Sustainability

The massive disruption to markets and to the economy ushered in by COVID-19 has created a real-time, real-life stress test for business. Organisations that invested in the organisational and infrastructure assets of business sustainability are now reaping the benefits, while management consultants like McKinsey and Co. stress the importance of

IAG has invested in rural technology start-up Digital Agriculture Services (DAS), to help its customers better understand and manage their farm property risk by using new data and location insights from satellite imagery. Established in 2017, DAS focuses on deep digital, domain knowledge, business and delivery expertise to offer greater access

Amazon today announced it will expand its renewable energy push with five new projects in China, the US and Australia to power its infrastructure. The global tech giant will develop a new 105 MW solar project in New South Wales, following a successful investment in a Gunnedah solar farm earlier

Consumer demand for more transparency in the products and services they buy is forcing organisations to get serious about their corporate social responsibility (CSR) and move beyond window dressing and lip service, according to a senior executive from Schneider Electric. Natalya Makarochkina, Senior VP, International, Secure Power at Schneider Electric

While many people think sustainability is about green policies, that is only part of the story, says VMware Vice President, Sustainability Strategy Nicola Acutt.  “Our view is holistic and inclusive of sustainability for people and the planet.” Indeed, Acutt says VMware frames its definition of sustainability around three ideas: people,

Google this week revealed a “carbon-intelligent computing platform” which optimises compute tasks in its data centres for times when renewable energy is more plentiful. The tech giant says the new software will help it achieve its goal of ‘24×7 carbon free energy’. Ana Radovanovic, Google’s technical lead for carbon-intelligent computing,

The University of Sydney Business School’s Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) in partnership with the Business Council of Sustainable Development Australia (BCSD Australia) has launched a Mobility Pulse Survey to gather data on how prepared business is for mobility shocks and how it will pivot once the community

The 2020 coronavirus pandemic could be a dress rehearsal for dealing with climate, informing how governments and companies calculate risks and respond to future threats. That’s a key takeaway from a new article from McKinsey and Co titled, Addressing climate change in a post-pandemic world, which highlights the similarities between

Australian organisations are waking up to the value of taking a holistic approach to their resources and waste. A more sustainable approach to business looms as another disruptor and is driving conversations across c-suites and boards. In this week’s Which-50 Minicast, Athina Mallis, Which-50 journalist and editor of the Digital

At a time of huge disruption, how can businesses ensure they continue on the most sustainable footing? Which-50 interviewed Salesforce ANZ CEO Pip Marlow who said the bushfire crisis and coronavirus pandemic have forced deeper consideration of sustainability measures.  “Sustainability has never been a more important lens for viewing how