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Help Lifesize Celebrate Earth Day

by Jasmine Kim in Green, Lifesize, Travel, Trends
Collaborate with coworkers and meet with clients without the damaging environmental effects of travel. Learn how you can go green with video conferencing. Happy Earth Day week! We dedicate this time to celebrating global environmental causes and reflecting on the bounty and fragility of our sweet Mama Earth. In school, we learned to reduce, reuse and recycle. Now, we're looking at the impact that travel has on our planet and focusing on some small adjustments we can make in our day-to-day business lives that can make a huge change. Luckily,…

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in Five Minutes or Less

by Jasmine Kim in Green
Earth day is every day. Sure, it’d be great to buy a hybrid vehicle, start a vegetable garden or invest in greener kitchen appliances — but many of us just don’t have the time or money for such activities. But there are easier, simpler and quicker ways to make a significant impact on the environment that you can implement every day. Here are ten simple ways to reduce your personal carbon footprint: 1. Turn your lights…

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Remote Worker Revolution is Upon Us

by Julian Fields in Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Technology, Trends, Green
Once a luxury, remote working (or " telecommuting ") has been taking the world by storm. Employees love it because it provides a greater work-life balance and takes them out of rush hour traffic, and employers love it because it is cost-effective, offers a larger recruitment pool and, honestly, who doesn’t love working with happier people? Companies like IBM, AT&T and American Express have…

Sparking the Power of Collaboration at Spark Power

by Jasmine Kim in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Best Practices, Lifesize, Green, CustomerCase Study
Learn how Lifesize plays a crucial role in how Spark Power revolutionizes the way electricity infrastructure services communicate. Video conferencing technology has found its way across several different types of industries. Spark Power , a Canadian renewable energy organization, turned to Lifesize to make communicating across their offices smoother while reducing their overall reliance on travel.   We sat down with Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Corporate Development Gord Reynolds to hear more about the…

How Video Conferencing Saves More than Just Travel and Out-of-Office Expenses

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Green, Lifesize, Mobility
How Video Conferencing Saves More than Just Travel and Out-of-Office Expenses Traveling for work isn’t the only option anymore. With motor vehicles collectively causing 75% of carbon monoxide pollution in the United States and just one commercial international flight burning one gallon of fuel a second , there are smarter ways to skip the commute or plane ride to attend important meetings without risking the planet’s (and our own) health. Luckily, technological advancem…
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