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Google & Cambridge University forge AI research partnership
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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Google partners with the University of Cambridge for multi-year AI research, aiming to generate societal benefits and combat climate change responsibly.
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Satellite IoT emerges as key player in global environmental sustainability
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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Satellite Internet of Things technology is emerging as a key tool in global environmental sustainability initiatives, according to Ground Control.
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One NZ and SpaceX launch 'direct to cell' satellites for global coverage
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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One NZ, in cooperation with SpaceX, launched its first six 'direct to cell' satellites enabling expanded telecommunication coverage from 2024, and has joined a global alliance to offer reciprocal satellite roaming services.
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Gartner reveals HR trends for attracting talent and boosting results
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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Gartner has forecast nine key HR trends for the future, including the rise of GenAI, embracing four-day workweeks, and shifting professional paths, to attract talent and enhance results.
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Kiwis hopeful of economic upswing amidst looming concerns
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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In contrast to the global outlook, New Zealanders are more optimistic about the future economic climate, according to the latest Global Predictions Survey.
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RSM Australia reveals optimistic outlook for agtech sector growth
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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RSM Australia study reveals a bolstering confidence in growth prospects for the country's agtech sector despite challenges.
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How sustainable IT can help with key organisational ESG goals
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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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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Kaer & Lendlease's third partnership for sustainable cooling in Singapore
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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Kaer and Lendlease partnership steps up sustainable cooling efforts at Paya Lebar Green in Singapore, reducing carbon footprint.
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Schneider Electric becomes founding member of Australian Sustainability Tech Council
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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Schneider Electric joins the newly formed Sustainability Tech Council in Australia; aims to fast-track sustainability efforts.
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LF Energy unveils new open source projects for energy transition
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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LF Energy introduces five open-source projects for digital energy technologies, bolstering efforts towards energy transition.
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'Sustainability goals not matching ambition in global businesses, study reveals'
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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A new study reveals a wide gap between the high sustainability ambitions of global businesses and their actions.
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Spark to launch satellite-connected cell tower project
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Spark and Lynk have begun a NZ project for a network of satellite-connected cell towers, aiming to maintain connectivity during crises.
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New fintech platform Fils brings sustainability to payment companies
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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New fintech platform Fils, developed by Nameer Khan, equips payment firms with tools to integrate ESG values in operations.
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Quadrent Green Lease bridges the digital gap in New Zealand
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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The Quadrent Green Lease programme champions digital inclusion and e-waste reduction in New Zealand's underprivileged communities.
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Parliament summit underscores role of businesses in UK's green shift
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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Parliamentary summit highlights crucial role of UK businesses in achieving net zero emissions and fostering sustainability.
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PerfectScale develops tool to measure Kubernetes’ carbon emissions in cloud systems
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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PerfectScale has unveiled a tool designed to measure and reduce Kubernetes' carbon emissions within major cloud systems.
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Westcon-Comstor appoints first Chief Sustainability Officer
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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Westcon-Comstor appoints Kevin Brzezinski, existing SVP of Global Operations, as its first Chief Sustainability Officer.
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Tech approaches to the reduction of diesel generator emissions
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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As an emitter of CO2 and other gases, the diesel generator is an obvious target for emissions-reduction regulation.
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Iceotope showcases liquid cooling tech with etisalat by e&
Tue, 17th Oct 2023
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Iceotope and etisalat showcased cutting-edge liquid cooling technology at GITEX GLOBAL in Dubai, promising significant energy reductions for data centres.
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CMA introduces Green Agreements Guidance for sustainable business
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) introduces new guidance to help businesses collaborate on environmental sustainability while complying with the law.
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Shippit partners Parcelrun to launch a zero-emission program
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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The pilot program will test e-bikes from a range of partners, including Dutch Cargo, Zoomo, Lime, and Lug+Carrie.
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Stanley Capital Partners invests in Roboyo: Hyper-Automation
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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Stanley Capital Partners invests in tech company Roboyo, aiming to enhance the global leader in hyper-automation's growth.
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New researcher tool boosts accuracy of academic GenAI summaries
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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Iris.ai launches RW 1.0 to tackle inaccuracies in AI-generated research summaries, marking a significant step forward for the AI industry.
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Equinix and NUS study hydrogen fuel’s viability for data centres
Thu, 5th Oct 2023
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The study reveals insights into various fuel systems utilising green hydrogen for data centre backup power to support Singapore’s hydrogen strategy.