JSA’s team traveled to Norway to take part in the inaugural Datacloud ESG Summit 2023 – an event that attracted sustainability leaders from around the world.
Find all the interviews available on demand below and on LinkedIn. Or join the 100k+ subscribers on JSA TV’s YouTube Channel and watch the full Datacloud ESG Summit 2023 Playlist here.
Day 1 – September 26, 2023
Borealis Data Center’s István Végh-Sigurvinsson & Kristofer Andri: Cloud Sustainability & Renewable Sources
István Végh-Sigurvinsson, Compliance, Data Protection, and Sustainability Officer at Borealis Data Center offers insight on cloud sustainability, the focus of his Datacloud ESG panel, and the incredible benefits of our Iceland location with 100% renewable energy sources.
3TAG’s Loren Long: Greenwashing, Greener Data Volume Two and 3TAG
Loren Long, Co-Founder & CEO of 3TAG, gives us a sneak peak of his keynote panel at Datacloud ESG about how to avoid greenwashing, his chapter in Greener Data Volume 2, and the genesis of 3TAG in this #JSATV interview.
atNorth’s Duke Aschan: Sustainability and Profitability, BNP Partnership, and Gompute Acquisition
Duke Aschan, Sales Director for atNorth, previews the intersection of sustainability and profitability in our upcoming case study presentation. Aschan delves into how atNorth’s partnership with BNP proves that “green means cost-efficient,” as well as the recent acquisition of Gompute.
CyrusOne’s Kyle Myers: AI, Sustainability and Top Takeaways
CyrusOne’s VP EHS, ESG, External Affairs, Kyle Myers shares insight on how the company masters the art of balancing AI-powered efficiency with unwavering ESG commitments in today’s data center landscape. Myers also dives into the top takeaways from CyrusOne’s 2023 Sustainability Report and their eco-savvy achievements.
EkkoSense’s Mark Acton: AI & Sustainability Standards, Green Data Center Strategies, and Using AI to Meet ESG Goals
Mark Acton, Non Executive Director at EkkoSense – leaders in data center optimization – discusses AI & sustainability standards, North America’s green data center strategies, and shares insights on unifying sustainability standards and how EkkoSense wields AI to meet ESG goals.
Equinix’s Sami Holopainen: Top Takeaways and Equinix’s Biggest Sustainability Win in Finland and Sweden
Sami Holopainen, Managing Director of Finland for Equinix, brings us key insights from the keynote panel on sustainable operating models in this exclusive JSA TV interview. Holopainen discusses Equinix’s biggest sustainability win in Finland and Sweden and how Equinix manages Stockholm’s booming mobile market sustainably.
Lefdal Mine’s Mats Anderson: Summit Insights, Norway’s Significance for Data Centers and ESG Market Trends
Mats Anderson, CMO at Lefdal Mine, offers his insights on the summit, the significance of Norway for data centers, and the latest market trends driven by ESG.
Green Mountain’s Svein Atle Hagaseth
Invest in Norway’s Benedicte Fasmer Waaler
Verne Global Finland’s Kim Gunnelius Talks Data Center Sustainability
Kim Gunnelius, Managing Director of Verne Global Finland, discusses how the company is driving real change toward a greener future and meeting customers’ ESG goals.
DAY 2 – September 27, 2023
EdgeConneX’s Steven Sprokholt on How Sustainability will Change the Industry
Steven Sprokhold, VP of Program Management, EdgeConneX, discusses the company’s latest sustainability advancements and milestones and how sustainability will change the industry.
Matthieu Ruillé, Business Development Director for Europe of Danfoss A/S
Vertiv’s Karsten Winther: Norway Expansion, Sustainable Operations, Vertiv’s Latest ESG Report
Karsten Winther, President of EMEA at Vertiv discusses the company’s exciting expansion in Norway, key takeaways from the sustainable operating models panel, and the wins and areas of growth highlighted in Vertiv’s latest ESG report.
WSP’s Josh Sykes and Anna Chrabol: Data Center Sustainability, The Path to Net-Zero and Exciting Wins
Josh Sykes and Anna Chrabol WSP’s pivotal role in supporting data center clients’ sustainability goals, the challenges facing the mission-critical industry on the path to a net-zero future, and the exciting wins in data center sustainability.
Tampnet’s Carol Browne on NORFEST
Carol Browne, Dir. Infrastructure Development for Tampnet, shares exciting updates on Tampnet Carrier’s latest submarine fibre optic cable, NORFEST, that is RFS in Q4 2023. The project has been commissioned to enhance routes connecting the UK to Europe via the Nordics, with over 700km of brand new fiber.
Hoare Lea’s Anders Eklund: 2021 Acquisition, Data Center Sustainability Trends, and the Future of AI Supporting Data Centers
Anders Eklund, Director & Sector Lead of Mission Critical and Data Centres for Hoare, discusses the impact of Tetra Tech’s acquisition, trends in data center sustainability, and the promising future of AI in supporting data center operators.
FlexiDAO’s Daan Terpstra on Sustainability Reporting
FlexiDAO’s Daan Terpstra discusses the progress in sustainability reporting in the data center – and what he foresees the next steps for the industry.
DC Byte’s Jovita Januskeviciute on How Data Center Intelligence Plays a Role in the Decision-Making Process for Data Center Infrastructure
Jovita Januskeviciute, Research Manager – EMEA for DC Byte, discusses how data center intelligence plays a key role in the decision-making process for data center infrastructure, touching on the emerging markets in Europe and how we can use trends to predict future data center needs.
Total Data Centre Solutions’ Jonathan Evans Talks Data Center Sustainability and the Nordics
Total Data Centre Solutions’ Jonathan Evans talks sustainability trends in the data center industry and how the Nordics are attracting attention with the region’s sustainable power supplies.