The world of business is getting more complex -- and manufacturers’ IT landscapes aren’t helping them cope. Is ERP the answer? Pierfrancesco Manenti talks to Malcolm Wheatley, IT Contributing Editor at The Manufacturer
The cost of energy, and energy efficiency, have both climbed higher and higher up the priority lists of both boardrooms and government.
In parallel, a growing number of conscientious individuals have continued to work quietly in the background, maximising energy efficiency measures to reduce energy consumption, motivated by both the need to reduce CO2 emissions and to make financial savings.
Being green need not lead to increased costs, especially when it comes to reducing an organisation’s carbon footprint, argues Alan Aldridge, Executive Director of the Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA).