IBM buys Analytics provider Envizi


International Business Machine (IBM) Corp has acquired Australian analytics provider Envizi Pty Ltd.

Envizi automates the collection of emissions data.

IBM’s acquisition of Envizi is an expandion its investments in artificial intelligence as it looks to help companies make their operations more sustainable and socially conscious.

Envizi allows businesses with environmental, social and governance goals to monitor their progress on sustainability reporting requirements.

Envizi will integrate with IBM’s physical asset management and supply chain software.

Envizi has more than 180 clients, including Microsoft Corp., Uber Technologies Inc. and IBM itself.