Special Report: Sustainability

August 2017

Business leaders know that environmental sustainability benefits the planet and also delivers value in terms of risk management, cost avoidance, revenue growth, and brand equity.


At Oracle OpenWorld 2017, you can meet the winners of the Oracle Sustainability awards, and learn about customers and their partners that rely on Oracle products to support their sustainable business practices to reduce environmental impact while improving business efficiencies and reducing costs. Plus, attend a session to learn about best practices and watch product demonstrations to learn how to embed sustainability using Oracle Cloud.

Here, learn more about customers who are using Oracle Cloud technology to save money and precious resources.

UAE to Save Water by the Millions of Gallons
Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) is working to increase the UAE's supply of fresh groundwater by using smart water-storage tanks and utility tracking software.

Gaps in the Electric Grid Aside, African Economies Are on the Rise
Access Power lives up to its name by using cloud computing to help bring electricity to remote areas in Africa and Asia.

Water, Everywhere
A new device developed by scientists could solve the world’s water scarcity problem by “harvesting” water from the surrounding air.

I, Robot Farmer
Meet Techno Farm, the world’s first large-scale plant factory, where robots perform 50 percent of the labor—from raising seedlings to cultivation.

Video: Oracle Cloud and Other Sustainability Solutions
Oracle Chief Sustainability Officer Jon Chorley discusses how Oracle Cloud and other solutions help customers with their sustainability initiatives.

How One Digital HR System Gave Energy Company ENGIE a Vehicle for Change
Oracle HCM Cloud allows energy company ENGIE to digitize activities that were often recorded on spreadsheets, such as goal setting, performance assessment, and compensation campaigns.

Utilities Regulators See Value in the Cloud and Cloud Technology Investments as Critical to Utilities’ Success
Oracle Utilities study highlights US regulators’ support and strategies for cloud technology use by utilities.

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