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Microsoft’s Sustainability Journey: How AI & Technology are Accelerating Sustainability Transformation

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Location: Webinar (EST)

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*This webinar offers .3 AEE credits for live attendance.

In this session, we will provide an overview of the regulatory landscape around ESG and Sustainability and how companies can start to prepare. In addition, we will delve into the transformative power of AI and Cloud technologies in driving sustainability for your organization. Delving into best practices and key learnings from Microsoft’s own journey to be carbon-negative, water-positive, zero waste, and protect more land than we use by 2030, we will explore how technology is reshaping and enabling a more sustainable future for the industry. From optimizing resource usage to enabling more sustainable & resilient buildings and supply chains, this session will cover real-world examples, potential challenges, and the exciting future of sustainability powered by the cloud and AI.

About the Presenter:
As the Global Director, Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability and chair of Microsoft’s Sustainability Employee Resource Group & Community (10K+ employees), Matt Hellman has been building the pathway for Microsoft’s acceleration of sustainability initiatives aligned with Microsoft’s goal to become carbon negative by 2030 leveraging technology and AI. Overseeing and building out multiple strategic partnerships, implementing sustainability transformation for customers, and activating the partner and community ecosystems, he is helping to drive Microsoft’s sustainability strategy & execution around the world.

Before joining Microsoft, Matt designed, built, and scaled GE Digital’s commercial organization in Asia and the Americas; he held multiple roles within GE business units living in Nigeria, South Africa, India, Singapore, and Canada. Additionally, Matt previously worked in various climate & foreign policy roles at The U.S. Department of State on U.S.-China and U.S.-Australia relations.

He holds an M.B.A. from The George Washington University School of Business and a B.A. in International Affairs, Economics & Asian Studies from The Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University.

Start Date:

Jul 10, 2024

End Date:

Jul 10, 2024

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