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Railway Sustainable Futures

Polish energy supplier dashes toward a green future with Microsoft Azure

On track to making emission-free railways in Poland, PKP Energetyka blends the analytical capabilities of Power BI with Azure Machine Learning’s predictive forecasting models. A solution developed in tandem with Microsoft partner Elitmind enabled real-time management of renewable sources to secure appropriate energy levels for powering rails. With this new system, the company stays on […]

Semina Vagiakou

Semina Vagiakou

Integrated Marketing Manager | Microsoft Western Europe

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Sustainable futures: Inspiring stories of transformation across industries

Over the past decade, the sustainability agenda has become an imperative. With the EU and national governments requiring ever more stringent reporting against key sustainability measurables, every organization in Europe now has a clear mandate to address. The bad news? Most organizations are still using outdated technology to measure their progress. This makes it increasingly […]

Semina Vagiakou

Semina Vagiakou

Integrated Marketing Manager | Microsoft Western Europe

Forest Sustainability

How Microsoft is helping to grow a startup planting forests

The idea took root in Spain, in the dusty foothills of the Cantabrian Mountains. Where once there had been just fields and scrub, foresters were now hard at work planting thousands of seedlings, among them oak, walnut, cherry and birch. They named the forest Génesis.   It had all been paid for by startup Reforestum […]

Semina Vagiakou

Semina Vagiakou

Integrated Marketing Manager | Microsoft Western Europe

Ponsse: Turning a forest-machine manufacturer into a data-driven business

Ponsse: Turning a forest-machine manufacturer into a data-driven business

“When our customers use our machines, they want to have real-time information on how those machines are functioning, how efficient they are. But they don’t want to be overwhelmed with raw data – they just want the intelligence, to know the best way to run their operations.”  Miika Soininen, is Director of Digital Services and IT at Ponsse, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of forestry machines. He’s talking about how his company is innovating with data to optimize its operations and offer transformative new services to their global […]

Kathrine Norrelund

Kathrine Norrelund

Microsoft, Sustainable Transformation

Sustainable Transformation in FSI: now, next and beyond

Sustainable Transformation in FSI: now, next and beyond

The connection between sustainability and finance is not new, but it’s one that is gathering pace. Capital allocation is increasingly directed towards sustainable investment projects in financial services, with Bloomberg reporting [1] that global socially responsible investments totalled over $30 trillion in 2019. Today’s customers also expect that companies they use not only act responsibly, but proactively pursue financial activities that make a positive […]

Albert  Welgraven

Albert Welgraven

Financial Services Industry Director Western Europe at Microsoft

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How the public sector can define the sustainability agenda for everyone

Digital technology is everywhere, and it is changing the way citizens behave. From working patterns to the day-to-day services we use and the places we live, there is no aspect of modern life that remains untouched by digital tools and solutions. This represents both the biggest challenge and opportunity for public sector organizations as they […]

Elena Casas

Elena Casas

Digital Transformation Lead, Public Sector, Western Europe

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Sustainable transformation in manufacturing: now, next and beyond

Over the course of the past decade, the transformation of manufacturing has generated huge excitement. The new dawn heralded by Industry 4.0 has brought technology to the fore, promising a future of unparalleled efficiency and unprecedented innovation. But another shift has taken place alongside: a growing awareness of the impact that manufacturing is having on […]

Christoph  Pawlowski

Christoph Pawlowski

Sr. Industry Executive, Manufacturing

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Sustainable transformation in the retail and CPG sector: now, next and beyond

Technology is disrupting every industry, but perhaps none so fundamentally as retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG). The unstoppable rise of online shopping over the past two decades has totally transformed the retail landscape. Some retailers have emerged, others disappeared, while others still have adapted to remould themselves in an exceptionally competitive landscape. The key […]

Michele  Camuri

Michele Camuri

Industry Lead, Retail & CPG, Microsoft Western Europe

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IT purchasing can help your company meet both sustainability and profitability goals

Sustainability is no longer a competitive differentiator — it’s a “business necessity,” according to Forrester [1]. Social, environmental, regulatory, and even customer requirements have made this a permanent state of global industry. For procurement leaders, that means achieving sufficient sustainability through sourcing while maintaining your company’s profitability. As you look to achieve your sustainability targets, […]

Lígia Mendonça

Lígia Mendonça

Microsoft Surface Product Marketing Manager — WE HQ

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Sustainable transformation in the energy sector: now, next and beyond

Sustainability is one of the most urgent challenges facing the modern world. It is everyone’s responsibility, and the future success of ours and other species depends on the way that we rise – collectively and as individuals – to meet that challenge. Every industry is adapting in its own way to changes in the expectations […]

Luis  Morencos

Luis Morencos

Energy Industry Executive, Microsoft, Western Europe

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Lucas Joppa: A journey to sustainable transformation

Business leaders all over the world are turning their attention towards reducing their environmental impact, and creating a more prosperous tomorrow. But, the journey to a sustainable future is one we all must make collectively. A global shift towards sustainable business transformation is no easy feat, but when we bring people and innovative technology together, […]

Kathrine Norrelund

Kathrine Norrelund

Microsoft, Sustainable Transformation

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