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Customer Relationship Management
Salesforce launches the first carbon credit marketplace
This week
Salesforce has introduced the Net Zero Marketplace to make carbon credit purchases simple and transparent, aiming to scale the climate-positive impact.
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Sustainable IT
SoftIron joins Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance
July 2022
SoftIron has joined the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA), a platform designed to help the digital sector reduce its environmental impact.
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Sustainable IT
Accenture report details how businesses are struggling to grasp sustainable practice
July 2022
With the increasing change in the way technology functions in our world, businesses and CIOs are constantly looking for ways to make their technology more sustainable. 
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Sustainable IT
Driving the Green Software Framework with Accenture
July 2022
It's clear that technology is a fundamental driver of sustainability, but in most cases, the solution itself needs to be monitored so that it doesn't become the problem.
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Sustainable IT
Kohler Power Systems diesel generators now more sustainable
July 2022
Kohler Power Systems has announced its diesel generators are compatible with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), a major breakthrough in the usage of alternative fuels in backup power.
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Sustainable IT
Honeywell launches new carbon energy management software for buildings
June 2022
The new Carbon & Energy Management service allows building owners to track and optimise energy performance against carbon reduction goals, down to a device or asset level.
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BAI Communications Australia
BAI aims to reach net-zero by 2040 with new program
May 2022
BAI Communications Australia has announced a target of reaching net-zero emissions by 2040 as part of its Towards Carbon Neutral (TCN) program.
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Sustainable IT
Schneider Electric’s new solutions for net-zero carbon buildings
May 2022
Schneider Electric announces two new offerings to tackle building sustainability and efficiency while also enhancing occupant comfort.
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Sustainable IT
ABB unlocks sustainable energy upgrades for data centers
May 2022
ABB says its new microgrid solutions will get data centers ready for the green revolution and use their own energy sources with a reduced carbon footprint.
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Sustainable IT
Three sustainability trends to become mainstream - Gartner
April 2022
Gartner's research shows cloud sustainability, measuring carbon footprints and advanced grid management software will become crucial for businesses.
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Unified Communications
Konftel secures climate-neutral certification for third year
April 2022
Konftel has strengthened its climate-neutral ethos after securing official certification for the third year in a row.
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Data center
Fujitsu AU signs PPA to offset 40% of NSW data centre load
April 2022
The agreement marks a key step for Fujitsu Australia in decarbonising its operations and providing lower-emissions services to its customers.
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ABI Research
70% better 5G power consumption with hardware optimisation
April 2022
ABI Research has found that hardware optimisation promises up to 70% improvement in 5G power consumption as networks reach scale in many developed nations.
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Sustainable IT
Responsible Technology, Sustainable Future: How technology will help companies become carbon neutral by 2030
March 2022
Climate change is becoming a high profile topic all around the world - it is a Pandora’s box that will continue to unleash complex consequences that are increasingly challenging for humanity to assess and cope with. 
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Amazon Web Services
AWS launches carbon footprint tool to combat climate change
March 2022
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched the AWS customer carbon footprint tool to help businesses calculate their carbon emissions and predict future changes.
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IT in Manufacturing
Logitech scales the use of recycled plastic in its products
February 2022
Logitech has exceeded its commitment to incorporate post-consumer recycled plastic into products, reducing its carbon impact.
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Climate change
Sustainability and the corporate carbon footprint challenge
August 2021
By investing in the rapid advancement of digital technology, businesses can find new ways to get ahead of the competition and create impactful social change.
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Carbon emissions
APAC firms could slash carbon emissions by 78% by moving to cloud - AWS report
July 2021
A new report from AWS and 451 Research suggests cloud infrastructure offers major benefits in terms of reducing energy usage, and the resulting reduction in carbon emissions.
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Sustainable IT
Google Cloud launches region picker tool for customers
April 2021
The region picker is one way of partnering with customers to decrease carbon emissions, boost renewable energy usage and improve infrastructure sustainability.
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Cloud
Apple creates sweeping carbon removal fund
April 2021
The US$200 million fund has set its goal to remove ’at least one million metric tons of carbon dioxide annually from the atmosphere’ — equivalent to the amount of fuel used by over 200,000 passenger vehicles.
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Sustainable IT
NEXTDC launches 'first of its kind' carbon neutrality program
March 2021
The program's aim is to 'decarbonise the digital economy’, says data centre provider.
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Printers
Five ways to reduce the environmental impact of printing and save costs
March 2021
Before organisations can reduce their environmental impact, they need to start with clear visibility into how much paper and energy they currently use, writes Y Soft managing director for A/NZ Adam O’Neill.
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Cloud
Apple pledges 100% carbon neutrality by 2030
July 2020
The commitment includes efforts to reduce carbon emissions by bolstering the use of low-carbon or recycled materials, investment into energy-efficient projects, as well as investment in conservation and environmental restoration programmes around the world.
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Cloud
Amazon commits to five new utility-scale solar projects
May 2020
The projects in China, Australia, and the U.S. will total 615 MWh. Comes as Amazon criticised for conditions and lack of paid sick leave in U.S.