Co-authored by Andrew Sage
Environmental sustainability is everybody’s accountability and more and more a high precedence for our clients. Cisco’s personal dedication to environmental sustainability begins on the very high. Our CEO, Chuck Robbins, has pledged 100% product return and bold Internet Zero GHG (greenhouse gases) emissions targets by 2040. Cisco Companions play a essential position in driving sustainable outcomes for our clients, and the planet.
At Associate Summit final November 2021, we introduced the Cisco Associate Digital Sustainability Problem. This Problem rewards Cisco companions world wide who’re creating options utilizing Cisco expertise to assist clients deal with local weather considerations and obtain their very own sustainability targets.
Digital Sustainability Problem Standards
Options submitted by companion groups targeted on three standards
- Present a Measurable Impression. Showcase options that measurably lower greenhouse fuel emissions, reduce waste, and/or cut back power consumption.
- Speed up Innovation. Share distinctive expertise methods and/or allow quicker acceptance round buyer adoption.
- Show Collaboration. Faucet into the ability of collaboration to drive scalable sustainability-focused digital transformation and leverage the collective influence of Cisco along with ourpartners’ distinctive experience and views.
Digital Sustainability Problem Winners
Right this moment we’re thrilled to announce the Cisco 2022 sustainability companion problem winners for Asia Pacific, Japan, China (APJC), Europe, the Center East, Africa (EMEA), Canada and Latin America (AMER Int’l).
To see who received within the contest in the US, try John Moses’ weblog!
Madison Group Enterprise achieved the highest prize in APJC! This flood warning answer supplies a much-needed early alert system of anticipated floods with visualization to foretell flood ranges and supply superior warnings re-routing drivers and saving lives.
Incomes the highest spot at #1 is HCL Applied sciences – Their Internet Zero Clever Operations (NIO) answer,developed by HCL Tech’s devoted IoT enterprise unit, IoT WoRKS™, helps power consumption optimization in an enterprise manufacturing surroundings to assist clients cut back their carbon footprint.
2nd place goes to the Atos NetZero workforce – Their carbon knowledge platform, MyCO2Compass, can measure, handle, and predict real-time the way to cut back constructing energy utilization.
The third place award goes to Staff CAE for WiserWatts – This platform optimizes power consumption by rightsizing energy consumption to precisely what the shopper’s enterprise wants.
And the first place award goes to Lengthy View – This sustainability answer brings collectively DNA Areas’ real-time constructing occupancy knowledge and Wise Constructing Science’s middleware to automate air flow, heating, and cooling to zones the place occupants are positioned.
Within the 2nd place spot is NTT – Their sensible workplace answer makes use of occupancy knowledge to routinely provision obligatory power assets and optimize area utilization to decrease power prices.
In third place is EllisDon – This Centralized Administration Platform unlocks hidden worth within the administration of clever residential buildings, similar to lighting management and power metering, by way of a single level of management.
Congratulations to all of you! Thanks on your modern options, leveraging Cisco expertise and your experience, to advance sustainability and assist our clients obtain their sustainability targets. Working collectively, we will drive appreciable change and influence to embed sustainability options and round financial system rules throughout our companies.
Keep tuned for our 2023 International Associate Sustainability Problem announcement at Associate Summit!
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