Using technology to reach sustainability goals

Australia accounts for 0.3 per cent of the global total population. With the onus on Australian businesses to lead the country towards net-zero carbon emissions, organisations can look to their technology architecture for ways to save energy and reduce their impact, according to Micro Focus. Australia accounts for 0.3 per…

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Supply chain technology adoption accelerates to increase visibility and support sustainability

Customer requirements are also changing as they have adapted to eCommerce. The pandemic will continue to impact global and regional supply chains through 2022 due to factory shutdowns, transportation constraints, demand fluctuations, and supply constraints. These challenges place pressure on manufacturing, inventory availability, and last-mile delivery, resulting in increased technology…

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ABB India unveils new AI-enabled corporate and business office

Campus aims to rely on 100 percent renewable energy by 2023. Engineering multinational company ABB India has moved its corporate and business office to an integrated, sustainable, and digitalized facility within its own Peenya campus in Bangalore. The facility, named Disha, will house the corporate office, along with the offices…

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Singtel launches sustainability-linked bond framework

Telco has targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The Singtel Group has released its Sustainability-Linked Bond Framework which is a first for a telco in Asia Pacific. The framework outlines individual Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Sustainability Performance Targets (SPTs) for two different issuers, Singtel and Optus –…

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Sunseap and Facebook to support data centre operations in Singapore

To help Facebook reach sustainability goals in the region. One of Singapore’s solar energy company, Sunseap Group will supply Facebook with renewable energy to support the tech company’s operations in Singapore. This will include one of Facebook’s first custom-built data centre in Asia. The transaction with Sunseap will help Facebook—one…

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StarHub secures first sustainability-linked loan

Loan is linked to the achievement of sustainability performance targets. Singapore telecommunications company, StarHub — through its subsidiary Malaren International — has entered a RM270 million sustainability-linked term loan facility agreement with CIMB Bank Berhad. This marks the Group’s first loan in which the interest is linked to the achievement…

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Making data centre energy procurement sustainable

Introduction of technology to simplify energy purchasing options. The Australian data centre sector can do more to reduce its carbon footprint while containing and even reducing energy expenditure thanks to technological advancements in energy procurement, states a report by WePower — a blockchain-based green energy trading platform. WePower’s Data Centres…

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Hong Kong’s smart city goals needs technology

Effective governance, smart infrastructure and technology can be used to address infrastructure issues in Hong Kong Continued development of Hong Kong’s technology infrastructure is a critical factor for it to become a smart city by 2030. According to the recent Future Hong Kong 2030 survey report by KPMG China in cooperation…

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