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How the tech industry can play its part in reducing carbon emissions Corporate social responsibility is now a business imperative and should be leading the business agenda. Technology companies need to demonstrate that they are taking sustainability and a reduction of their impact on the environment seriously. It’s a huge subject and more and more we are seeing customers demanding to know what we are doing. By Scott Dodds, CEO, Ultima Business Solutions

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Sustainability as a primary driver of innovation Innovation can and must play a critical role in helping to simplify the problems and break the trade-offs between economics and sustainability. By Ved Sen, Business Innovation at Tata Consultancy Services

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Ring the changes with circular IT procurement It is fair to say that sustainability and environmental responsibility is higher on the agenda for many businesses now than it has been over previous years. Not only is legislation slowly pushing businesses in this direction but the media spotlight, its increased importance to staff, as well as the high priority placed by consumers, means that many businesses are making improvements to their environmental footprint. By Mark Sutherland, director of e-commerce at Stone Group

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Why businesses cannot COP-out of responsibility for sustainability action By Michiel Verhoeven, MD SAP UKI

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Why digital transformation and green initiatives go hand-in-hand By David Mills, CEO Ricoh Europe

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Sustainability IT and Circular IT in the light of COP26 By Betsy Dellinger, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Park Place Technologies

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How to be a sustainable CIO Sustainability is a topic that’s everywhere: quite literally, as Google Trends suggests we’ve never been so fascinated by the topic. Kids at school learn about it, global leaders gather to make plans in the last-chance saloon of COP26 and, increasingly, corporate leaders are challenged by their boards and watchdogs to show their bona fides. But sustainability needs to be a high-level agenda item for CIOs too. By Andrew Brinded, Senior Vice President & Worldwide Sales Chief Operating Officer, Nutanix

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Recycle, Reduce and Reinvent: reworking the tech sustainability agenda. By Alex Louth, Managing Director at Logicalis UK&I

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Prioritising sustainability for business resilience and staff retention By Bob Bailkoski, CEO, Logicalis Group

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Reaching climate change goals “as-a-Service” By Sue Preston, Vice President and General Manager, HPE Pointnext and HPE GreenLake

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Many industries may be ignoring upto 70% of their carbon emission through not having the correct IT systems. Millions of tonnes of carbon emissions are accounted for through lack of IT systems. By Alex Trenbath, Director, Envirovue.

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Establishing a sustainable digital enterprise By Charles Cao, Head of Operations and Strategy at Conga

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Four ways to collectively take action for a sustainable future  By Matthew Houlihan, Senior Director, Government and Corporate Affairs, Cisco

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Why sustainable cyber security should be high on every company’s agenda By Martin Riley, Director of Managed Security Services at Bridewell Consulting

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Videos

Neil Cornish, Ecosystem Development Manager at Tech Data UK, discusses the collaboration between the UK Fashion & Textile Association, IBM, the Future Fashion Factory and Tech Data UK, to develop a new technology platform designed to help drive both sustainability and profitability within the fashion supply chain.
Ragnar Agnell, Partner at Centigo and Sanjiv Sachdev, Director, Strategic Business Value Consulting at Serviceware, discuss how – through the right technology – CTOs and CIOs can lead the charge against climate change in their companies whilst also balancing the urgent need to optimise business costs amid a turbulent financial climate.
Mike McAdam, Data Centre Director EMEA, and Simon Prichard, Product Strategy Manager, both at Mitsubishi Electric Europe, explain how real-time data visualisation and smart insights can help to optimise data centre power and cooling infrastructure, before discussing the wider sustainability challenges and opportunities facing the industry into the future. They also share the company’s plans to leverage its critical infrastructure expertise to expand its presence within the data centre sector.
Conference Chair Ian Luckett outlines the content of the second virtual SDC Channel Summit event, taking place 10-11 May. A mixture of keynote presentations, roundtables and panel discussions promise to produce plenty of valuable insights for Channel companies dealing with the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation.

News

Five9, Inc., a leading provider of the intelligent cloud contact centre, has announced the general availability of two data centres located in Frankfurt and Amsterdam.
New 5G-connected microbrewery utilizes Nokia’s 5G backhaul connectivity, Nokia Digital Automation Cloud solution, and digital twin technology to optimize the brewing process.
Infoblox unveils a global report examining the state of security concerns, costs, and remedies.
At the Innovative Data Infrastructure (IDI) Forum 2022, Huawei introduced its carrier target storage architecture to enable carriers upgrade data infrastructure and develop new business streams.