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Augmented Planet  /  Article

Analysis and tips on curbing the build-up of electronic waste

Over 50 million tonnes. The equivalent of 5300 Eiffel Towers. This, according to a United Nations report, is the amount of electronic waste that was added to the existing volume globally in 2019, and it is expected to grow at an even faster pace over the coming years. According to one estimate, by 2030, humanity […]


Research blog  /  Blog

A currency to boost collective practices at the company

Local currencies, distinguishable from speculative currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, usually set out to promote systems for local exchange and giving while limiting debt. According to the economist Bernard Lietaer, “when well designed, it creates exactly the amount of currency needed to complete transactions that otherwise would not have taken place”. In addition to local […]


Augmented Planet  /  Article

Fairphone 3 and Livebox 5: more “responsible” devices

Orange has been pursuing an eco-friendly, pro-circular economy approach for a long time due to its awareness of the digital industry’s environmental impact. It showed its commitment to being eco-friendly with the Fairphone 3, a smartphone with detachable parts that comes with a screwdriver. Julien Giner, a Project Manager at Orange, explained this unique quality […]


Smarter society  /  Article

Technological innovations against pollution in aquatic environments

Two experts comment on 5 technological innovations in the area of aquatic environment protection and ecosystem monitoring.


Smarter society  /  Article

Technological innovations against pollution in aquatic environments

Two experts comment on 5 technological innovations in the area of aquatic environment protection and ecosystem monitoring.


Augmented Planet  /  Article

At the Tokyo Olympic Games, the rush for Gold will come from… recycling smartphones

Japanese authorities have collected over 5 million used mobile devices. The aim: to recycle them to make the medals for the 2020 Olympic Games.


Augmented Planet  /  Article

Networks to the test of climate change

Repeated natural disasters compel operators and regional authorities to reinforce network resilience.


Augmented Planet  /  Article

Orange Smart Metering: IoT to serve energy

Orange Smart Metering, the IoT solution of smart meters in prepayment mode thanks to Orange Money. Users can monitor their consumption and credit recharges via their smartphone.


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Understanding behavior to promote adoption of sustainable practices

Expressing a universal environmental imperative that encourages every individual to consider the environmental effects of their actions is a recent phenomenon. It stems from the 1972 Meadows report [1], which underlines the finite nature of the planetary resources used for economic activity. The best known formulation is probably that of philosopher Hans Jonas from 1979 [2]: “Act […]


Augmented Planet  /  Article

Orange’s energy boost for Africa

Orange is expanding its solar power service, predominantly in rural areas in Africa. Linked to Orange Money, this service gives people living in Sub-Saharan Africa access to clean, affordable, and secure energy.


Smarter society  /  Article

At VivaTech, innovation both proves and demonstrates its value

Orange is taking part in the VivaTech show, where 8,000 start-ups from around the world are gathered, including 120 endorsed by the Group who have come to present useful innovations useful which are beneficial for the largest number of people.


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Uberisation: an enemy that means well?

The risk of immediacy Why are we so eager to have a consumer product delivered within two hours? Is spending time and waiting really an endangered concept? According to Denis Jacquet, we have reached the climax of the consumer society where everyone not only wants to have things (which are often useless), but wants to have […]