The private sector has a key role to play in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, with organisations in the EU and UK agreeing to deliver on ambitious targets to this end. For example, in the EU, almost one-third of the largest companies have pledged to reach net-zero by 2050i, and similar goals exist in the UK. However, their2022 CIO & IT Leadership Survey suggests that too often, ITs involvement with sustainability is limited to moving to cloud or recycling initiatives – and opportunities to use technology to build a sustainable operating model are being missed.
Technology has the potential to facilitate an organisation-wide shift to sustainability only if IT and business sustainability strategies are aligned. New and technology-driven approaches are key to driving advancements towards sustainability goals – and IT leaders at large organisations are at the forefront of this.
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