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Customer Relationship Management
Salesforce launches the first carbon credit marketplace
This week
Salesforce has introduced the Net Zero Marketplace to make carbon credit purchases simple and transparent, aiming to scale the climate-positive impact.
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Sustainable IT
New report calls for tighter guidelines on data centre sustainability
This month
A new Cushman & Wakefield report is calling for water consumption and carbon emissions to be measured in addition to power usage.
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Sustainable IT
OpenText announces guiding framework to achieving ESG goals
This month
OpenText has announced the launch of the OpenText Zero-In Initiative, the company's guiding framework to achieving global impact goals.
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Environment
Lenovo launches CO2 Offset Service for SMBs across A/NZ
Last month
Lenovo has announced the rollout of a new, first-of-its-kind CO2 Offset Service for SMBs across Australia and New Zealand. 
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Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric launches SM AirSeT in Australia
Last month
The new medium-voltage switchgear uses pure air and vacuum interruption, completely avoiding SF6 greenhouse gas.
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Sustainable IT
Visa launches Eco Benefits solutions in Australia and NZ
Last month
Eco Benefits is a suite of sustainability-focused solutions that will help Visa cardholders better understand the environmental impact of their payments.
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Sustainable IT
Catalyst Cloud attains Toitū net carbonzero certification
July 2022
The Toitū net carbonzero certification involved working with Toitū Envirocare to measure carbon emissions, setting mitigation and reduction targets.
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Sustainable IT
CarbonCrop launches native regeneration scheme, backed by AI
July 2022
Granted exclusively for native forest, Native CCUs are the first voluntary carbon credits of their kind available in New Zealand.
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BAI Communications Australia
BAI aims to reach net-zero by 2040 with new program
May 2022
BAI Communications Australia has announced a target of reaching net-zero emissions by 2040 as part of its Towards Carbon Neutral (TCN) program.
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Digitisation
Using digitisation to reduce carbon emissions in building and construction
May 2022
The building and construction sector is one of the largest in the world economy, as well as one of the most energy-intensive polluting industries on the planet.
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Sustainable IT
TeamViewer to be climate neutral in three years time
May 2022
TeamViewer has pledged to be climate neutral by 2025 and launched its new sustainability program c-a-r-e, which also looks at increasing female representation
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Alibaba
Alibaba’s Cainiao Network uses solar power for warehouses
April 2022
Alibaba Group's logistic arm Cainiao Network has installed 100,000m2 of solar panels on its warehouses so far in its push to build a global green supply chain
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Fintech
Aussie fintech Emmi launches new solution for investors
April 2022
An industry lead solution from Australian fintech and carbon risk solution company Emmi allows investors to decipher carbon transition risk and opportunity.
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Sustainable IT
Intel commits to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040
April 2022
Intel has announced plans to further reduce its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions and develop more sustainable technology solutions.
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Data center
Fujitsu AU signs PPA to offset 40% of NSW data centre load
April 2022
The agreement marks a key step for Fujitsu Australia in decarbonising its operations and providing lower-emissions services to its customers.
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Sustainable IT
Developing the sustainable data center of the future
April 2022
The global data center sector is estimated to account for around 416 terawatts, equivalent to roughly 3% of all energy needs.
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Infosys Consulting
Digital decarbonisation of the mining industry - now or never
March 2022
With the rise of conscious consumerism and conscious capitalism, mining enterprises are facing pressure to shift to cleaner and more sustainable operations.
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Microsoft
NZ businesses failing to reach sustainability goals
March 2022
Microsoft New Zealand has released an extensive study of local organisations’ performance on sustainability and carbon reduction.
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Sustainable IT
First digital tool to help reduce commuter carbon emissions
March 2022
Transportation planning company Abley has developed the first digital tool to help reduce carbon emissions generated by commuters.
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Sustainable IT
Tencent sets goal for carbon neutrality, 100% green power
February 2022
Internet and technology company Tencent has announced it plans to become carbon neutral by 2030 across its operations and supply chain.
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Hyperscale
Carbon emissions driving cloud buying decisions - Gartner
January 2022
Gartner predicts hyperscalers’ carbon emissions will drive cloud purchase decisions by 2025.
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Sustainable IT
40% of orgs to embed sustainability into operations by 2024 - IDC releases top predictions
January 2022
Strong financial outcomes and sustainability focused leadership is required for long term impact, according to a new report from IDC.
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Artificial Intelligence
AI tech poised to help reduce carbon emissions, IDC and Baidu finds
December 2021
AI-related technologies' contribution to carbon reduction will increase every year, reaching at least 70% by 2060 with the total carbon reduction exceeding 35 billion tons.
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Fintech
Emmi gears up for global expansion following latest funding round
December 2021
“Up until now, the investment sector has been without a tool that goes beyond a simple score, and as investors, it is critical to have access to objective and trusted insights that give us confidence to protect and grow capital.”