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Who Are the Winners of the Sustainability Impact Awards

Three Italian companies, winners of Schneider Electric’s Sustainability Impact Awards, demonstrate proficiency in digital technologies for growth and ecological transition. Lati, a leader in plastics, reduced emissions through digitalization with Schneider Electric’s platform. Winners will compete globally, showcasing tangible results of their green initiatives.



Sustainability Impact Awards

Three very different companies, but “close” in their ability to implement the digital technologies necessary to combine growth and ecological transition: they are the Italian winners of Schneider Electric’s Sustainability Impact Awards.

In the “Sustainability Impact for My Company” category, the second edition of the award goes to the plastics sector company Lati and the Italian Chambers of Commerce company for digital innovation InfoCamere. Tecno Service , however, stands out in the “Sustainability Impact for My Customer” category. At the center of the selection, also for this second edition of the Sustainability Impact Awards, are aspects such as sustainability strategy, level of digitalisation and the level of decarbonisation in activities.

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“We have chosen to reward companies that demonstrate how, with the technologies available today, a significant impact can be achieved. They are “Impact Maker” companies and partners , as they have transformed their green ambitions into concrete results. We congratulate them and are very proud to have been able to accompany them through our skills and our platforms”, comments Aldo Colombi , president and CEO of Schneider Electric Italia.

The winners for Italy will also participate in the global competition, the results of which will be announced on April 3 at Schneider Electric’s global Paris Innovation Summit event. Let’s see below the details of the awarded paths and the motivations linked to the Sustainability Impact Awards.

Lati, one of the winners of the Sustainability Impact Awards, hasthe objective to reduce emissions in production

The company is among the European references in the production of thermoplastic compounds for injection molding. The flagship products are self-extinguishing materials, mainly intended for the electrical and electrotechnical market.

The project that won the Sustainability Impact Awards, in particular, allowed Lati to reduce operational emissions from industrial production . With the use of Schneider Electric’s Power Monitoring Expert platform , to digitize production phases and processes, the company was able to analyze energy waste and act accordingly.

In 2022, it managed to reduce its Scope 1 emissions by 19% and Scope 2 by 23% compared to the previous year. Lati therefore received the award for its constant focus on sustainability in its development strategies. Embracing digital integration to minimize energy consumption and optimize processes.

InfoCamere, the second winner of the Sustainability Impact Awards, has the objective of making a data center more efficient

InfoCamere offers its members digital services such as managing the Business Register and the national economic register. Furthermore, it develops solutions to simplify the relationship between businesses and Public Administration. As well as to support the evolution of entrepreneurial activities with a view to technology and competitiveness.

The nerve center of its activity is the data center at the Padua headquarters which serves the entire national territory. Here, InfoCamere began an important path of sustainable innovation in 2015 to increase the processing power and resilience of the infrastructure. And drastically reduce energy consumption.

Supported by the EcoStruxure Data Center Expert and Data Center Operation DCIM (Data Center Infrastructure Management) monitoring and management platforms , the company reduced consumption by more than 1 million kWh/year. A figure equal to over 15% of total consumption.

Tecno Service: objective to decarbonise healthcare buildings

Tecno Service deals with the design, installation, management and maintenance of systems and buildings, also operating as an ESCo. With particular attention to “sensitive” structures such as hospitals, airports, healthcare homes (RSAs) and large-scale retail outlets. The company is also a partner of Schneider Electric’s EcoXpert network , which brings together companies specializing in efficient and sustainable solutions. In particular, he won the “Sustainability Impact for My Customer” award thanks to the project created for the health company USL Toscana Ovest.

Through the digitalization of mechanical and electrical systems, integrating all sites within the EcoStruxure Building Operations management platform , Tecno Service has improved energy and operational efficiency in 13 hospitals. Reducing the related CO2 emissions by 41% overall.


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