Meeting Sustainability and Climate Goals with the Cloud


Learn how AWS drives greater sustainability



About the Webinar



Amazon is committed to building a sustainable business for our customers and the planet. Learn how Amazon Web Services (AWS) collaborates with private and public organizations to drive greater sustainability outcomes. Discover how cloud infrastructure run greater volumes of IT workloads with increasing efficiency and lower carbon intensity, and how customers and partners are leveraging the power of the cloud to accelerate sustainability in and through the cloud.

Speakers:


  • Quint Simon, Head of Public Policy, Asia-Pacific & Japan, AWS
  • Kelly Morgan, Research Director, Datacenter Infrastructure & Services, 451 Research / S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • Vaibhav (Vai) Potnis, Partner and Strategic Director, ERM
  • Akanksha Bilani, Regional Alliance Head, APAC & Japan, Intel
  • Chris Wellise, Director of Sustainability and Carbon, AWS
  • Adeline Aw, Vice President, Environmental Sustainability, Economic Development Board (EDB), Singapore
  • Bidyut Dumra, Head of Innovation & Ecosystems, DBS Bank
  • Jared Ingersoll, Sustainability Lead, Canva
  • Ken Haig, Head of Energy and Environment Policy, AWS

Moderated by:


Agenda

This event is held under Chatham House Rule.

Time (SGT)
Topic 
11:00 AM – 11:05 AM 
Welcome remarks: Policy perspectives regarding sustainability and the cloud
Quint Simon, Head of Public Policy, Asia-Pacific & Japan, AWS
Session #1, Innovating towards sustainable cloud infrastructure in Asia Pacific & Japan
11:05 AM – 11:30 AM 
Opening presentation: Carbon reduction potential of the cloud in APAC
Kelly Morgan, Research Director, Datacenter Infrastructure & Services, 451 Research / S&P Global Market Intelligence
11:30 AM – 12:40 PM
Panel discussion, moderated by Eco-Business: Evolution of cloud infrastructure efficiency and maximizing decarbonization opportunities in the cloud
- Vaibhav (Vai) Potnis, Partner and Strategic Director, ERM
- Akanksha Bilani, Regional Alliance Head, APAC & Japan, Intel
- Chris Wellise, Director of Sustainability and Carbon, AWS
- Adeline Aw, Vice President, Environmental Sustainability, Economic Development Board (EDB), Singapore
12:40 PM – 12:55 PM  Closing remarks
Session #2, Accelerating sustainability in and through the cloud: Leading AWS customer/partner perspectives
12:55 PM – 1:55 PM
Fireside chat, moderated by Eco-Business, with presentations on:
Building a cloud-enabled climate tech ecosystem and fostering sustainability-related innovation at DBS and beyond
- Bidyut Dumra, Head of Innovation & Ecosystems, DBS Bank

Journey to become climate positive by 2023, and driving sustainable outcomes throughout Canva's value chain
- Jared Ingersoll, Sustainability Lead, Canva
1:55 PM – 2:00 PM
Closing remarks
Ken Haig, Head of Energy and Environment Policy, AWS
 


Date: Thursday, 7 October 2021

Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM SGT



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