Is Silicon Valley as Green as it Claims?

Tech companies are cleaning up their data centers and building shiny new buildings that sip water and energy. But are they really as green as they claim? Many companies issued statements in support of the Paris climate agreement, but their actions will be more important than their statements. According to guest Aron Cramer from BSR, the way we measure how green companies are needs an update. “Companies should be judged not only on what they do, which is more traditional,” Cramer says, “but also what they enable through their partnerships and what kinds of policy frameworks they seek to create.” Lynette Cameron, Vice President of Sustainability at Autodesk Aron Cramer, President and CEO, Business for Social Responsibility Patrick Flynn, Senior Director of Sustainability, Salesforce This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on March 6, 2018. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

by Climate One