Acer today announced the new Acer Aspire Vero National Geographic Edition laptop, a special edition of the Acer Aspire Vero, incorporating design elements evocative of planet earth and with each purchase supporting the National Geographic Society.
Israeli-based agritech company SupPlant was deemed as one of the Best Inventions by Time magazine.
GUEST RESEARCH: A new study has revealed almost half of Australians (48%) won’t work for a business that doesn’t address climate change while seven out of eight Australians think businesses need to do more to take action on climate change.
Australia’s national science agency, the CSIRO and the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) have launched a joint public-private sector initiative to investigate potential impacts of climate change to the finance sector.
Local government councils representing more than two million Australians have called on the Federal Government to commit to strong, unified action on climate change, ahead of the UN Climate Conference COP26 in November.
IBM today announced the launch of its new Environmental Intelligence Suite to help companies anticipate and respond to climate risks such as flooding and wildfires while providing insights to improve resiliency and meet sustainability goals.
The annual Call for Code challenge. launched by IBM with support from the Linux Foundation and United Nations, invites the world's software developers and innovators to address climate change with open-source technology. This year four Australian teams are in the finals and one of these projects may well be the winner.
Japanese ICT giant Fujitsu has pledged to source 100% of its energy needs for its global Shiodome HQ building from October 2021 from renewables as part of a commitment to contributing to the realisation of a carbon-neutral society and adaptation to climate change.
Nokia is conducting a trial using its unique Liquid Cooling AirScale Baseband solution with Japanese mobile operator KDDI.
Epson is partnering with National Geographic in the fight against climate change, encouraging consumers and businesses to Turn Down the Heat with better technology choices.
The City of Sydney has announced it will target net zero carbon emissions by 2035 – five years earlier than previously planned – in a move to help avert catastrophic climate change.
The Malala Fund, a girls' education non-profit, with the aid of analytics vendor SAS has uncovered countries where girls are most at risk of experiencing educational interruption due to the ripple effect of catastrophic weather events.
Apple says its investment builds on the company’s forestry and responsible packaging innovations to deliver new financial and climate returns
Integrated solutions and managed services provider Konica Minolta has received further global recognition for its commitment to sustainability, with a listing for the fourth time and a third year in a row among the 2021 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.
A Greens member of the Victorian Parliament has slammed the State Government's move to impose a tax on electric vehicles from July next year, claiming it signalled "a dangerous step towards a privatised road user charge scheme in Victoria".
CQUniversity campuses across Queensland will source 50% of their energy from renewable solar under a deal signed by the university with Columboola Solar Farm which is being built between the towns of Chinchilla and Miles.
Selling the NBN Co to a private entity as a monopoly would be the worst way to ensure that the network is upgraded, a network expert says, adding that if the definition of insanity is to do the same thing repeatedly and expect different results, then privatising NBN Co as a monopoly would definitely qualify.
Business software vendor SAP used its Sapphire Now Converge conference to make multiple announcements aimed at bringing some significant changes to business and industry .
Engineers Australia, the peak body of the engineering profession, will turn its focus to climate at a roundtable in Sydney this week aimed at exploring practical ways in which engineers can accelerate the low carbon transition and reduce the impacts of climate change on communities.
Climate change, noxious weeds and a number of human activities are leading to the extinction of bee species in Fiji, even as Australian researchers are discovering new species, it is claimed.
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