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Sustainable supply chains
FoodICT

Sustainable supply chains

A transparent journey from crop to cup

The coffee industry’s fragmented nature is a big challenge to sustainability in supply chains. As pressure grows on the industry to incentivise sustainable farming, digital tools help achieve the transparency that is needed to develop a sustainable production process.

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Source: Eco-Business
Climate governance
ClimateICT

Climate governance

Blockchain technology to act against climate crisis

As much as the world faces a climate crisis, it also faces a climate governance crisis. We know what must be done, but we don’t know yet how to get there. New mechanisms are needed. Blockchain is one technology that has the potential to boost global cooperation for climate action.

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Source: The Conversation
Fighting COVID-19
HealthICT

Fighting COVID-19

Artificial Intelligence plays a key role

In the fight against COVID-19, organisations have been quick to apply their Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning know-how. Both technologies are playing a key role in better understanding how COVID-19 spreads and speeding up research and treatment.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Clean energy computing
EnergyICT

Clean energy computing

Google redefines what ‘100% renewable’ means

Google announced the launch of a new technology designed to shift electricity demands of its largest data centres to match clean energy supply. Using renewable forecasting data, non-urgent computing tasks are scheduled for when renewables are plentiful and cheap.

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Source: GreenBiz