The 5 greenest tech companies in 2019

Earth Day 2019, which falls on April 22, has gotten less fanfare compared to last year, when most major tech companies released a sort of statement or sustainability plan concerning their efforts to go green. Many tech companies seem to be resting on their laurels, but activists say we are still in a dire situation.

The rise in accessibility of smartphones has increased power demands for many companies, forcing some, like Amazon, to go back on environmental pledges in an effort to power data centers that store the millions of photos, chats, and videos we send every day.