Tag: ESG

3 sustainability reporting challenges, and how ESG guidelines can help 

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Reporting on sustainability efforts comes with new challenges for organizations today. Recent regulations are requiring businesses to disclose their environmental impact not only for the benefit of investors, but also to pinpoint a real […]

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Why AI and digital twins could be the keys to a sustainable future

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Digital twins aren’t new, but AI is supercharging what they can do. Together, they are transforming how products are designed, manufactured and maintained. The combination of the technologies provides forensic insights into our increasingly […]

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ServiceNow evolves from ITSM, aims to simplify business processes

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. ServiceNow cut its teeth in IT service management (ITSM) and IT operations management (ITOM). The platform helps streamline the process of reporting and resolving IT problems. A significant update to the core platform, called […]

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The promise of sustainable AI may not outweigh the organizational challenges

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. An organizational movement towards mass digitization is underway — and no industry is exempt. The number of connected devices is expected to reach 55.7 billion by 2025, of which 75% will be connected to an […]

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AI Act: What does general purpose AI (GPAI) even mean?

The AI space is laden with acronyms — but arguably, one of the most-discussed right now is GPAI (general purpose AI). As anyone paying attention to the AI landscape is well-aware, this term could eventually define — and regulate — systems in the European Union’s AI Act. But, since it was proposed in an amendment […]

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Sustainability Software Takes the Spotlight

Today’s buzz-phrases for tech proficiency in business are well known. Data drives innovation. AI is the future. The sustainability-related perils facing business are established too. Greenhouse gas emissions must reach net zero within decades. Climate catastrophes are increasing at a staggering rate, and threaten not only social contracts but the bottom line. What isn’t so […]

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Is confidential computing the future of cybersecurity? Edgeless Systems is counting on it

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. With the hardware-based confidential computing technology, computer workloads are shielded from their environments, and data is encrypted even during processing — and all of this can be remotely verified.  Felix Schuster, CEO of emerging […]

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Why the explainable AI market is growing rapidly

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Powered by digital transformation, there seems to be no ceiling to the heights organizations will reach in the next few years. One of the notable technologies helping enterprises scale these new heights is artificial […]

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EU AI Act’s possible open-source regulation sparks Twitter debate

According to Engler, as the European Union continues to debate its development of the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act), one step it has considered would be to regulate open-source general-purpose AI (GPAI). The EU AI Act defines GPAI as “AI systems that have a wide range of possible uses, both intended and unintended by the […]

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What Meta’s GDPR fine can teach CISOs about data protection

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Earlier this week, Meta was fined €405 million ($403 million USD) by the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC), Ireland’s supervisory authority for upholding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), for letting users between 13 […]

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Report: Workplace sustainability is a must-have for 32% of employees

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Almost a third of total employees (32%) surveyed agreed that they would only work for an employer that prioritizes sustainability. Of that total, 42% of millennials, 30% of Gen-X, and 21% of Boomers somewhat […]

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Using graph-powered analytics to keep track of ESG in the real world

Editorial Disclosure: The author of this article has a business relationship with James Phare, CEO and founder of Neural Alpha. What does sustainability actually mean for organizations? Can it be measured, and if yes, how so? Often, these are obvious questions with less-than-obvious answers, even for sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) professionals like […]

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How the metaverse could bring us closer to a sustainable reality

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. The metaverse is primed to transform the way we interact and conduct business, with the potential to impact every facet of the enterprise and the consumer experience. But this will not come without implications […]

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Abacus promises ‘revolutionary’ new healthcare data products for payers

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Abacus Insights recently announced that it is rolling out a suite of products that will “revolutionize” how payers in the healthcare space can leverage healthcare data for faster and better decision-making. The data infrastructure […]

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Sephora fined for violating CCPA — what it means for data protection  

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Few entities strike fear into the hearts of organizations like regulators. Small oversights in data-handling practices, when collecting and processing customer data, can lead to lawsuits and fines that cost millions to address.   Just […]

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Twitter and TikTok’s data privacy controversies show the dangers of third-party apps

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. The month of August was devastating for consumer and enterprise confidence in big tech and social media giants. Researchers discovered that TikTok uses keystroke tracking [subscription required] to track every character a user types in […]

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Businesses must eliminate the unnecessary energy costs of data processing

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Between 70% and 90% of the data organizations collect is considered “dark data” — that is, data that is unquantified and untapped. Dark data isn’t turned into insights and business opportunities, yet it still […]

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How data and automation can help with sustainability

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. The entire world is in the midst of a digital transformation, which has changed daily operations for countless businesses across industries. Technological advancements such as artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are helping company leaders […]

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4 ways to build ESG business value with satellite data 

“ESG-oriented investing has experienced a meteoric rise. Global sustainable investment now tops $30 trillion — up 68% since 2014,” McKinsey & Company predicted in 2019. Businesses are paying more attention to ESG standards as corporate responsibility becomes increasingly important to communities, customers, employees and investors. In 2020, the World Economic Forum published a framework for […]

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Collective Action is Key to a Sustainable Future

While many organizations have already made concrete sustainability commitments, it’s increasingly clear that more needs to be done to expand positive impact and contribute to meaningful change. The events of the past two years have served to emphasize the effect we’re all having on the planet and our responsibility to it, resulting in a growing […]

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What Is Impact Investing?

Many foundations that are established to solve society’s most pernicious problems have investments as their lifeblood. Their assets need to be invested in profitable businesses in order to sustain operations and grow. So, what happens when a foundation’s mission is directly contradicted by its own investments? What if the problems a foundation was created to […]

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What Is Impact Investing?

Many foundations that are established to solve society’s most pernicious problems have investments as their lifeblood. Their assets need to be invested in profitable businesses in order to sustain operations and grow. So, what happens when a foundation’s mission is directly contradicted by its own investments? What if the problems a foundation was created to […]

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