Environment news stories
Equinix announces milestones on sustainability commitments
Equinix has released its 2021 Sustainability Report which outlines progress, innovation and accomplishments on key ESG commitments.
Prophecy International migrates VMware environment with Oracle Cloud Solution
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.
Getac partnership to bolster sustainability initiatives
Getac announced a partnership with One Tree Planted as part of its Earth Day 2022 sustainability initiative, which aims to plant 30,000 trees.
Supply chain blindspots impede Australian ESG progress
The availability of crucial supply chain data is preventing organisations from meeting their environmental, social, and governance goals.
Tennis for everyone: Putting the ‘S’ in ESG through tech-enabled accessibility
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.
Key considerations for businesses transitioning to a paperless office
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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Spark takes major shareholding in Adroit to enhance IoT
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.
New technology from OPPO extends the life of lithium batteries
OPPO's Battery Health Engine extends the life of lithium batteries for better user experience and environment sustainability.
Internet of Things helps NZ glass manufacturer disrupt the industry
The Internet of Things is helping New Zealand glass manufacturer AGP disrupt the industry with four-day supply delivery.
Artificial intelligence and reshaping business priorities for the environment
APAC business decision makers are now putting increasing investment in environmental, social and corporate governance.
Game review: Chorus (PC/PS5)
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.
Verdantix warns EHS executives must be operationally ready for AI
Environment, health, and safety executives should be operationally ready to deploy AI projects as adoption benefits become too great to ignore.
Schneider Electric launches comprehensive sustainability framework for data centre operators
"Our intention with this framework is to improve benchmarking and progress toward environmental sustainability to protect natural resources for future generations.”
The shape of risk management in 2022: Cyber risk quantification, ESG, and operational resilience
MetricStream outlines several trends and predictions on risk management that enterprises should watch on in 2022.
Retail giants abandon paper receipts this Christmas
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.
The link between enterprise data security and sustainability
There is a link between enterprise data security and sustainability, according to a new report from Blancco Technology Group.
New software suite from IBM uses AI to help companies solve climate related risks
IBM has launched a new market category, environmental intelligence, bringing together climate science and business operations.
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.
Cloudflare to power networks on 100% renewable energy and remove all historical carbon by 2025
Cloudflare has announced it will power its networks on 100% renewable energy and remove all historical carbon from its global network by 2025.
Greenwash, false claim risks high amongst IT - report
"Reputations, stakeholder credibility and accuracy are on the line more than ever."
New Zealand AI startup secures $1.8 million investment for environment focused business
New Zealand company, Nelson Artificial Intelligence (NAI), has announced a new spin off of its first business after securing a $1.8 million investment.
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Australia’s environment deserves real-time monitoring
Australia’s regulators are indirectly polluting the environment due to the adoption of a new regulatory framework. It’s not the framework that’s the issue, but the fact that an upgrade to monitoring technology doesn’t accompany it.
Digital enviro tech could save companies money but adoption is slow
According to a report from Frost & Sullivan and Envirosuite, environmental management tools can bring growth, innovation and bottom-line savings.
Environmental Intelligence sector increasingly important, report states
The EI sector is emerging as one where technology meets real-world challenges, and is set to become more significant as climate change and environmental issues dominate public interest, the report states.