Facebook will host the Out for Undergrad Technology Conference at its campus in Menlo Park, Calif., this weekend (Oct. 19 and 20). The event is aimed at LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in technology.
The partnership Facebook announced in October with the Natural Resources Defense Council and Opower finally came to fruition with today’s launch of a social energy application, in conjunction with 16 utilities.
Facebook continued to flex its green thumb, reportedly buying a stack of domain names having to do with clean and sustainable energy using the identity shielding MarkMonitor service.
Facebook’s latest effort to build a good reputation for energy conservation comes in the form of a partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council and Opower.