The UK’s commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050 is spurring widespread business transformation across the utilities sector. Indeed 90% of companies, according to research conducted by Utility Week, say the UK’s goal to combat climate change has spurred a major reassessment of organisational purpose and reconsideration of the opportunities which should be pursued into the future.
But how have these organisational pivots impacted the digital transformation programmes, which many already had in flight before the 2019 net zero watershed? According to this new research, conducted by Utility Week, in association with low-code automation specialist Appian, the answer is, substantially.
Download the Digital Transformation Transformed research report now to discover:
- Why 89% of senior industry leaders from the energy and water sectors say net zero has either significantly or slightly altered their organisation’s objectives for digital transformation.
- How leaders feel about the targets being set in their organisations to reduce the impact of assets and operations on the environment.
- Which business areas leaders feel offer the greatest near-term opportunity to kickstart organisational shifts into the net zero future
- Which technologies leaders believe have the greatest potential for supporting this shift.
- Why three quarters of industry leaders are concerned that a lack of robust sustainability data will hamper organisational efforts to become fit for a net zero future.
- Why utilities need to get better at the relentless pursuit of marginal gains in digitalisation to achieve their longer-term net zero ambitions.
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