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Duke Energy and AWS are innovating for a smarter, cleaner energy future

Image courtesy of Duke Energy Duke Energy is collaborating with AWS to develop industry-leading smart grid solutions that will benefit its customers and help advance its clean energy transition. The energy landscape is rapidly changing. Individuals and businesses alike are embracing renewable energy and adopting electric vehicles (EVs). Couple these trends with a rise in […]

Sustainability Reporting Considerations for the Semiconductor Industry

Introduction The Semiconductor Industry is working to establish Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) standards with the help of science-based targets. According to the Science Based Targets (SBT) Initiative (SBTi), “SBTs provide a clearly defined pathway for companies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, helping prevent the worst impacts of climate change and future-proof business […]

See how Amazon.com is using AWS to drive innovation at massive scale

Amazon.com is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. It’s also a hub for innovation across industries. Its continuous pipeline of launches and greenfield projects create breakthrough products, services, and practices that redefine industry standards. Customer reviews, 1-Click buying, personalized recommendations, Amazon […]

How retail and CPG companies drive sustainability strategy with technology – Part 2

Sustainability is no longer a side project for the C-suite and boardroom agenda—its importance is growing. One indication of this trend comes from the fact that 92% of the S&P 500 companies published a sustainability report in 2020, up a staggering amount compared to the 20% reported in 2011. To that end, companies are depending […]

How retail and CPG companies drive sustainability strategy with technology – Part 1

Retailers and CPG brands are feeling the pressure from regulatory bodies and consumers alike for more sustainable practices. A survey found that 47% of US Gen Z consumers stopped purchasing their favorite brand after discovering it was not eco-friendly. Over a third of Forbes 2000 companies across retail, manufacturing, as well as food, beverage, and […]

Data architectures to track Scope 3 emissions for retailers

Introduction Sustainability is a topic of increasing interest and concern after the recent publication from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). On April 4, 2022, the IPCC published the third part (WG III) of the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), entitled Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change. This report explains that current plans to […]

Thinking outside the box: Gousto finds a recipe for protecting the planet and slashing carbon emissions

Sustainability is gaining importance worldwide, and more and more food and beverage industry leaders are incorporating planet- and climate-friendly initiatives into their long-term strategy. According to this 2022 Market Research.com report, enterprises large and small are seeking to reduce their environmental impact in four key ways: through sourcing and packaging choices, by producing more plant-forward […]

Industry Innovators 2022: How Britvic is reinventing sustainable hydration with Beyond the Bottle

Hydration is paramount to our health, but sustainable hydration is paramount to our environment. The EPA estimates over 69% of plastic container and packaging waste in the United States is landfilled, leaving the recycling rate of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) soft drink and water bottles staggeringly low. To combat this environmental challenge, many beverage businesses are […]

Britvic enables secure, touchless drink dispense using AWS IoT and serverless technologies

Achieving tasty, healthy, and sustainable hydration can’t be done without a technical overhaul—especially when solving the touchless challenge. Britvic, a UK-based soft drinks company, is the largest supplier of branded still soft drinks and the second largest supplier of branded carbonated soft drinks in the UK, as well as an industry leader in Brazil, Ireland, […]

Tracking the latest trends in air travel: Notes from this year’s FTE EMEA event

What does the future of air travel look like? We enjoyed a closeup view of what’s in store at the Future Travel Experience EMEA, a gathering of air transport’s digital and innovation leaders held this year in Dublin from June 7–9. A gold sponsor of the event, Amazon Web Services (AWS) was there in force, […]