LDD interview: IT & Sustainability

Published by Tomasz Steinmetz
February 22, 2023 @ 3:09 PM

Niklas Sundberg – Senior Vice President & CIO at ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions & author of  “Sustainable IT Playbook for Technology Leaders”, an innovative and practical guide for CxOs on Sustainable IT – was our keynote speaker at the Race To Net Zero CIONEXT Conference on 7 December 2022, sponsored by @BT and @PaloAltoNetworks. In this #LeadershipDeepDive interview, Hendrik Deckers asks Niklas about the relation between IT and the Sustainability Agenda.

“Just within the ICT sector today, we’re consuming roughly 3-4 percent of the world’s electricity”, says Niklas Sundberg in an attempt to illustrate how important the role of CIOs may prove in environmental challenges.

Big questions were the motor of this captivating interview packed with precise data. With Niklas’ playbook having the potential to be a gamechanger among digital leaders, the gentlemen tackled world-important issues such as circular economy, green reporting and legal solutions, or hyperscalers and their influence.

How to move to the cloud without punches of conscience as to your impact on the environment? What is the process to assess sustainability progress in a business? Is the future about limiting more than just carbon emissions? You will find answers to these questions and more on Niklas Sundberg’s personal story, including his adventure with ice hockey, in the full interview.   

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