Tag Archives: low carbon

PCR MAY ISSUE OUT NOW: SUSTAINABILITY SPECIAL!!

With the government placing an increased focus on sustainability in its operations, suppliers looking to win and retain contracts in the public sector will have to ensure they’re meeting new standards. But how can becoming more sustainable help suppliers work better with the public sector? To answer this we spoke …

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Earth Day 2022: New Data Finds Enterprise Learners Leaning into “Greening” 

By Mark Onisk, Chief Content Officer at Skillsoft Sustainability is no longer a nice-to-have, but rather a strategic necessity and business imperative. Pressure is mounting for all organisations to be more socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable, with the ultimate goal of reaching a place of net-zero emissions. Many organisations are …

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Why introducing financial incentives for the adoption of circular IT will make a difference in the sustainability initiative  

Leon Timmermans, CEO and board member at Flex IT Distribution explains why introducing financial incentives for the adoption of circular IT will make a difference in the sustainability initiative. The Netherlands has taken the lead in establishing the Circular and Fair ICT Pact, an initiative in which seven countries share the …

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PCR MAY ISSUE SUSTAINABILITY ROUNDTABLE: HOW TO GET INVOLVED?

In PCR’s May issue we will be running a sustainability focused roundtable. If you have a particular commitment towards achieving a carbon neutral status or are geared towards sustainability then we want to hear from you. The sustainability roundtable will be focused around the below questions: We will need about …

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QBS’ Dave Stevinson on achieving carbon neutral

Back in the July/August issue of PCR we spoke to QBS Software’s CEO, Dave Stevinson about his professional views towards sustainability and corporate social responsibility and his vision towards achieving a carbon neutral status. In the previous interview Stevinson pointed out: “From the very conception of the business, sustainability and …

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ILM Highland launches laptop refurbishment scheme to reduce electrical waste

A new service launched by a social enterprise and charity in the Scottish Highlands will refurbish unused and unwanted laptops – converting them into affordable, high-quality Chromebooks. ILM Highland will sell the refurbished Chromebooks starting at £70 from its Alness store, providing affordable computing equipment to consumers in the north …

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87% of European companies expect to achieve zero emissions by 2030 or earlier

New research conducted by NTT DATA and PAC found 88% of European business leaders expect their internal IT function to be a driving force in delivering short-term gains in their decarbonisation strategies. While over three quarters of businesses have either implemented or are currently rolling out carbon offsetting initiatives, the …

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Acer UK launches new Carbon Neutral Promotion for Chromebook Spin 513

Acer launched its first Chromebook powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c compute platform – the Acer Chromebook Spin 513 (CP513-1H) in early 2021 and it has come to be recognised as one of the most economical and energy-efficient notebooks on the market with 84% more energy efficient than a legacy desktop. …

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NTT Ltd. pledges Sustainability commitment to achieve Net Zero Emissions by 2040

NTT Ltd. has made a series of commitments to reduce its carbon footprint and work towards a more sustainable future. NTT will work to achieve net zero emissions across its operations by 2030 and its value chain by 2040. It is also driving towards powering its Global Data Center Division …

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 Agilitas Pledges to Plant 100,000 Trees in Five Years

Agilitas IT Solutions is working with carbon offsetting charity, Ecologi, to deliver on its pledge to plant 100,000 trees globally by 2026. Agilitas has launched this green initiative by initially planting 600 trees a month to reduce carbon dioxide by approximately 11 tonnes every week. The planting is scheduled to …

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