Carbon Credits stories
Xero & Sumday partnership empowers global carbon accounting
Xero teams up with Sumday to enable accountants to manage carbon accounting for their clients, advancing the journey towards net-zero emissions for small businesses worldwide.
iDenfy & CO2IN partner to boost carbon credit transactions security
Lithuanian RegTech firm, iDenfy, teams up with Czech fintech, CO2IN, to bolster the verification process, making carbon credit transactions safer and directly aiding the fight against climate change.
Mashreq & Fils pair up for corporate carbon offsetting service
Mashreq and UAE fintech, Fils, collaborate to launch a blockchain-based, carbon offsetting service to counter 'greenwashing'.
Acer reveals Aspire Vero 16 and Aspire Go laptops, prioritising carbon neutrality
Acer seeks carbon neutrality with its Aspire Vero 16 AI PC featuring Intel Core Ultra 7 and Aspire Go 14 laptops, utilising post-consumer recycled materials and aiming to reduce emissions throughout their lifecycles.
RSM Australia reveals optimistic outlook for agtech sector growth
RSM Australia study reveals a bolstering confidence in growth prospects for the country's agtech sector despite challenges.
New fintech platform Fils brings sustainability to payment companies
New fintech platform Fils, developed by Nameer Khan, equips payment firms with tools to integrate ESG values in operations.
Sensand receives large funding to drive smart farming
Carbon disruptor, Sensand, will help power a breakthrough in smart farming with a $6 million funding injection from Robert Costa.
URECA appoints Tom Carr as Chief Financial Officer
URECA names Tom Carr as CFO, reinforcing commitment to democratize access to carbon credits and accelerate sustainability initiatives.
Prospa accelerates its environmental action plan with Trace
Prospa partners with Sydney-based climate tech startup Trace to measure, reduce and offset its carbon emissions as part of its journey to Net Zero emissions.
Microsoft report finds 74% increase in password attacks
Microsoft has published its Digital Defense Report 2022, sharing insights on how the digital threat landscape is evolving and how to mitigate these issues.
Microsoft announces ESG innovation with Microsoft Cloud
Microsoft introduces Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability to help organizations accelerate sustainability progress and reduce their environmental footprint.
Salesforce launches the first carbon credit marketplace
Salesforce has introduced the Net Zero Marketplace to make carbon credit purchases simple and transparent, aiming to scale the climate-positive impact.
CarbonCrop launches native regeneration scheme, backed by AI
Granted exclusively for native forest, Native CCUs are the first voluntary carbon credits of their kind available in New Zealand.
Konftel secures climate-neutral certification for third year
Konftel has strengthened its climate-neutral ethos after securing official certification for the third year in a row.
Blockchain company DigitalX appoints new CEO after extensive search process
Experienced finance exec, Lisa Wade, appointed as CEO of DigitalX, the world's first publicly listed Bitcoin company.
Salesforce announces its operations are powered entirely by renewable energy
The company also announced it has expanded its net zero approach to its entire value chain — focusing on six sustainability priorities.
Four NZ projects named as finalist in IDC's Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards
NZ Innovations Shine in Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards.
Blockworks Hackfest celebrates 2018 winners
Blockchain goes beyond cryptocurrency trading in New Zealand's Blockworks Hackfest, with 13 innovative ideas showcased.
London data centre one of UK’s first to switch to 100% green energy
Netwise Hosting is leading the charge after making the switch to true 100 percent renewable energy at its fast-filling London Central data.
Electric cars and clean energy, the big steps we need to take to reach a carbon-free NZ
Productivity Commission's report urges a transformative leap towards electric cars and clean energy for New Zealand's zero-carbon goal.
MRP rejects carbon farmer's carbon unit top-up claim, court hears
MightyRiverPower has claimed in the High Court it shouldn't have to pay for carbon units issued for years prior to the start of its contract with N.
CORRECT: Carbon farmer sues MRP over $34.7 million in ETS credits row
New Zealand Carbon Farming, the country's largest supplier of post-1989 bulk carbon credits, is suing Mighty River Power for $34.
Going green Sustainable business is good business
What would you say if it was proved that green technology could cut your energy costs by 20% or more?.
Government agencies in New Zealand are taking steps to manage e-waste and promote green IT practices. The Ministry for the Environment is the primary administrator of the Waste Minimisation Act 2008, which encourages the reduction of waste and the environmental harm caused by waste, including e-waste. The ministry provides guidelines for businesses on safe disposal of ICT equipment and plans to publish a comprehensive guidance document on good practice re-use and recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment later this year. The government also recognises voluntary and mandatory Product Stewardship Schemes for e-waste. The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) promotes energy efficiency and renewable energy, including the purchase of Energy Star-qualified office and IT products. The Energy Star programme encourages businesses to choose energy-efficient products to save money and reduce their impact on the environment.