Information Technology and Communications

XL Catlin insurer recognise value of standards when underwriting cyber risk

XL Catlin insurer recognise value of standards when underwriting cyber risk

When underwriting cyber risk, standards like the UK Government backed scheme Cyber Essentials Plus (Cyber Essentials with verification of cyber security by an assured Certification Body) and NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology, part of the US Department of Commerce) can be effective risk controls. Cyber Essentials Plus is a good place to start for SME’s and NIST is especially relevant when […]


IBM uses ISO 14001 to save 6.7% of global energy use

IBM uses ISO 14001 to save 6.7% of global energy use

With nearly 380 000 employees and serving clients in more than 175 countries, IBM is the world’s largest technology services company. IBM has a global EMS, which is underpinned by ISO 14001. The company believes that this standard has enabled sustained performance and achievements including: Energy and climate:Between 1990 and 2014, IBM’s conservation efforts avoided 6.8 million […]


IBM plant cuts energy consumption by 9.2% and saves CAD$550,000 per year

IBM plant cuts energy consumption by 9.2% and saves CAD$550,000 per year

The Bromont plant, located 80 kilometres east of Montréal, is IBM’s largest semiconductor assembly and testing facility and its only manufacturing plant in Canada. By adopting accredited certification to ISO 50001, IBM Bromont achieved 9.2% energy conservation and saved CAD $550,000 in 2013. The plant averaged an annual reduction in total energy use of more […]


German ICT company achieves 14% cost savings and 19% increase in sales

German ICT company achieves 14% cost savings and 19% increase in sales

Nanotron Technologies, a German information and communications technology company, achieved 14 % cost savings and 19 % increase in sales revenue by using standards, equivalent to almost 33 % of overall annual sales revenue. Further details is available on the ISO website.  


Telecoms company improves energy performance by 21% with ISO 50001

Telecoms company improves energy performance by 21% with ISO 50001

TIM is the largest communications company in Italy and accounts for about 1% of the whole national energy consumption. Following its decision to gain accredited certification to ISO 50001, it has improved its energy performance by 21% in 12 months, leading to savings of US$961,126. The payback period for the adoption of ISO 50001 is therefore […]


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