Newsletter Signup

Site Search
Sustainability and Green IT Services News

Sustainability and Green IT Services News for Technology Partners: 22 November 2023

November 22, 2023 by Joe Panettieri

Here is today’s sustainability news, research and analysis for technology partners; renewable energy and green IT service providers; management consultants; CIOs; chief sustainability officers (CSOs) and c-suite members.

A. Sustainable Technology, Talent, Partnerships and Green IT Alliances

1. AI and Climate Action: Google and Boston Consulting Group have released a white paper, titled: Accelerating Climate Action with AI. Microsoft issued its own AI and sustainability playbook and white paper in mid-November 2023.

2. IT Decarbonization - Software Tools: The Climatiq Cloud Carbon Insights app has launched in the Cisco Observability Platform exchange. The software "enables users to accurately track and monitor their carbon footprint in real-time across various assets such as CPU, memory, and storage, regardless of the context—whether at the cluster, workload, or host level," Climatiq asserts.

3. HP Renew Services: Keep an eye on HP Renew solutions -- which include carbon neutral computing services, device recovery services, sanitization services, deinstallation services and recycling services.

4. Partnership - Engineering and ESG Software: Engineering services firm Quest Global has partnered with ESG software provider Treeni to advance Quest's commitment to sustainability and ESG, the companies said.

5. Partnership- Logistics and Climate Software: Nippon Express Europe GmbH (NX Europe), a logistics company, is partnering with climate tech startup Cozero to pursue its sustainability goals.

6. Partnership - CPA and ESG Software: Advisory CPA firm Baker Tilly is partnering with Sustain.Life and Sumday to offer emissions-reporting solutions for businesses of all sizes.

7. Data Centers - Hydrogen Power Generators: Hitachi Energy has unveiled HyFlex -- a Hydrogen-powered generator that "provides megawatts of power and heat for hard-to-decarbonize applications such as construction sites, remote venues, data centers, and hospitals." HyFlex is emission-free, producing only AC power, usable heat, and water. Hitachi Energy expects to launch a movable variant for temporary deployment in late 2024 and the permanently deployable variant in 2025. Pricing was not disclosed.

8. Research - Green Data Centers: The Latin America green data center market will reach $1.65 billion by 2028, which represents a 10.79% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2022, according to Arizton.

9. Research - Carbon Management Software Market Growth Forecast: The carbon management software market will reach $5.5 billion by 2032, which represents a 19.7% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2023, ABI Research forecasts. is projected to grow at a CAGR of 19.7%, reaching US$5.5 billion by 2032.

10. Financial Services - Energy Transition Team: Rabobank has hired multiple renewable energy team members to "help fuel the bank's broader growth and sustainability strategy in North America," the company said.

11. Partnership - ESG Analytics: ESG.AI, a Canadian based ESG decision support company, has partnered with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to "deliver a next generation ESG analytics platform," the two organizations said.

12. Origin Materials Layoffs: Origin Materials, a carbon negative materials company, will lay off roughly 30% of its staff...

B. Sustainability M&A, Investments, Funding and Green IT Business Launches

1. Investments - Energy Efficient Shipping Fleets: Emerson, a global automation technology and software company, has invested in Frugal Technologies, a Danish-based company that offers fuel optimization technologies that reduce energy use and emissions in shipping fleets. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.

2. M&A List: Here's our database of all M&A deals involving sustainability, green IT and renewable energy buyers, sellers and investors.

C. Regional and Global Sustainability Policies and News

1. United States - Texas Renewable Energy: America's greenest state is Texas, Business Insider asserts.

2. United Kingdom - Solar Energy Association: Energy and sustainability consultancy Advantage Utilities of London has joined the Solar Energy UK association.

D. Sustainability and Green Technology Conference Calendar

  1. AWS re:Invent 2023 (November 27-December 1, Las Vegas)
  2. Climate Smart Engineering 2023 (November 29-30, Melbourne, Australia)
  3. COP28 (November 30-December 12, UAE)
  4. CSR and Sustainability Summit MOZ (December 6-7, Mozambique)
  5. Sustainable Agriculture Summit 2023 (December 6-7, Charlotte, North Carolina)
  6. Complete Calendar of Sustainability Conferences

E. Previous Updates & Future News

1. Did You Miss Yesterday's Daily Update?: Here is our previous sustainability, green IT and renewable energy news for technology partners.

2. Future Updates: Send us your news tips. Please email me the details.

subscribe to our newsletter


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Latest Updates

  • Most Read

  • Search Our Sustainability Databases

  • Sustainability & Green IT Predictions for 2024

    • Recent Comments
      Most Comments
  • Tab #1
    Tab #2
    Tab Content #1
    Tab Content #2
    linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram