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Video Conferencing Helping to Green Manufacturing

- July 27, 2009 - 2 Comments

A survey of 392 CEOs from the Australian manufacturing, services and construction sectors by KPMG and the Australian Industry Group, revealed manufacturers are doing more to reduce their carbon emissions than their counterparts in services or construction. Of manufacturers reducing carbon emissions, 22% are making use of improved IT such as video conferencing.

According to KPMG, a low-carbon economy is no longer an ‘if’ but a ‘when’ and businesses needed to start taking account of their emissions levels. “It’s essential for business to move beyond a simple compliance focus to a comprehensive business strategy that creates value and competitive advantage.”

Video conferencing is the perfect solution with its measurable ROI and carbon offsets. Volkswagen knows this first hand. They cut vehicle repair time by over 50% and reduced costs by 30% by deploying experts via video who didn’t have to travel as much to supervise repairs.

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