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Can bots succeed where humans have failed in sustainability?
Thu 21 Apr 2022
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People want businesses to turn talk into action, and believe technology can help businesses succeed where people have failed.  
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Sydney consulting firm launches new social impact practice
Fri 18 Mar 2022
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HTANALYSTS has launched a consulting practice to deliver capabilities in social impact measurement, govt services, sustainability, aged care and disability.
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Amazon Web Services commits $40 million to help advance health equity
Wed 29 Sep 2021
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cloud
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public cloud
AWS has announced a new global program to enhance health outcomes for underserved or under-represented communities.
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Auth0 launches social impact platform & joins Pledge 1% movement
Tue 6 Oct 2020
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social enterprise
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Auth0 has launched a new social impact platform that aims to provide secure access for nonprofit organisations and social enterprises.
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HCL Technologies celebrates global goodwill champions
Wed 29 Jan 2020
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diversity
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Enterprise tech firm HCL Technologies recently honoured goodwill champions around the world as part of its Wave Maker Awards 2020.
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Dell Technologies' Progress Made Real plan outlines social impact goals
Fri 15 Nov 2019
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“Unlocking the power of data will advance humanity more than any other force over the next decade," says Michael Dell.
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Google report unlocks AI's power for social good
Mon 16 Sep 2019
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ai
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google
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social enterprise
"As more social sector organisations recognise AI’s potential, we all have a role to play in supporting their work for a better world."
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WeRobotics launches global drone data challenge
Tue 25 Jun 2019
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sustainable it
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drones
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competition
The winner will receive $235,000 for using drones and data in unique ways to address local challenges and big topics such as humanitarian aid.
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Interview: GitHub's promise to diversity and social impact
Tue 30 Oct 2018
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app development
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web development
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github
GitHub is primarily a collaborative approach to coding and technical expertise, but dig a little deeper and you find that the company is so much more.
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PCs, AI and... social isolation? Survey hints at next 50 years of tech
Thu 30 Aug 2018
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ai
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5g
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wireless networks
Although only 18% of respondents report a heavy use of tech to manage their homes today, 69% believe they will be heavy tech users in 50 years.
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Why NEXTDC believes corporate social responsibility is vital
Mon 6 Aug 2018
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data centre operators
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business
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nextdc
NEXTDC announced its new corporate social responsibility program, committing to improving local communities.
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Microsoft preparing displaced Aussies for future in tech
Thu 8 Feb 2018
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government
Microsoft has partnered with the government to provide digital skills to workers whose roles were displaced by automotive manufacturing plant closure.
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Community startup and home care platform join forces to care for the elderly
Mon 27 Nov 2017
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Together, WeVisit and Mycare aim to address some of the most essential, personal challenges facing New Zealanders.
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Schools invited to save the environment with digital tech
Thu 8 Jun 2017
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creative technologies
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grants
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canon
"Inspiring Tomorrow aims to recognise the organisations that are making a positive impact in our own backyard and help support [them]."
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Facebook enables organ donor declarations
Tue 26 Jun 2012
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facebook
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social media
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timeline
Facebook users can now use the social network to declare their decision to become an organ donor on their Timeline.
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