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Google Cloud launches region picker tool for customers
The region picker is one way of partnering with customers to decrease carbon emissions, boost renewable energy usage and improve infrastructure sustainability.
Apple creates sweeping carbon removal fund
The US$200 million fund has set its goal to remove ’at least one million metric tons of carbon dioxide annually from the atmosphere’ — equivalent to the amount of fuel used by over 200,000 passenger vehicles.
NEXTDC launches 'first of its kind' carbon neutrality program
The program's aim is to 'decarbonise the digital economy’, says data centre provider.
Five ways to reduce the environmental impact of printing and save costs
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 A/NZ Adam O’Neill.
Apple pledges 100% carbon neutrality by 2030
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.
Amazon commits to five new utility-scale solar projects
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.
How Epson makes CSR more than a buzzword
After being named in the FTSE4Good Index yet again, the company has outlined how it makes social responsibility a core tenant of its vision.
Aussie businesses struggling with data and storage strategies
"Lack of senior buy-in, coupled with budget constraints, will create ongoing challenges when securing, organising and gleaning insights from data effectively."
Swiss lead charge on data centre efficiency certification
HPE, academia and industry have launched a data centre efficiency label to decarbonise data centres and significantly reduce their energy consumption.
NZ tech start up wins innovation award
"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."
Kiwi startup making waves in electric transport
“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."
Vertiv certified for energy efficiency in A/NZ
“We’ve always been environmentally conscious, but increased demand from our customers has led us to take this a step further."
NEXTDC’s corporate operations go 100% carbon neutral
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.
Australia’s first data centre with carbon neutral corporate operations
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.
VMware achieves carbon neutrality two years early
“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."
World’s first carbon-positive data centre due to be powered on
EcoDataCenter will be launching its new facility in Sweden that not only has no carbon emissions, but also promotes the reduction of them.
Australia's clean technology sector gets a $4.8m boost
“With Australia’s energy sector increasingly under pressure from volatile commodity prices, it is vital we transform the way our industry operates."
Firms save $10m a year by placing data centre in Nordics versus the UK
DigiPlex's CEO shared the opportunities that the Nordics hold at the Datacloud Nordic event - Amazon, Apple and Google are already taking advantage.