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Over 50s in Britain lead in embracing renewable energy
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Nearly half of Britons over 50 are keen to use renewable energy, driven by environmental concerns, exceeding interest among under-25s, Solar Together research reveals.
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Invercargill to get first Tier 4 Data Centre with T4 Group move
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T4 Group announces the construction of New Zealand's first Tier 4 Data Centre, a flagship of sustainability and innovation, in Invercargill, Southland.
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Streamlining carbon measurement for SMEs: The case for using spend-based data
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Spend-based data offers a quick, cost-effective route for SMEs to measure carbon emissions, aiding green-business goals and meeting increasing demands for sustainability.
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Virgin Media O2 & Hubbub unveil 400,000 device tech lending scheme
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Virgin Media O2 and Hubbub introduce a landmark 400,000 device lending scheme, the Tech Lending Community project, to tackle British digital inequality and electronic waste, benefitting underprivileged individuals and assisting charities including Refuge and Centrepoint.
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FreightExchange launches CO2 emissions tool for green logistics
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FreightExchange has launched a CO2 emissions reporting tool in its platform, aiming to provide customers real-time insights into the environmental impact of their freight operations.
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How clever UX design can encourage more effective climate action
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Fintech company, Cogo, uses innovative UX design to increase climate literacy, promoting sustainable habits and effective climate action, study reveals.
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NVIDIA launches Earth-2 platform to tackle climate change impacts
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NVIDIA launches Earth-2, a climate digital twin cloud platform, addressing $140bn worth of weather-related economic damage with AI-backed high-resolution simulations and timely data updates.
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Symbio unveils eSIM tech boosting Australia's MVNO market
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Symbio, a subsidiary of Aussie Broadband Group, shakes up Australia's MVNO market with its latest eSIM technology, offering faster and more eco-friendly mobile connectivity options.
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Buddy aims to digitise recycling trade, transforming $348B market
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Buddy, a global marketplace aimed at digitising the $348B metal recycling industry, connects buyers and sellers directly, aiming to streamline the industry and greatly reduce carbon emissions.
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Digital Future Aotearoa calls for greater laptop donations
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Amid a growing digital divide, Digital Future Aotearoa urgently appeals for laptop donations for their RAD initiative, supporting educational and employment aspirations of Aotearoa's youth.
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The power of embedded green finance
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Banks wrestling with outdated systems can bolster sustainability efforts by leveraging carbon management to personalise client services, ensuring greener finance integrates seamlessly with consumer lifestyles.
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HP unveils Color LaserJet 3000 series at 2024 Partner Conference
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HP has launched its energy-efficient Color LaserJet 3000 series, featuring TerraJet toner technology, at today's HP Amplify Partner Conference 2024; targeted at SMBs seeking premium colour printing.
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TeamViewer's software usage reduces CO2 emissions significantly, study finds
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TeamViewer's global use has helped avoid up to 44.8 million tonnes of CO2 emissions in 2022, equivalent to 42k round trips between London and Tokyo.
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New Zealand's energy sector leaps ahead with successful solar pilot
Thu, 29th Feb 2024
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New Zealand's sustainable energy solutions advance as Ara Ake and SolarZero successfully pilot a Virtual Power Plant, utilising solar energy from 10,000 homes to manage winter energy demand spikes.
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Less words, more action: How to become a more sustainable retailer
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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Customer pressures for greener alternatives coupled with increasing regulatory scrutiny makes sustainability a strategic priority in 2024.
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AI & sustainability drive 2024 delivery service trends
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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Advancements in artificial intelligence and a push for sustainability are poised to shape the 2024 landscape of delivery services, responding to growing consumer expectations.
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Xero & Sumday partnership empowers global carbon accounting
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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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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AspenTech pledges net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045
Fri, 16th Feb 2024
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Aspen Technology pledges to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions for its Scope 1 and Scope 2 by 2030, and aims for total net-zero by 2045 in a robust sustainability agenda.
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Iceotope achieves milestone in chip-level liquid cooling tech
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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Iceotope, a global leader in Precision Liquid Cooling, achieves a significant industry breakthrough, successfully cooling chips beyond 1000W, pointing to a solution for escalating thermal issues in data centres.
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Cirrus Logic joins Intel & Microsoft in immersive audio laptop venture
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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Cirrus Logic, Intel and Microsoft collaborate on a new PC reference design with features to optimise immersive audio.
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Equinix Australia signs maiden Asia-Pacific renewable energy deal
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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Equinix Australia signs its first Power Purchase Agreement in Asia-Pacific, purchasing 151MW of renewable energy from TagEnergy's Golden Plains Wind Farm in Victoria due by 2029.
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Why sustainability will make hybrid multicloud a business imperative
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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With impending sustainability legislation and the rise of competition in the cloud computing market, hybrid multicloud solutions offer energy efficiency, resource sharing, and reduced risk, underpinning the business imperative for sustainability.
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iDenfy & CO2IN partner to boost carbon credit transactions security
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Lithuanian RegTech firm, iDenfy, teams up with Czech fintech, CO2IN, to bolster the verification process, making carbon credit transactions safer and directly aiding the fight against climate change.
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How CIOs can lead in achieving enterprise sustainability goals
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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CIOs are using their influence to drive sustainable practices within enterprises, leveraging technologies such as process automation and data analytics to boost ESG performance.