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AI: A Tool to Drive Industrial Competitiveness

AI: A Tool to Drive Industrial Competitiveness

Although long hailed as a potent technology for transforming industrial processes, as authors of a recent paper note, “AI cannot be rushed.” Significant issues related to AI’s practical use in manufacturing remain, including finding applications that deliver value in a complicated sector, that satisfy the market, and that meet capital demands.

Does an ESG Score Improve a Company’s Financial Performance?

Does an ESG Score Improve a Company’s Financial Performance?

Investors increasingly examine a firm’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) activities to understand how the firm is managed using a broader lens than simply financials alone. ESG activities and issues include those related to climate change, board compensation, workforce, and tax contributions.

Smart Manufacturing Standards: Technologies and Trends

Smart Manufacturing Standards: Technologies and Trends

Smart manufacturing leverages data and technology to adapt to changes in real-time—whether those changes are in customer demand, factory conditions, or the supply network. To achieve these goals, smart manufacturing relies on integrated, collaborative systems that use big data and evolving technologies such as cloud computing, AI, and Internet of Things (IoT).

A Fundamentals-Based Approach to IT Sustainability

A Fundamentals-Based Approach to IT Sustainability

The article presents fundamental sustainability prin­ciples and tools, and then discusses how the IT sector can apply them in their own operations. It also describes how IT companies can assist other sectors in reducing their own carbon footprints.

Matt Smithson

Vice President, Engineering, Mitsubishi Electric Heating and Air Conditioning

William Sisson

William (Bill) Sisson

Executive Director North America, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Jackie Peer

Jackie Peer

Head of Strategic Business Development, OMICRON electronics