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Green I/O is all about inspiring people in the Tech industry taking sustainability seriously. Our guests provide meaningful knowledge and insights to responsible technologists willing to build a greener digital world, one byte at a time.
Hosted by Gaël Duez

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Green I/O is all about inspiring people in the Tech industry taking sustainability seriously. Our guests provide meaningful knowledge and insights to responsible technologists willing to build a greener digital world, one byte at a time.
Hosted by Gaël Duez

    #10 - Sören Enholm - How to navigate toward more sustainable digital equipment?

    #10 - Sören Enholm - How to navigate toward more sustainable digital equipment?

    In this episode, we went to Stockhölm to meet Sören Enholm, TCO Certified CEO 🏷️. For 30 years, TCO has been assessing IT products reaching a whopping 10'000 references today 🤯. We discussed the environmental footprint of digital devices, natural and urban mining, how to secure a qualitative certification process, the current momentum in Digital Sustainability and much more.

    • 32 min
    #9 - Tim Frick - Confessions from a trailblazer in Sustainable Design

    #9 - Tim Frick - Confessions from a trailblazer in Sustainable Design

    In this episode, we went to Chicago to meet a legend: Tim Frick 🧙. The author of “Designing for Sustainability” and a relentless advocate of the B Corp movement told us about being a trailblazer in Digital Sustainability 🌱 for more than a decade. He also took the challenge to answer 10 questions on Sustainable Design in 20 minutes + an 11th “low-ball” one ☑️ . Eventually, we discussed how his company created an “impact business model” because “sustainable design can be a really broad topic” covering all the way to business model through Corporate Digital Responsibility principles and the B Corp labellisation 🏷️

    • 50 min
    #8 - Anne Faubry and Tom Jarrett - Sustainable Design from the trenches

    #8 - Anne Faubry and Tom Jarrett - Sustainable Design from the trenches

    In this episode, we took a virtual Eurostar between Paris and London and met Anne Faubry, a Board Member of Ethical Designers ⚖️, and Tom Jarrett, a seasoned designer involved in the ClimateActionTech community where he designed its Branch online magazine 📰. Both are recognized thought leaders in the Sustainable Design field because they implement Sustainability from the trenches 👩‍💻. Based on their hands-on experience, we discussed demand-responsive design, Anne's guide to digital eco-design and how designers juggle today between many requirements from accessibility to security and sustainability 🤹.

    • 46 min
    #7.b - Cameron Casher and Benjamin Davy - Cloud Sustainability beyond carbon emission

    #7.b - Cameron Casher and Benjamin Davy - Cloud Sustainability beyond carbon emission

    In this episode, we stay in Denver and Montpellier with Cameron Casher, Clean Tech Strategist at ThoughtWorks, and Benjamin Davy, Sustainability Director at Teads. Being both hands-on engineers 👨‍💻 and well-known voices in Cloud Sustainability 🌱, we decided to have this extra episode to go "beyond carbon" and talk about hardware, water consumption, recycling and resources exhaustion. The next challenges for any responsible technologists using Cloud services.

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    • 30 min
    #7.a - Cameron Casher and Benjamin Davy - Measuring the Carbon Footprint of Cloud computing from CCF to AWS, Azure and GCP sustainability dashboards

    #7.a - Cameron Casher and Benjamin Davy - Measuring the Carbon Footprint of Cloud computing from CCF to AWS, Azure and GCP sustainability dashboards

    In this episode, we go to both Denver and Montpellier to meet Cameron Casher, Clean Tech Strategist at ThoughWorks, and Benjamin Davy, Sustainability Director at Teads. Being both hands-on engineers 👨‍💻 and well-known voices in Cloud Sustainability 🌱, they were the perfect match to assess the Sustainability dashboards provided by AWS, GCP and Azure as well as pro and con of Cloud Carbon Footprint, the open-source tool. Which one can truly help responsible technologists to assess 📏 their GHG emissions ?

    • 41 min
    #6 - David Mytton - Bringing reliable and transparent information to Green IT

    #6 - David Mytton - Bringing reliable and transparent information to Green IT

    In this episode, we go to London and meet David Mytton the co-founder and CEO of Console and also an academic doing his PhD on sustainable computing in Oxford University 🎓. All David’s work follow a consistent thread that could be described as “Effective Sustainability requires reliable and transparent information”. Under this angle, we discussed the environmental impact of datacenters and why the estimates vary so much, the accuracy of carbon footprint calculators for websites as well as the choice of language and CI/CD when we aim to develop greener code 👩‍💻.

    • 40 min

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Great stories about sustainability in general, as well as how tech companies use sustainability to improve products and reduce their impact on the environment. Keep it up!

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