Episode 36

Sustainability by Design for Shared Value Impact that Scales - ESG Special with IBM's Christina Shim, VP/Global Head of Product IBM Sustainability Software and Nada Gemayel Santiago, Principal Product Manager, LinuxONE Hardware Solutions

Published on: 13th February, 2023

We can make the fastest progress addressing the world’s most urgent sustainability issues when ESG value and business value are aligned - with technology leadership and impact measurement both critical enablers. In this special we explore exactly this with IBM and two superb guests, Christina Shim, VP/Global Head of Product IBM Sustainability Software and Nada Gemayel Santiago, Principal Product Manager, LinuxONE Hardware Solutions.

Supported by new research, we unpack what embedding sustainability by design really 'looks like' across hardware and software including strategy, measurement, reporting, supply chain, asset management and beyond, with a particular focus on Green IT and Responsible Computing, alongside the pivotal role of hybrid cloud to advance today and tomorrow's integration, visibility and flexibility imperatives.

So if you are currently navigating how to achieve the balance of optimising operations and cost, whilst also reducing waste and emissions, this deep dive could not be more timely!

Research Assets

IBM IBV CEO Study: https://ibm.biz/BdPK66

IBM Good Design blog: https://ibm.biz/BdPK6C

IBM Sustainability solutions page: https://ibm.biz/BdPK6U

BBVA Article: https://ibm.biz/BdPK6w

IBM IBV IT Sustainability Beyond the Center Study: https://ibm.biz/BdPK6W

Achieve Green Computing with Open Hybrid Cloud: 


IBM LinuxONE Emperor 4 Press Release: https://ibm.biz/BdPKUn

And we would love your thoughts on the show too - thanks for listening! Sally, Christina, Nada and the #TTT Team

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Today’s guests Christina and Nada on LinkedIn:



And our host Prof. Sally Eaves on Twitter @sallyeaves

And LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/sally-eaves

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Tomorrow's Tech Today
Bringing you the latest in technology, talent and transformational change with your host Prof Sally Eaves
Bringing you the latest news, views and experiences in Technology, Talent and Transformational change hosted by CTO, Author and leading Tech For Good advocate Prof. Sally Eaves @sallyeaves. With weekly episodes and an inspiring diversity of guests from some of the most pioneering organisations, projects and people of our time, this is Your engaging space to learn from C-Suite to Student, CIO to Academic and Enterprise to SME.

Our shows focus on the latest innovations in emergent technology integration across Cloud Computing, 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Robotics, Machine Learning, IoT, IIoT, Data Governance and much more. And they cover a range of sectors and themes, from healthcare to fintech, to inclusion and diversity in tech, to education, sustainability, space and beyond!

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Prof Sally Eaves

Sally Eaves has been described as the ‘torchbearer for ethical tech’. She is an international advocate for opening access to opportunity and has founded Aspirational Futures to help skill, empower and support the generation of interdisciplinary talent into careers yet to be conceived, alongside scaling the application of emergent technology as an enabler for business transformation and social good. Sally is also the Social Impact lead for the UK Government Blockchain Association and contributes to parliamentary policy thought leadership. She was an inaugural recipient of the Frontier Technology and Social Impact award, presented at the United Nations in 2018 and is now leading major initiatives in this area, including presenting at Davos and leading events worldwide.

Sally also brings a depth of experience from both Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer roles, as a Professor in Advanced Technologies and as a Global Strategic Advisor. She specialises in the application and integration of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and associated emergent technologies for business and societal benefit. Sally works globally with bleeding-edge disruptors, governments, academia and leading corporate institutions to apply her expertise for achieving sustainable competitive advantage alongside purpose-driven change.

A member of the Forbes Technology Council, Sally is an award winning international keynote speaker, author and influencer with globally leading rankings across all advanced technology disciplines, digital transformation, future of work and social innovation aligned to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. She has recently been ranked 8th in the World in Blockchain impact and is continually ranked in the top 10 for digital disruption and across frontier technology subjects by leading bodies such as Onalytica.