AWS for Industries

Category: Sustainability

Visit AWS at SEMICON West and DAC, July 12-14 in San Francisco, CA

This year AWS is excited to exhibit at SEMICON West in San Francisco, July 12-14, 2022. Read this blog to learn more about the show, our booth exhibit, speaking sessions, and opportunities to engage with us at both SEMICON West and DAC. One ticket, two conferences! About SEMICON West and DAC SEMICON West 2022 connects […]

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Accelerating Innovation for a Clean Energy Future

Accelerating innovation for a clean energy future: Startups for the AWS Clean Energy Accelerator 2.0 announced

While climate change is the defining issue of our generation, we don’t yet have all of the technological solutions that we need to address this impending crisis. Without a major acceleration in new clean energy technology innovation, net-zero emissions targets are not achievable. The technologies available today support less than 40 percent of the CO2 […]

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Reinventing Energy with the AWS Clean Energy Accelerator 2.0

Amazon’s innovation and resources made available to leading start-ups changing the world. If there had been any doubt in the past, developments over the last couple of years have demonstrated how clean energy has become critical from both a policy and innovation lens. The global climate crisis requires significant innovations in clean energy deployed at […]

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Revitalizing Customer Experience: Transforming the New Era of Hospitality

A highlight of my chosen profession is the opportunity to exchange experiences, perspectives, observations, and ideas with colleagues who are equally as passionate about the restaurant and food service industry. One such recent opportunity saw me join Joe Jensen, Vice President of the Internet of Things (IoT) Group and General Manager of Retail, Banking, Hospitality, […]

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New Climate Next Documentary Episode: Driving Toward Cheaper, Greener Power with Octopus Energy

Fossil fuels have powered transportation and industry since the Industrial Revolution. To combat climate change, the pursuit of cleaner, cheaper, and more sustainable forms of energy has become essential. In episode three of the four-part AWS documentary series Climate Next, the London-based energy tech pioneer Octopus Energy uses smart grid technology to support an all-renewable […]

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How Greenko uses AWS IoT and serverless for wind monitoring

India is going through a revolution in renewable energy (RE). During fiscal years 2016–2020, the Indian RE generation space saw a compound annual growth rate of 17.33 percent. This was fueled by dedicated support from the government in the form of RE-focused policies such as the Green Energy Corridor Project and increased investment in the […]

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Bayer Project Carbonview: Tracing Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) through the agriculture supply chain

Here at AWS we are incorporating sustainability measures in our business to deliver on Amazon’s commitment to building a sustainable business for our customers and the planet. In 2019, Amazon co-founded The Climate Pledge—a commitment to be net zero carbon across our business by 2040, 10 years ahead of the Paris Agreement. Similar to our […]

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Driving Sustainability in Retail through Transparent Measurement

With consumers increasingly making purchases based on the sustainability practices of a brand, retail brands are making public commitments to environmentally-friendly manufacturing and operating practices. Ten years ahead of the Paris Agreement, Amazon co-created the climate pledge in 2019 for organizations looking to be net-zero carbon by 2040, and over 100 enterprises have since signed […]

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Amazon Renewable Energy Manager

How Amazon Achieves Near-Real-Time Renewable Energy Plant Monitoring to Optimize Performance Using AWS

As part of the goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, Amazon is on a path to powering its operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2025—five years ahead of the original target of 2030. In June 2021, Amazon became the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, reaching 65 percent renewable energy across […]

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