Quick Study: Sustainability and ESG

If your organization isn’t thinking in terms of sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) concepts, it’s better start soon. The ideas that emerged a decade ago as corporate social responsibility (CSR) — once a “nice to have” are emerging as key criteria in how an enterprise is evaluated by potential employees, customers, investors, regulators, … Read more

5 Pillars of Sustainable Digital Transformation

Digital business and sustainability are often viewed as mutually exclusive. However, as the global climate crisis spirals and sustainability butt heads with digital transformation for prime placement on business’ boardroom agendas, both domains should be seen as complementary growth drivers. The efficiencies gained through digital automation and the expanded reach made available through digital services … Read more

New Tools Measure Green IT, Sustainability Success

As companies attempt to take sustainability to the next level and gain a more complete view of their greenhouse gas emissions, there’s a growing need to quantify results and track progress. “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it,” says Autumn Stanish, associate principal analyst at Gartner, Inc. “In order to take initiatives to … Read more

The Circular Economy for Enterprise Computing Gear is Evolving

As businesses look for ways to reduce their carbon footprint and boost sustainability, an age-old idea is bubbling to the forefront: participating in the circular economy (CE). By reusing, repairing, repurposing, refurbishing and reselling things it’s possible to trim emissions, reduce waste, save money, and achieve strategic benefits. The idea of ​​ditting today’s buy and … Read more

The Future of Resilient Supply Chains Is Circular

Supply chain shortages and disruptions permeate in 2022. As a result, companies continue to look inward at their supply chains to enhance resiliency and evaluate the long-term impact of how products are sourced and transported. These current challenges are also a reminder of the lack of sustainability in supply chains. Currently, supply chains are designed … Read more

Countering Disruption by Making Asset Management Systems Smarter

Many businesses today find themselves in complex and unfamiliar territory. They face resource constraints and supply chain issues due to the persistent pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the mounting sustainability challenges. This external pressure shows little sign of abating and supply chain disruptions will continue to interrupt delivery times and trigger supply … Read more

What’s Really Being Done About It?

As evangelists and critics debate whether cryptocurrency represents the future of money or is nothing more than a giant Ponzi scheme and a haven for ransomware, drug dealers, and terrorists, a basic truth is often overlooked: crypto devours massive amounts of energy. According to Digiconomist, a website that tracks bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, just over … Read more

Why Sustainability Is the Next Priority for Enterprise Software

Over the next four years, the EU will roll out carbon tax policies and investors are already flocking to companies that have well-documented, data-backed ESG policies and commitments. Companies are making significant investments in staff and experience, with the number of roles in sustainability increasing by 91% over the past five years in the UK … Read more

8 Real Ways CIOs Can Drive Sustainability, Fight Climate Change

CIOs, chief data officers, and other IT leaders can play a key role in helping organizations build ESG programs. .