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NZ's first impact fund invests in Auckland company Grounded
The Auckland-based business supplies a range of sustainably sourced packaging, including mailer boxes and bags for e-commerce.
NZ tech start up wins innovation award
"We've worked incredibly hard and getting this kind of recognition gives us the determination to keep pushing for innovation and better ways to fight climate change for the sake of future generations."
Vodafone NZ publishes annual sustainability report
Vodafone legal, regulatory and sustainability director Juliet Jones says she’s pleased with the company’s progress but as always, there’s still work to do.
KPMG rolls out blockchain-backed track and trace platform
Known as KPMG Origins is designed to support industries including agriculture, resources, manufacturing and financial services and has been developed to enable global trade.
Unsafe working environments in IT risking people's health
Excessive working hours, forced labour and discrimination are some of the problems that risk workers' health in the IT industry.
Dell Technologies' Progress Made Real plan outlines social impact goals
“Unlocking the power of data will advance humanity more than any other force over the next decade," says Michael Dell.
Commvault joins Business Avengers for sustainable development
Commvault has officially joined the Business Avengers coalition, which brings together 17 companies focused on contributing to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
Sustainability issues prevalent in the IT industry
Sustainability issues in IT are proving difficult to solve, despite growing demand for more sustainable IT products.
Greenbox acquires Recytech to kick off New Zealand expansion
“We had explored a number of options to enable expansion into New Zealand and acquiring Recytech was the logical step."
Businesses need greater clarity on sustainability reporting
Sustainability is now a mainstream concern for organisations and their stakeholders, but they require clarity and guidance on sustainability reporting standards and practices.
New wireless canopy solution makes any building smart
Cognian’s Patented Syncromesh wireless canopy makes it cost-effective to retrofit existing buildings, reducing energy and emissions.
No drop wasted: Kiwi company utilises AWS to power growth
Kiwi company Trickle, is committed to helping hospitality organisations in New Zealand to ‘go green’ and reduce beer wastage.
ESP and AWS work to reduce NZ's carbon footprint
According to a new statement, with the help of Amazon Web Services (AWS), ESP has helped clients save $40 million or 240 GWh of energy since 2001 - the equivalent of taking 21,842 houses off the grid in New Zealand.
TCO certifications to tackle data center sustainability
Data centers require more energy than ever – and many products also have adverse effects on human health throughout the supply chain, as well as safety concerns and human rights violations.
Kyocera's green sustainability efforts recognised
Kyocera says its efforts to increase sustainability and reduce greenhouse missions are part of the ‘Kyocera philosophy’.
HPE leverages technology to address societal and environmental needs
“From protecting our environment to advancing human rights, it is imperative that we make progress for society by conducting our business in an ethical, sustainable and socially conscious way."
GIGA Data Centers brings energy efficiency to Mooresville, NC
At the launch last week, officials received a tour of the CLT-1 facility, which is a 165,800 square-foot data center with 120,000 square feet dedicated to the main data hall.
WeRobotics launches global drone data challenge
The winner will receive $235,000 for using drones and data in unique ways to address local challenges and big topics such as humanitarian aid.
Microsoft showcase highlights NZ's critical challenges
Microsoft presented its first ever parliamentary Showcase to New Zealand government ministers and MPs last week, as it showcased just how innovative New Zealanders can be.
New app launches to protect our oceans
The app has been designed to spread the message of ocean conservation by enabling people to share both positive ocean experiences and thoughts of concern about the state of the world's oceans.
New Kiwi app looks to reduce food waste
We all have a part to play in making better choices to reduce our environmental impact and technology can help us with that.”
Culture changes are key when taking on sustainability – KYOCERA
“Business leaders need to drive this transformation, embedding sustainability within the culture of their organisations."
Roads made of toner waste and motor oil? The reality of a sustainable future
Office multifunction devices and consumables like toner cartridges can generate a significant amount of waste, but with sustainable business practices and processes, that doesn’t have to be the case.
Earth Day 2019: How tech firms can support our planet's wellbeing
Six industry experts explain how they - and other tech organisations - can positively contribute to the wellbeing of our earth.