Banks twice as likely to be carbon neutral

The report assessed businesses against seven key dimensions One in 10 Australian financial services providers have already reached net zero emissions from their own operations, compared to one in 20 businesses across all Australian industries. This is the key finding in a new report into sustainability progress from Microsoft ANZ…

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Google selects Enosi to trace its clean energy use

Enosi and UNSW will lead the demonstration Enosi and Google are working together as part of an EnergyTag demonstration with the RACE for 2030 Cooperative Research Centre, led by UNSW. The initiative aims to assess accounting approaches and other tools for certifying 24/7 carbon-free energy to improve decision-making around clean…

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Data centre operators brace for sustainability

Strong industry growth as operators brace for expanding sustainability requirements Uptime Institute today announced the release of its 12th Annual Global Data Centre Survey. The findings show an industry that is growing, dynamic and increasingly resilient, but still working to address increasing pressure for sustainability progress and reporting, continuing staffing shortages, supply chain…

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Global telecoms service providers are being ‘net-zero heroes’

We must be mindful of greenwashing risks when it comes to far-off targets The recent substantial damage that floods have caused in Pakistan is a devastating reminder that climate change remains the single most important challenge facing the planet. Research by GlobalData has revealed that the technology and telecoms sector…

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China-wide 5G natural disaster management solution

Ericsson and partners aim to deploy this project The move follows successful testing of a 5G mission-critical partnership solution – called the 5G Full-Closed-Loop system for Integrated Natural Disaster Management – in ten cities across the Lishui region of China. Spanning early-warning analysis, natural disaster monitoring, command and dispatch, and…

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Sustainability initiatives promoting big data and analytics adoption

Healthy BDA spending across various industries in A/NZ Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) spending on BDA solutions captured a net spend of $US5.5 billion in 2022 and is expected to register a compounded annual growth rate of 13.3 per cent (2021-2026). The rising capacity for digitization emphasis better control on data,…

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Vietnam farmers adopt XAG agricultural drone

The drone helps reduce the costs of rice production As a more cost-effective tool, XAG agricultural drones become the “new favourite” of Vietnamese farmers to grow rice. Drone can spray pesticides, spread fertilizers, and sow seeds directly by using a mobile phone to operate. Its versatile application and full automation…

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Three key practices to leverage digital transformation

Sustainable operations in APAC energy companies. In a recent IDC Report titled IDC PeerScape : Leveraging Digital Transformation for Sustainable Operations, IDC reveals three practices energy companies can use to accelerate their carbon reduction plans and address the challenges they face when undertaking Digital Transformation (DX). According to an IDC survey,…

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DBS Hong Kong launches LiveBetter

“LiveBetter” in the DBS digibank HK app is a one-stop digital sustainability platform DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (“DBS Hong Kong”) is pleased to introduce LiveBetter, a one-stop digital sustainability platform in the DBS digibank HK app that encourages customers who are driven by the purpose to foster more sustainable living. How LiveBetter works With unique features like…

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OneAsia to launch the first immersion cooling solution

New green data centre solution marks a new chapter for Hong Kong OneAsia, a leading IT service provider in Asia for cloud-based solutions and data centre services, is proud to launch an immersion cooling solution starting this September. The first of its kind in Hong Kong, the new solution significantly reduces data centre energy…

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