Brianna White

Staff member
Jul 30, 2019

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) comprise 17 global objectives established by the United Nations in 2015 to achieve a more sustainable future by 2030. Harnessing the power of the Internet of Things (IoT), companies can make significant strides towards these goals by leveraging data to optimize processes, enhance efficiency, and reduce waste. Several statistics highlight how IoT drives sustainable development:

According to the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), IoT solutions have the potential to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 16.5 percent by 2030. By enabling smart energy management, waste reduction, and resource optimization, IoT plays a crucial role in combating climate change.

Studies by Intel indicate that the adoption of IoT solutions in the energy sector can result in energy consumption reductions of up to 30 percent. Real-time data monitoring and analysis enable companies to identify inefficiencies, optimize energy usage, and drive sustainable practices.

The World Economic Forum (WEF) estimates that IoT implementation in precision agriculture can increase crop yields by up to 70 percent and reduce water consumption by up to 90 percent. By leveraging IoT sensors, farmers can gather critical data on soil moisture, nutrient levels, and weather patterns, allowing for precise irrigation and resource management.

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