? Software bloat? Laughable. People should drop that other OS and use GNU/Linux so they can get more value from hardware expenditures and reduce the demand for natural resources and production of waste.