In a groundbreaking move, Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) revealed its “Conscious Technology” vision at a Dubai press conference on December 6, 2023. This forward-thinking approach centers on creating technology with a keen eye on environmental sustainability, providing a glimpse into a future where technology and nature coexist harmoniously.

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Acer’s commitment to climate action is highlighted by its participation in the RE100 initiative, aiming to procure 100% renewable electricity by 2035. Furthermore, the company pledges to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, solidifying its role in global efforts to address climate change. At the heart of Acer’s strategy is a focus on renewable energy sources, with solar and wind power utilization crucial in reaching the 100% renewable electricity goal.

The company’s dedication extends beyond words, with tangible efforts showcased at the event. Acer aspires to incorporate 20-30% post-consumer recycled plastic in its computers and monitors by 2025, building upon the 17% achieved in 2022. Initiatives like the Vero product line, made from recycled materials, and the Project Humanity initiative, encouraging environmentally conscious actions globally, underline Acer’s commitment to a sustainable future.

Acer’s Chairman and CEO, Jason Chen, stressed the urgency of adopting renewable energy to combat climate change. Notably, the Acer Group achieved 44% renewable electricity usage in 2022, showcasing a significant step toward its ambitious goal.

Expanding its role in the energy storage industry, Acer introduces innovative solutions across the supply chain, from households to industrial applications. The company’s investment in battery cell technologies culminates in the unveiling of new energy storage solutions, reinforcing its commitment to advancing clean energy solutions.

“Conscious Technology for a Brighter Tomorrow” exhibition

The “Conscious Technology for a Brighter Tomorrow” exhibition at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai encapsulates Acer’s ongoing climate efforts. The exhibition, open to the public from December 7-12, showcases products and services aligned with four lifestyle concepts:

  • Concept for Working: An on-demand subscription service for Acer’s product portfolio, promoting device longevity and reducing the need for new resources.
  • Concept for Learning: Computer hardware and software designed to help schools reduce their carbon footprint, fostering a climate-positive learning environment.
  • Concept for Moving: A network of mobility stations with charging hubs, e-bikes, and e-scooters, supported by data-informed urban planning for sustainable transportation within smart cities.
  • Concept for Living: A hyper-compatible system with a mobile app enabling efficient management of energy consumption in homes, increasing visibility on appliance energy distribution.

Visitors at Alserkal Avenue can explore Acer’s environmental commitments, sustainable living concepts, and cutting-edge solutions aimed at creating a brighter and greener future.

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