Acer Green Day: What to Expect

edited September 2 in Acer Corner

Acer will host Green Day on August 24th, 2022, an event where the company will broadcast updates on its progress toward a more sustainable future. Acer’s Green Day event will feature influential speakers, from within Acer and from key players in the industry like Microsoft and Google, who will speak about sustainability and environmental initiatives within product design, energy, logistics, and more. Green Day will highlight Acer’s commitment to the environment, sustainability, and sound ESG practices among its organization and will serve as an encouraging roadmap for other organizations to follow. 

The event is part of Acer’s larger initiative to showcase its green efforts to promote transparency and kickstart important dialogues around key issues that companies within many industries are facing. During Green Day, Acer will unveil a new product, announce exciting company updates, invite partners to join a sustainability challenge on a brand new app, and much more. 

How can you watch Acer Green Day? 

The event will be streamed online via YouTube for all to see and will kick off during the following times globally: 

  • Pacific Time: 5 PM, August 23rd (UTC-7) 
  • Taipei: 8 AM, August 24th (UTC+8) 
  • Berlin: 2 AM, August 24th (UTC+2) 

While the event will be streamed live, it will remain as evergreen content on YouTube to be streamed at the viewer’s convenience. 

Who is speaking at Acer Green Day?

Speaking on various subjects, Acer has invited numerous leaders within the corporate world to share insights, updates, and insider news with viewers. Talks from the following global leaders will be an attractive feature for those who plan on joining Acer’s Green Day event and are looking forward to hearing what the future of sustainable corporate initiatives is going to look like: 

  • Jason Chen, Chairman and CEO of Acer, to speak on his leadership of Acer toward a greener future 
  • Maglin Chng, Global Sector Head of Technology at DHL Global Forwarding, to speak on sustainable logistics practices 
  • Alex Ganz, Director of Global Marketing at Golden Arrow, to speak on environmentally friendly packaging design 
  • Nicole Dezen, Chief Partner Officer and Corporate Vice President of Global Partner Solutions, Microsoft​, to discuss energy solutions in a changing world

Why is Acer Green Day so important?

Acer aims to highlight its efforts to be greener, and inspire others to join them on their journey to becoming more helpful and less harmful to the planet we call home. During Green Day, the company will share updates on its progress toward its sustainability goals and milestones. These Sustainability goals and milestones have been set forth by Acer and serve as the benchmark they are striving for in the near future. Here are some of the key milestones Acer plans to accomplish.

Sustainability Goals & Milestones​: 

  • Acer Group recently joined the global RE100 initiative and pledged to use 100% renewable energy by 2035. As of 2021, they’ve already achieved 45% renewable energy usage. 
  • Acer Group plans to use up to 30% PCR (post-consumer recycled) plastic content in core products by 2025. 
  • Acer Group plans to use 45% less energy consumption by 2025 (compared with the baseline year of 2016).

Since 2006, Acer has thoroughly reviewed its actions for sustainable development and embedded corporate social responsibility deep within the fabric of its business philosophy. Since then, they’ve evolved into a leader in sustainable electronics. Through events like Green Day, Acer cements itself as a brand leader dedicated to developing a low-carbon and sustainable smart strategy along with a favorable ESG score and leveraging this green mission into a competitive advantage.

In 2017, Acer launched Project Humanity, a global initiative to make the world a better place. Project Humanity stood as a company-wide commitment to making positive changes to our planet. Through their efforts, Acer is leading the industry toward a sustainable future. How is Acer accomplishing all this? By consistently finding ways to enrich their production and supply chain with waste reduction, greener materials, and sustainability-focused products and designs.

Introducing Acer’s Chromebook Vero 514

What kind of sustainability-focused product is Acer spearheading? During Acer’s Green Day event, the company will unveil its newest addition to its already large collection of green-friendly products, the Chromebook Vero 514.

Acer’s Vero line has been an important icon in the company’s effort to make a positive impact on the environment. Designed with a commitment to recycling, reusing, and reducing plastic, the Vero line of products are designed with recyclable packaging. The Acer Chromebook Vero 514 is the latest Chromebook from Acer to come with high-performance specifications and several of the attractive features that the Vero line is known for. Not only does it feature built-to-last rugged durability and the latest Intel® Core™ processors, but it also embraces the spirit of sustainability by integrating 30% PCR plastics into its design.

Acer’s innovative challenge

To help empower organizations to be fellow pioneers in the fight for sustainability, Acer will launch their 21-Day Challenge. The challenge is designed to help partners and suppliers build green habits and other eco-friendly behaviors. In the spirit of healthy habit building, Acer has created this 21-day challenge to help others build a greener future. Those participating can learn about and implement eco-friendly habits and complete challenges through Acer’s new app called Earth Mission. More details about the challenge will be announced during Acer’s Green Day event.

Want to join Acer for their Green Day event? 

If you’re interested in joining Acer for their Green Day event on August 24th, 2022, add the event to your calendar or tune in here during the following times: 

  • Pacific Time: 5 PM, August 23rd (UTC-7) 
  • Taipei: 8 AM, August 24th (UTC+8) 
  • Berlin: 2 AM, August 24th (UTC+2)

*The opinions reflected in this article are the sole opinions of the author and do not reflect any official positions or claims by Acer Inc.

About Alex Clark: Alex is a contributing writer for Acer. Alex is a Texas-based writer and B2B email marketing strategist specializing in helping technology brands connect to their customers. He has lived all over Asia and has consulted with business clients in numerous industries to grow their brands.


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