BCS, 5 Southampton St, London WC2E 7HA
Wednesday 12 September 2018
Event Start 18:30
**This event is relevant for everyone interested in making IT good for society and the world**
**In association with BCS ELITE and BCS Green IT Specialist Group**
All Welcome. Free Event. Limited Spaces Available.
You know our world has major environmental issues.
What do you know about Greenpeace’s IT-related work?
Do you know about IUCN?
Come to this event to learn and discuss these important topics.
ANDREW HATTON, Head of IT, Greenpeace
Andrew works closely with Greenpeace campaigning colleagues around the world on many Green IT issues, particularly Cloud Computing.
He is passionate about the role IT can play in enabling change, both within organizations and within society more generally. He will take us through a history of Greenpeace Green IT Campaigns, from the early days of the first E-Waste and Toxics Campaigns, to today’s ‘Clicking Clean Campaign, focused on building a Cloud which runs on 100% renewable energy.
FRANCOIS JOLLES, CIO & Director, Global Information Systems, IUCN
Francois is also a Board Member of EuroCIO, the European CIO Association. He will talk about IUCN and a Green approach to IT implementation.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature is a global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it. IUCN, headquartered near Geneva, Switzerland, is the world’s largest and most diverse environmental network, with 1,300 member organizations in over 160 countries. It provides knowledge, tools, guidelines and standards to enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation.
IUCN experts are focused on species survival, environmental law, protected areas, social and economic policy, ecosystem management, and education and communication.