Tag Archives: sustainability

Acer Pledges 100 Trees Planted for Each Aspire Vero Unit Sold

Back in May 2021, The Acer Group announced that it had joined the RE100 initiative and shared a pledge to achieve 100% renewable energy use by the year 2035. Acer declared its mission to help tackle environmental challenges with its “Earthion” platform. The Acer Aspire Vero (AV15-51) is a tangible …

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Tech-hoarding continues despite consumers caring more about sustainability

A recent research study carried out by liquid protection solutions provider P2i reveals that over half of people (54%) are still storing old electronic devices in a drawer, raising concerns that too little is being done to tackle the continuous tech-hoarding problem. Polling 321 members of the general public, the survey also …

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The RFID platform that enables a sustainable omnichannel

Oscar van den Broek, Managing Director at Nedap Retail discusses the role of RFID in the retail supply chain and its use case towards sustainability. Retailers have historically prioritised building efficient supply chains to meet increasing customer expectations of on-demand, convenient fulfillment. However, the environmental impact of these demands such …

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Brits are hoarding up to 1.68 billion unused tech items, with a third still in the dark on how to recycle it 

Brits are keeping hold of dozens of old technology items even after they’ve stopped working, as one in three (33%) say they don’t know how to recycle them and have never done so before, according to new research. In line with its participation to the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), OKdo investigated the extent of e-waste production …

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Spanish retail specialist, Tendam selects Nedap iD Cloud for sustainable omnichannel fulfillment

Nedap has been selected by Spanish retail giant Tendam to help drive its own  sustainability initiatives. The platform will be deployed in 1,222 stores throughout Europe, Russia, and Mexico. Tendam, known from brands such as Women’secret, Springfield, and Cortefiel among others, has a strong omnichannel focus and wants to become …

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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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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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Report reveals 60% of channel businesses haven’t set Net Zero goals

A recent study by DataSolutions exploring how sustainable the UK IT channel is, found 60 percent of channel respondents said their organisation already has an ESG strategy in place, compared with 63 percent of end-user respondents. An even higher proportion worked for organisations that harbour “firm plans” to reduce their carbon emissions …

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PCR NOVEMBER ISSUE OUT NOW!!: Ecommerce and the future of digital payment

In PCR’s November issue, focusing on Ecommerce and the future of digital payment, we have some great industry insight starting with our retail analysis with Brightpearl’s CEO, Derek O’Carroll, exploring a trend that every retail business needs to get on board with – and fast – Digital neighbourhoods are forming …

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