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Honeywell targets building owners with new sustainability offering

Honeywell today launched Carbon & Energy Management, a software offering that enables building owners who have “voluntarily pledged to meet sustainability targets,” to track and optimize energy performance against carbon reduction goals. “The buildings industry has long worked to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon impact, but it is imperative to make meaningful change in

Leading the charge for improved electric vehicle infrastructure in rural Ontario

In the move to Net Zero, that critical state where greenhouse gases going into the atmosphere are balanced by their removal from the atmosphere, capping global average temperature increase, switching to electric vehicles (EVs) is considered key. Yet there’s one big issue: there aren’t enough charging stations to keep those vehicles moving, especially in rural […]

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Canadian CEOs rank sustainability and cyber risk as greatest challenges in 2022: IBM report

Canadian results from the IBM Institute for Business Value’s global CEO study for 2022, Own Your Impact: Practical Pathways to Transformational Sustainability, released Thursday at the company’s Think Toronto event, highlighted the fact that key focus areas for businesses have shifted over the last twelve months. More than half (56 per cent) of Canadian chief […]

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Canada needs to develop digital policy to reach net zero, report finds

A new report has found that digital policies are being overlooked by Canada as the country continues on its path towards net zero The report, by independent connectivity consultants FarrPoint, examined the digital policies that G7 economies have or are planning to introduce as they work towards becoming net zero by the year 2050. Digital policy is viewed […]

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Over half of Canadian companies see digital twins as drivers of their sustainability agenda, report says

A study conducted by Capgemini Research Institute revealed that Canadian companies see digital twins as drivers of their sustainability agenda. A digital twin is a virtual replica of a physical system that can model, simulate, monitor, analyze, and constantly optimize the physical world. For example, in retail, digital twins may be useful in the supply chain […]

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SAP highlights four focus areas at Sapphire conference

Enterprise application software giant SAP chose four areas to focus on during its hybrid Sapphire customer and partner conference this week: supply chain, sustainability, business process transformation, and accelerating innovation. Chief executive officer and member of the executive board of SAP SE Christian Klein noted that the company turns 50 this year, and said that […]

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Tech Shuk highlights climate change innovators

Five hundred people attending Tech Shuk in Montreal may very well have been first to publicly see the next big innovation that could change the planet for the better. A brainchild of the Jewish National Fund (JNF), the annual event is a live “Dragons’ Den”-style competition, with start-ups pitching their products to a panel of […]

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Earth Day Special Coffee Briefing April 26, 2022 – Telus launches Buy One, Plant One campaign; Intel commits to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions; and more

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Canadian government invests in woman-led, sustainable AI company in Toronto

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) today  announced an investment of over C$5.7 million in Canvass Analytics Inc. (Canvass AI)  a woman-led artificial intelligence (AI) company whose mission is to make AI easy-to-use so that the industrial sector can accelerate its transformation into a profitable and environmentally sustainable industry. Established in […]

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Canadian companies embrace the Sustainable IT Pledge

On this Earth Day, there’s a group of new signatories to the Sustainable IT Pledge, a commitment by Canadian organizations to cut emissions from their IT operations. Launched in August 2021, the Sustainable IT Pledge was created by the CIO Strategy Council, a non-profit organization that brings together Canada’s most forward-thinking chief information officers and […]

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Coffee Briefing April 12, 2022 – Telus and The Alex launch mobile care clinic in Calgary; Kaseya to acquire Datto; Brampton to get 80 new EV chargers this year; Intuit enhances QuickBooks Online; and more

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Coffee Briefing Feb. 15, 2022 – DMZ & Desjardins launch platform to help Canadian entrepreneurs; Telus to deliver smart city solutions; and more

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CES 2022: HP updates its prettiest business laptop

HP revamped its Elite Dragonfly enterprise laptop at CES 2022, refreshing its looks and performance for the upcoming new year. The 13.5-inch HP Elite Dragonfly G3 is sleeker than most blocky, industrial business laptops. Built with a magnesium-aluminum shell, it weighs just under one kilogram (2.2 lbs), making it one of the lightest and most […]

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Canada invests $3.2 million into silicon photonics company

The government of Canada dropped a CA$3.2 million investment into Montreal-based One Silicon Chip Photonics (OSCP), a developer of optical and navigation sensors for autonomous vehicles, on Nov. 30. OSCP will use the investment to develop lighter, lower-cost inertial navigation sensors for future autonomous vehicles and drones. The new sensors will offer higher precision in […]

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Canada’s first Automobility Hub launches in Windsor-Essex

Today, Invest WindsorEssex (IWE), the lead economic development organization for the Windsor-Essex region, announced the launch of Canada’s first Automobility Hub, a public-private partnership that aims to promote automotive innovation and collaboration.  The hub, which is based at St. Clair College, Windsor Campus, consists of the new Windsor, Ontario-based mobility solutions provider Automobility Enterprises (AE) […]

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University of Toronto Trash Team tracking pathways of plastic trash with satellite technology

The University of Toronto Trash Team is using satellite technology to understand the movement of plastic trash in the Toronto Harbour. Phase one of the project closes at the end of August and its goal is to understand how Toronto can solve its plastic pollution problems by finding out more about local waste sources. Earlier […]

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