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Acer partners with Consenna on Green Rewards launch

Acer has launched a digital transformation solution aimed at facilitating remote workers. “Acer Green Rewards” has been developed in partnership with Consenna to enable not only the channel’s digital transformation, but also address the impact to the environment. Acer Green Rewards is a dedicated on-line portal and deal calculator that enables …

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Ingram Micro and Circular Computing offset carbon footprint with remanufactured laptop partnership

Circular Computing is partnering with Ingram Micro on carbon-neutral, remanufactured Dell, HP and Lenovo laptops. Portsmouth-based Circular Computing have invested in years of research and development in order to deliver remanufactured laptops which are as reliable as new laptops and produced in their thousands to the same high standard of quality. Unlike …

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Covid-19 recovery has derailed progress towards Net Zero by 2050

Three quarters of UK businesses support the government’s Net Zero by 2050 target. Yet, recovery from Covid-19 derailed plans and sustainability initiatives for 50%, and only one third (36%) have plans in place and are on track to make the deadline, new research has found. The survey of over 250 …

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Decarbonisation and the demand for electricity

Robert Hall, Executive Director of Resilience First discusses tech for decarbonisation. As we strive increasingly for lower carbon emissions by, in part, moving away from the burning of fossil fuels, the demand for green energy production will increase. Solar, hydro and wind (and, to a lesser degree, nuclear) power generation …

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QBS becomes first net carbon neutral distributor in the UK

QBS has been independently verified as net carbon neutral. “We have actually been carbon negative for some time, but now we are officially certified and independently verified. It is all about being totally authentic and avoiding the greenwashing. This achievement is due to the exceptional hard work of the team – …

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PCR July/August: Smart Tech, Digital Transformation and Sustainability how to get involved

Due to popular demand we are increasing the size of our July issue and combining our August issue in one bumper edition. The PCR July/August issue, which hits desks at the beginning of August will feature our combined special focuses on sustainability in the Channel, Smart Tech and the Digital …

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Exertis UK signs global technology lifecycle solutions provider TES

Exertis is partnering with sustainable technology lifecycle solutions provider, TES. Exertis is placing a greater emphasis on sustainability, and the company’s partnership with TES is just one of the ways in which it will boost its corporate responsibility and sustainability in 2021. TES is on mission to securely, safely and sustainably …

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Softcat pledges commitment to achieve corporate social responsibility targets

Softcat has devised a sustainability agenda to drive it’s corporate social responsibility. The tech industry continues to be a major contributor of e-waste and emissions from manufacturing. In response to this, Softcat is focusing on sustainability within its operations in line with science-based targets, working to drive and develop a …

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Going Green

As the UK plans its ‘green recovery’ from the Covid-19 pandemic, Rob Horgan investigates what the IT and tech channel is doing to become more sustainable… When most people think of carbon emissions, they picture smoke mushrooming out of power plants, aeroplanes leaving trails dotted across the sky or car …

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Exertis continues sustainability drive with new initiatives to reduce plastic

Exertis has today announced some of the key initiatives it is undertaking to reduce the use of plastic in its business operation. “Whilst July has been established as Plastic Free month in the global calendar, as an organisation, we are committed to reducing plastic pollution beyond just this period. Indeed, …

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