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Sustainability
SAS recognised by leading bodies for promoting sustainable business practice
SAS has recently garnered recognition for its environmental stewardship and sustainable business practices.
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Sustainability
ST Engineering launches cooling system for greener data centers
ST Engineering says its Airbitat DC Cooling System cools down data centers and achieves annual net energy savings of more than 20% over conventional chiller systems alone. 
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Getac
How rugged devices can support organisations when the cloud goes out
The risk of businesses’ operational and technological footprints being impacted by extreme weather events continues to grow as climate change increases the frequency of such events.
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Data center
Q&A: Nnaisense talks AI and energy efficiency for data centers
Using AI to reduce energy consumption is one of the more important applications of this technology, and the addressable market at data centers around the world is significant. 
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Sustainability
Equinix announces milestones on sustainability commitments
Equinix has released its 2021 Sustainability Report which outlines progress, innovation and accomplishments on key ESG commitments.
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Sustainability
The AI Forum helps NZ pave the way with AI sustainability practices
Non-profit organisation The AI Forum is helping Kiwis learn about addressing climate change issues through the use of AI technology.
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Digitisation
Using digitisation to reduce carbon emissions in building and construction
The building and construction sector is one of the largest in the world economy, as well as one of the most energy-intensive polluting industries on the planet.
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Climate change
Record growth for NZ startups as conscious investment trend emerges
New Zealand has a reputation for efficiency and innovation, and has strong potential to be a leader in climate tech.
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Compliance
MetricStream announces new product for improved GRC
MetricStream has announced a new product to simplify the ability to navigate the rapidly growing importance of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC).
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
AWS launches carbon footprint tool to combat climate change
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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Sustainability
40% of orgs to embed sustainability into operations by 2024 - IDC releases top predictions
Strong financial outcomes and sustainability focused leadership is required for long term impact, according to a new report from IDC.
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Sustainability
Here come the Greenfluencers: 5 tech trends that will fuel the green transition in 2022
Employees are not willing to wait for their companies to get climate friendly.
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Cloud
Sustainability is a business imperative - can technology save us?
Sustainability has become even more important over the last few years, with many growing organisations having set their own targets to reduce carbon emissions.
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Digital Transformation
Qlik and Stimson Center partner helping coastal cities that face severe climate risks
Qlik and Stimson Center have partnered on the CORVI Data Portal, a centralised home for data related to the CORVI risk assessments of a variety of under-resourced, at-risk coastal cities across the world facing severe climate risks. 
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Huawei
COP26: Huawei tackles climate change with tech innovation
Technology innovation will play a central role in tackling climate change and achieving carbon reduction goals.
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Cloud
IBM launches AI-powered software suite to fight climate change
The new suite is designed to help organisations prepare for and respond to weather and climate risks that may disrupt business, assess their own impact on the planet, and reduce the complexity of regulatory compliance and reporting.
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Renewable energy
Salesforce announces its operations are powered entirely by renewable energy
The company also announced it has expanded its net zero approach to its entire value chain — focusing on six sustainability priorities.
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Sustainability
Lenovo to leverage smart tech as it commits to climate change goals
“It is now up to global businesses and their leaders to continue building resilience into our operations."
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Climate change
Sustainability and the corporate carbon footprint challenge
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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Printers
Epson partners with National Geographic to address climate change
Epson and National Geographic aim to raise awareness of how people can reduce their impact on global warming, from homes to offices and other businesses.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
AWS launches clean energy accelerator for start ups
Amazon Web Services has launched the AWS Clean Energy Accelerator in response to the rapid proliferation of startups working to solve the world's energy challenges. 
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Education
SAS & Malala Fund predict impact of climate change on girls' education
Malala Fund will use these findings to encourage leaders at the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference and beyond to take action.
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Sustainability
Euro data center & cloud providers commit to climate neutrality by 2030
The initiative is called the Climate Neutral Data Centre pact and is entirely self-regulated by its signatories.
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Cloud
Lenovo extends carbon offset service to APAC
Companies can choose offsets from selected United Nations-approved eco-friendly projects from around the globe when purchasing selected products.