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NEXTDC launches 'first of its kind' carbon neutrality program
Thu 18 Mar 2021
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The program's aim is to 'decarbonise the digital economy’, says data centre provider.
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Five ways to reduce the environmental impact of printing and save costs
Tue 2 Mar 2021
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Before organisations can reduce their environmental impact, they need to start with clear visibility into how much paper and energy they currently use, writes Y Soft managing director for ANZ Adam O’Neill.
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Apple pledges 100% carbon neutrality by 2030
Wed 22 Jul 2020
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The commitment includes efforts to reduce carbon emissions by bolstering the use of low-carbon or recycled materials, investment into energy-efficient projects, as well as investment in conservation and environmental restoration programmes around the world.
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Amazon commits to five new utility-scale solar projects
Mon 25 May 2020
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The projects in China, Australia, and the U.S. will total 615 MWh. Comes as Amazon criticised for conditions and lack of paid sick leave in U.S.
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How Epson makes CSR more than a buzzword
Thu 23 Apr 2020
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After being named in the FTSE4Good Index yet again, the company has outlined how it makes social responsibility a core tenant of its vision.
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Aussie businesses struggling with data and storage strategies
Fri 31 Jan 2020
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"Lack of senior buy-in, coupled with budget constraints, will create ongoing challenges when securing, organising and gleaning insights from data effectively."
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Swiss lead charge on data centre efficiency certification
Mon 27 Jan 2020
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HPE, academia and industry have launched a data centre efficiency label to decarbonise data centres and significantly reduce their energy consumption.
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NZ tech start up wins innovation award
Wed 11 Dec 2019
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"We've worked incredibly hard and getting this kind of recognition gives us the determination to keep pushing for innovation and better ways to fight climate change for the sake of future generations."
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Kiwi startup making waves in electric transport
Wed 14 Aug 2019
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“We’re helping organisations address one the biggest challenge of our time climate change by giving them a practical way to reduce their own carbon footprint."
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Vertiv certified for energy efficiency in ANZ
Thu 6 Jun 2019
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“We’ve always been environmentally conscious, but increased demand from our customers has led us to take this a step further."
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NEXTDC’s corporate operations go 100% carbon neutral
Wed 13 Feb 2019
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Much has been said of the environmental impact of data centres, and now NEXTDC is looking to do its part in curbing its own contribution.
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Australia’s first data centre with carbon neutral corporate operations
Wed 13 Feb 2019
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Data centre providers are well positioned to leverage renewable energy technology, which allows the industry to meet and exceed Australia’s greenhouse gas emission reduction target.
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VMware achieves carbon neutrality two years early
Fri 2 Nov 2018
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“As an innovative company with sustainability at our core, we are thrilled to announce our achievement of carbon neutrality two years ahead of our 2020 goal."
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World’s first carbon-positive data centre due to be powered on
Thu 4 Oct 2018
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EcoDataCenter will be launching its new facility in Sweden that not only has no carbon emissions, but also promotes the reduction of them.
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Australia's clean technology sector gets a $4.8m boost
Wed 6 Dec 2017
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“With Australia’s energy sector increasingly under pressure from volatile commodity prices, it is vital we transform the way our industry operates."
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Firms save $10m a year by placing data centre in Nordics versus the UK
Mon 30 Oct 2017
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DigiPlex's CEO shared the opportunities that the Nordics hold at the Datacloud Nordic event - Amazon, Apple and Google are already taking advantage.
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