Schneider Electric accelerates fight against climate change at One Planet Summit

Schneider Electric executives collaborate with other sustainability leaders on how to deliver tangible actions on the most pressing global sustainability challenges London, UK – 11th December 2017 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, will join other sustainability leaders to support and accelerate the common fight against climate change at the One Planet Summit. Two years to the day after the adoption of the Paris Agreement, and following COP23, President of France Emmanuel Macron is organising the milestone summit to convene those involved in…

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Italtel deploys green data center for the University of Pisa

New facility supports teaching and research activities and meets strict sustainability criteria Milan, Italy, November 6, 2017 – Italtel – a leading telecommunications company in IT system integration, managed services, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and all-IP solutions – has designed and deployed a new green data center at the University of Pisa, one of Italy’s oldest universities. Working within a Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Imprese (RTI, a temporary group of companies) with West Systems and Webkorner, Italtel built the data center within the Parco Regionale Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccoli. This is…

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Record-breaking ECOC Conference in Gothenburg sees multiple advances in optics and sustainability

2017’s event saw a new world record of 10 Pbit/s for the amount of data transmitted through a single optical fibre, as well as the creation of an “ECOC forest” to offset air-travel to the conference Gothenburg, 28 September 2017. The 43rd European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) proved why it is Europe’s leading conference for the fibre optic industry after a series of world firsts this year, including the new world record for the amount of data transmitted through a single optical fibre. Along with close to 1300 leading…

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Prysmian Group publishes its 2016 Sustainability Report

€1,710 million of economic value generated (+8%) Emissions of ozone-depleting substances decreased by 6% Human Rights Policy and whistleblowing programme launched Strategy redefined according to the UN sustainable development goals Scorecard setting 16 sustainability targets for 2020 prepared Milan, 11 April 2017 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has published its Sustainability Report for 2016. Among the main results achieved, mention should be made of the increase in economic value generated and distributed, which amounted to €1,710 million, up by 8% from €1,580…

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