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ESG / Environmental, Social and Governance stories

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Nasuni launches IQ tool for unstructured data optimisation in AI
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data management
Nasuni introduced Nasuni IQ, an innovative tool purposed to aid enterprises in managing and reviewing their unstructured data in preparation for AI utilisation.
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Xero & Sumday partnership empowers global carbon accounting
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accounting systems
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digital banking
Xero teams up with Sumday to enable accountants to manage carbon accounting for their clients, advancing the journey towards net-zero emissions for small businesses worldwide.
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Telr collaborates with Fils for greener payment infrastructures
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commerce systems
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martech
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payment gateways
Digital payment giant Telr collaborates with climate fintech Fils in a strategic effort to reduce emissions within payment infrastructures, bolstering UAE's Net Zero by 2050 strategy.
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VIRTUS Data Centres to build AI-ready campus in Buckinghamshire
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digital transformation
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colocation
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data centre operators
VIRTUS Data Centres reveals plans for an AI-ready, sustainable data centre campus - equipped to deliver high-capacity data infrastructure.
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Ex-Hiscox exec Jodi Cartwright joins Tint Financial as CCO
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blockchain
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Former Hiscox executive, Jodi Cartwright, joins fintech firm Tint Financial Services as Chief Commercial Officer, aiming to enhance cross-border trading for SMEs.
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Opera to launch green AI cluster in Iceland by 2024
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cios
Nordic firm Opera announces plans for an AI data cluster in Kevalík, Iceland, powered entirely by green energy, aiming to propel forward its AI-driven browser technology.
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Siemon earns Gold Rating from EcoVadis, in top 5% of global firms
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cios
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Network infrastructure expert Siemon ranks among the top 5% of global companies after securing an upgrade to EcoVadis' Gold Rating, reflecting its tenacious commitment to ESG excellence.
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Sophie Graham named as IFS's global Chief Sustainability Officer
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IFS bolsters commitment to Environmental, Social, Governance agenda with appointment of Sophie Graham as new global Chief Sustainability Officer.
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Impactsure's AI SURE platform available on Microsoft Azure
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cloud services
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microsoft
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digital transformation
Impactsure launches its AI-powered SURE platform on Microsoft Azure Marketplace, offering data extraction, processing, and analytics.
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Diligent reports record sanctions in 2023, and evolving ESG risks
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compliance
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m&a
In 2023, GRC SaaS company Diligent observed a record high of 21,784 new sanctions and a decline in FCPA enforcement actions.
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Seagate releases fifth annual Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Report
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Seagate Technology unveils its fifth annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report, revealing significant advancements in multiple imperative areas.
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Equinix launches Fabric Cloud Router for efficient multicloud networking
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cloud services
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hybrid cloud
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public cloud
Equinix brings its Fabric Cloud Router to markets globally, enabling efficient multi-cloud connections for businesses within 45 seconds and reducing complex operational costs.
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e& enterprise and Fils join forces to green digital payments
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martech
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commerce systems
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digital transformation
E& enterprise partners with Fintech startup, Fils, to pioneer a sustainable digital payments system in the UAE, allowing customers to offset carbon emissions with each transaction.
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Meet ESG goals with industrial automation
Tue, 26th Dec 2023
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chatbots
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it in healthcare
ESG goals shift from optional to essential in business, with automation aiding efficiency and sustainability.
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How sustainable IT can help with key organisational ESG goals
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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big data
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sustainable it
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Sustainability isn't just a passive beneficiary of digital transformation; it actively fuels the impetus for businesses to embark on digital journeys.
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Predicted surge in AI-fuelled scams in 2024 demands increased vigilance
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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email security
Rising AI-powered scams forecasted for 2024 necessitate increased vigilance amid financial scams' surge from UK and Australia.
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Five essentials for supply chain success
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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esg
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infor
Supply chain finance emerges as a critical solution for companies facing challenges in today's complex business landscape.
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Why Australian organisations must act now to meet new ESG reporting requirements
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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it automation
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supply chain & logistics
As mandatory ESG reporting requirements come into effect, ultimately, the only way to reliably achieve compliance will be through AI-powered automation.
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Wolters Kluwer enhances platform with ESG reporting for CFOs
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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digital transformation
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esg
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data collection
Wolters Kluwer adds ESG reporting capability to its platform to help CFOs meet regulations and gain stakeholder trust.
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Rapid AI adoption prompts urgent reassessment of data infrastructure
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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storage
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it infrastructure
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A recent survey points to the necessity for urgent infrastructure reassessment due to the rapid uptake of AI technology.
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Is your data centre a ‘carbonivore’?
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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colocation
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data centre cooling
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breach prevention
IT and security leaders are left with the challenging brief of building a secure, innovative IT infrastructure while limiting carbon emissions.
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LiquidStack reveals new single-phase liquid cooling solution for data centres
Fri, 10th Nov 2023
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colocation
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data centre cooling
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sustainable it
LiquidStack announces a new single-phase liquid cooling solution for data centres, offering sustainable and energy-efficient cooling.
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Commvault partners with AI & security firms for improved cyber resilience
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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firewall
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data protection
Commvault has partnered with leading security and AI companies to enhance cyber resilience and data insights for hybrid cloud organisations.
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Four tips to optimise your data centre
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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data centre maintenance / management
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colocation
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breach prevention
From the finance department to human resources, optimised workflows are the number one way to stand out to their customers and meet business goals.