North named finalist in the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2023
North has been named a finalist in the Sustainability category at the prestigious AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards, recognising our commitment to leveraging digital technology for environmental sustainability.
The nomination recognises the Smart Waste Management solution delivered by North for the City of Edinburgh Council as part of their Smart City Operations Centre, which is transforming and enhancing city management and the citizen experience by utilising data captured through a range of emerging technologies to drive transformational and environmental change.
Driven by CGI’s industry-leading Smart City Platform, North was selected by IT and business consulting firm, CGI to provide 11,000 Smart Waste sensors throughout the city and to provide connectivity for the smart waste management solution through IoT Scotland, the UK’s most advanced Internet of Things (IoT) network. The 11,000 sensors will capture intelligent data, enabling the Council to monitor waste levels, optimise collection routes, and reduce unnecessary emissions from waste collection vehicles. Contributing to the City of Edinburgh Council’s goal of achieving Net Zero by 2030 and creating a cleaner and greener city, and vision to become one of the world’s leading Smart Cities.
Created in 2011, the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards celebrate organisations and individuals who use digital technology to improve the lives of others and make the world a better place.
North is committed to reducing our environmental impact and delivering positive and meaningful change and to using digital technology to drive environmental sustainability and improve the health of communities, creating a better world for all.
The winners will be revealed on Thursday 22nd June in London and online. Register to attend here