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Greenhushing: A ‘how to’ for businesses to get their confidence back
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Greenhushing is a significant threat to climate progress, and it's time for businesses to proudly communicate their legitimate efforts.
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AirTrunk & ib vogt partner for Malaysian data centre renewable energy deal
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power / energy
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renewable energy
Asia Pacific data centre specialist AirTrunk partners with renewable energy developer ib vogt, inking Malaysia's first ever data centre renewable energy Virtual Power Purchase Agreement.
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Lean and green: five steps to improve your business and carbon health
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storage
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power / energy
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forrester research
Businesses must directly tackle carbon emissions for financial savings and reputation; enterprises are urged to follow five steps towards digital sobriety and cleaner carbon health.
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Fujitsu partners with Origin for EV trial in Australia
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Fujitsu launches EV trial with Australian energy firm Origin, a key move in realising its goal for a 100% zero emissions vehicle operational fleet by 2030.
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AtNorth's sustainability efforts earn award nominations
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power / energy
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Nordic AI service provider, atNorth, starts 2024 with Sustainability in Tech Award nods, recognising its sustainable efforts in data centre solutions and circular economy practices.
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Darren Gladman becomes Energy Policy Manager at SMA Australia
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safety
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regulation
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engagement
Climate and energy policy veteran, Darren Gladman, assumes the pivotal role of Energy Policy and Regulatory Manager at SMA Australia, aiming to effect climate-friendly energy reforms.
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Meet ESG goals with industrial automation
Tue, 26th Dec 2023
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ESG goals shift from optional to essential in business, with automation aiding efficiency and sustainability.
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Akaysha Energy to build Australia's largest battery storage system
Fri, 24th Nov 2023
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japan
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nsw government
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government
Akaysha Energy secures government contract for Australia's largest battery storage system, paving the way for private investment in renewable energy storage.
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Not using Artificial Intelligence is a gross dereliction of duty
Tue, 31st Oct 2023
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digital transformation
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digitalisation
Generative AI developments have been in the works for years, but this year, it arrived - and we can see and feel it.
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Westcon-Comstor shares global carbon emissions details in new report
Mon, 30th Oct 2023
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it distributors
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esg
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westcon-comstor
Westcon-Comstor reveals decrease in direct emissions but a rise in supply chain emissions, as it strives to meet sustainability targets.
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Salesforce AI innovations boost ESG reporting in Net Zero Cloud
Thu, 14th Sep 2023
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bi
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cdp
Powered by Einstein, Net Zero Cloud's generative AI capabilities will suggest reliable, auto-generated responses for ESG reports.
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Energy crisis expected to impact net zero plans - Schneider Electric
Fri, 8th Sep 2023
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it automation
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power / energy
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81% of business leaders at UK and Irish data centres say the energy crisis will impact their organisation’s ability to meet its emissions reduction plans.
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SMA Australia appoints Tallaesen Fleming as VP of Large Scale & Project Solutions
Wed, 19th Jul 2023
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power / energy
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renewable energy
SMA Australia appoints Tallaesen Fleming as VP of Large Scale and Project Solutions, driving growth in renewable energy sector.
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Sustainability solutions firm publishes report on state of decarbonisation
Wed, 1st Mar 2023
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engie
Australian organisations have made progress in decarbonisation but face major barriers, says ENGIE Impact's Net Zero Report.
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Micro Focus appoints Richard Everett as CEO – ANZ
Fri, 9th Dec 2022
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cybersecurity
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it training
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unisys
Richard Everett appointed as MD of Micro Focus ANZ, focusing on growth areas like cybersecurity and AI data analytics.
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CFOs need to lead the net zero transition
Mon, 21st Nov 2022
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optima
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Over a third of large publicly traded companies have net zero targets, but 93% will miss them without integrating decarbonisation, says Accenture.
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Lenovo launches fifth-gen of Neptune Direct Water-Cooling
Wed, 16th Nov 2022
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data centre cooling
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data centre maintenance / management
Lenovo releases fifth-gen Direct Water-Cooling tech and new sustainability services to help customers meet environmental goals.
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Exclusive: Optima Technology fosters more sustainable future
Wed, 2nd Nov 2022
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bi
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big data
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saas
Optima Technology is an SaaS company that partners with businesses to enable the transition to net zero with market-leading ESG data and reporting.
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Striking Gold: Unearthing opportunities in the mining sector with real-time data
Fri, 28th Oct 2022
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digital transformation
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mining
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solace
Data is an untapped resource for mining companies. Optimising its use could lead to more efficient and sustainable operations.
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La Trobe continues its 15 years of partnership with SAS
Tue, 18th Oct 2022
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Across the Master of Business Analytics and Master of Business Information Systems courses, students use SAS platforms to analyse challenging problems.
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Microsoft announces ESG innovation with Microsoft Cloud
Mon, 17th Oct 2022
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cloud services
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microsoft
Microsoft introduces Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability to help organizations accelerate sustainability progress and reduce their environmental footprint.
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OpenText announces guiding framework to achieving ESG goals
Thu, 15th Sep 2022
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OpenText has announced the launch of the OpenText Zero-In Initiative, the company's guiding framework to achieving global impact goals.
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Salesforce launches new research into net-zero economy
Mon, 12th Sep 2022
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Salesforce research shows that 87% of Australian businesses believe technology is crucial for achieving net zero emissions by 2050.
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Schneider Electric ups the ante on sustainability strategy
Fri, 17th Jun 2022
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data centre maintenance / management
New research by Schneider Electric reveals a discrepancy in the implementation of sustainability initiatives in IT and data centre organisations.