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Sustainable IT
Uptick in Aussie businesses looking to embrace sustainable travel
August 2022
Sustainability, and the role technology has in managing corporate travel, has become a major focal point for business leaders. 
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Environment
Lenovo launches CO2 Offset Service for SMBs across A/NZ
August 2022
Lenovo has announced the rollout of a new, first-of-its-kind CO2 Offset Service for SMBs across Australia and New Zealand. 
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Tether
Ricoh and NZ tech company Tether initiate new reseller partnership
August 2022
A new reseller partnership between Ricoh and NZ tech company Tether will focus on monitoring, hybrid work and air quality solutions.
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Sustainable IT
CarbonCrop launches native regeneration scheme, backed by AI
July 2022
Granted exclusively for native forest, Native CCUs are the first voluntary carbon credits of their kind available in New Zealand.
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Sustainable IT
Equinix announces milestones on sustainability commitments
May 2022
Equinix has released its 2021 Sustainability Report which outlines progress, innovation and accomplishments on key ESG commitments.
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Oracle
Prophecy International migrates VMware environment with Oracle Cloud Solution
May 2022
The Adelaide-based global provider is using the solution to eliminate the need to re-write applications, therefore allowing the company to enhance its business operations.
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Sustainable IT
Getac partnership to bolster sustainability initiatives
April 2022
Getac announced a partnership with One Tree Planted as part of its Earth Day 2022 sustainability initiative, which aims to plant 30,000 trees.
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Supply chain
Supply chain blindspots impede Australian ESG progress
April 2022
The availability of crucial supply chain data is preventing organisations from meeting their environmental, social, and governance goals.
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Accessibility
Tennis for everyone: Putting the ‘S’ in ESG through tech-enabled accessibility
March 2022
Between extinction rebellion and COP26 our environmental concerns as a society - and the role of the private sector in addressing these concerns - has been laid bare.
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Collaboration
Key considerations for businesses transitioning to a paperless office
March 2022
While the digital transformation process can be daunting, it has become necessary for organisations to achieve the next level of efficiency and success.
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Internet of Things
Spark takes major shareholding in Adroit to enhance IoT
March 2022
Spark has announced that it will take a significant shareholding in IoT company Adroit, which will enhance IoT solutions for potential customers of both organisations.
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Smartphones
New technology from OPPO extends the life of lithium batteries
March 2022
OPPO's Battery Health Engine extends the life of lithium batteries for better user experience and environment sustainability.
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IT in Manufacturing
Internet of Things helps NZ glass manufacturer disrupt the industry
March 2022
The Internet of Things is helping New Zealand glass manufacturer AGP disrupt the industry with four-day supply delivery.
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Sustainable IT
Artificial intelligence and reshaping business priorities for the environment
March 2022
APAC business decision makers are now putting increasing investment in environmental, social and corporate governance.
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Gaming
Game review: Chorus (PC/PS5)
February 2022
Chorus is a narrative space shooter set in an interesting almost open world. The game centres around Nora, the pilot of an AI starship called Forsaken.
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Artificial Intelligence
Verdantix warns EHS executives must be operationally ready for AI
February 2022
Environment, health, and safety executives should be operationally ready to deploy AI projects as adoption benefits become too great to ignore.
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Sustainable IT
Schneider Electric launches comprehensive sustainability framework for data centre operators
January 2022
"Our intention with this framework is to improve benchmarking and progress toward environmental sustainability to protect natural resources for future generations.”
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Compliance
The shape of risk management in 2022: Cyber risk quantification, ESG, and operational resilience
January 2022
MetricStream outlines several trends and predictions on risk management that enterprises should watch on in 2022.
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Digital Transformation
Retail giants abandon paper receipts this Christmas
December 2021
Slyp says partnerships with several leading fashion retailers will see the retailers switch off paper receipt printing for in-store purchases across a combined 42 stores.
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Sustainable IT
The link between enterprise data security and sustainability
October 2021
There is a link between enterprise data security and sustainability, according to a new report from Blancco Technology Group.
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IBM
New software suite from IBM uses AI to help companies solve climate related risks
October 2021
IBM has launched a new market category, environmental intelligence, bringing together climate science and business operations.
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Cloud
IBM launches AI-powered software suite to fight climate change
October 2021
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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Cloud
Cloudflare to power networks on 100% renewable energy and remove all historical carbon by 2025
July 2021
Cloudflare has announced it will power its networks on 100% renewable energy and remove all historical carbon from its global network by 2025.
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Sustainable IT
Greenwash, false claim risks high amongst IT - report
June 2021
"Reputations, stakeholder credibility and accuracy are on the line more than ever."