Sustainability Data in Focus

Developments in Data, Research, Trends

New Concepts of the Sustainable Data Center Arise Amid an Evolving Market   
December 10, 2020
Source: Data Center Frontier - Sustainability is now a top-of-mind issue in data center construction and management, as cloud computing and digital transformation fuel the world’s growing thirst for processing power.
Are Boomers bothered about sustainability? Environment & ethics mean more to younger generations, notes survey   
December 09, 2020
Source: Food Ingredients - Generation Z consumers are more concerned about the sustainability credentials of F&B products than Baby Boomers and find vegetarian and vegan products more appealing, new research has revealed.
Sustainable IT and the 2020 office   
December 03, 2020
Source: Open Access Government - 2020 continues to throw up challenges in all directions, highlighting how mankind needs to rapidly progress thinking and actions, certainly around cleaner lives and working conditions. As I’ve said before, working long hours in a...
Five years after the signing of the Paris Agreement, only 21% of states and regions have been consulted on national climate action plans   
December 02, 2020
Source: CDP - New research launched today by international non-profit, the Climate Group, and CDP demonstrates the climate ambition of states and regional governments as the world marks the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement. At the same...
New BankTrack research shows need for banks to move beyond certification requirements to slow finance for deforestation   
December 01, 2020
Source: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre - "Six years of the Soft Commodities Compact failed to slow bank finance for deforestation", 1 Dec 2020
How Saas Startups Are Reshaping Social Equality in Tech   
December 01, 2020
Source: Sustainble Brands - The tech sector can, and should, be the leader at showcasing the advantages of diversity. In many ways, we are all limited by the tools that we use. The cloud is enabling companies to overcome many barriers that were, until...
This is how smart technology is helping to combat overfishing   
December 01, 2020
Source: World Economic Forum - The humble fishing net has had an upgrade – and it’s one that’s playing an important role in fisheries management. At sites around the northeast Atlantic, scientists are working with the fishing industry on trials of light and...
Sustainability: Millenials impact how their wealthy parents invest, study finds   
November 25, 2020
Source: Monaco Tribune - 7 out of 10 wealth creators say that millennials have influenced them to invest more sustainably, suggesting that the younger and more environmentally-conscious generation has successfully got their elders on board with...
Participation in the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Benchmark leaps 22% amid accelerating investor demand for ESG data   
November 24, 2020
Source: GRESB - GRESB, the global environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmark for real assets, has released the results for the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Assessment.
Most Businesses Still Treat Sustainability As Compliance, Not Transformation: Study   
November 23, 2020
Source: Which- 50 - Too many businesses still treat environmental management and intelligence as a tick-box ‘compliance exercise’ (51 per cent) and the ‘cost of doing business’ (43 per cent), rather than a transformational opportunity
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