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Lee Stewart, Fujitsu Australia Limited - The Role of ICT in a Sustainable Society

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Lee Stewart, Head of Sustainability ANZ, Fujitsu Australia Limited presented "The Role of ICT in a Sustainable Society" at Connected Australia 2013. …

Lee Stewart, Head of Sustainability ANZ, Fujitsu Australia Limited presented "The Role of ICT in a Sustainable Society" at Connected Australia 2013.

This conference is designed to help organisiations harness the opportunities that super-fast broadband will create, and explores the future impact of the NBN through the healthcare, education and consumer industries.

For more information, please visit the conference website: http://www.connectedaustralia.com.au/2013

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  • 1. The Role of ICT in Shaping a Sustainable Society Lee Stewart Head of Sustainability Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 2. Agenda Fujitsu Background Context Role of ICT Local Case Studies Future Trends Summary and Questions 2 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 3. Who we are  Japan’s largest IT services provider and No. 3 in the world*  We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers  Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries 2011 IT Services Vendor Revenue. Source: Gartner, "Market Share: IT Services, 2011" 9 April 2012 3 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 4. Sustainability is important to us  Environmental accounting present in our business in 1938  Long-standing members of sustainability organisations & indexes  Top positions in world leading environment rankings  FORTUNE Magazine’s 2013 List of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’  Executive commitment 4 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 5. Our Commitment to Sustainability 2011 Winner Banksia Environmental Award “Leading in sustainability - setting the standard for large organisations” Acknowledged as No 1 on Computerworld’s “Top 12 Green IT Vendors” list 2007 Launched sustainability consulting in Australia 2012 Initial interim targets achieved All Fujitsu ANZ data centres under certified EMS 2004 Super green products introduced 2003 Zero waste emissions achieved by all 13 plants in Japan 2009 Sustainability employee program launched in Australia, ISO 14001 certification in Australia 1990 Environmental Management System implemented 2005 ISO14001 certification acquired by all Group companies in Japan 1938 Park style design for Kawasaki plant 1993 Developed Stage 1 of our Environmental Protection Program (EPP) 1989 Environmental Committee established 5 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 6. We always strive to do more  We believe ICT has a major role to play in helping address the global challenges  Between 2009 and 2015 we reduced our customers & society greenhouse gas emissions by 15m tons  We are now aiming to reduce a further 26 million tons between 2013-2016  26 million tons is equal to 2% of Japan’s total annual emissions 6 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 7. Background & Context Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 8. Background and Context 3% ICT Industry 910m tons of CO2e 8 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 9. By 2020 6% 10% 2.7 Billion Tons CO2e 9 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 10. 10 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 11. 11 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 12. Global interconnected challenges Population Growth Natural Disasters Resources 12 Climate Change Biodiversity Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 13. Ecological Footprint 13 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 14. Carbon Emissions – What’s the worry? 300 280 CO2 (ppmv) 260 240 220 200 180 800,000 700,000 600,000 500,000 400,000 300,000 200,000 100,000 0 Age (years BP) Source: National Climatic Data Center/NOAA 14 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 15. 400 2009 CO2 Concentration: 389 380 360 340 320 300 280 CO2 (ppmv) 260 240 220 200 180 800,000 700,000 600,000 500,000 400,000 300,000 200,000 100,000 0 Age (years BP) Source: National Climatic Data Center/NOAA 15 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 16. The Role of ICT Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 17. The role of ICT is twofold  Efficiency of ICT – reducing the 3% of global GHG emissions by improving ICT efficiency  Enabling effect of ICT – using ICT to help reduce 97% of global GHG emissions, outside the ICT industry 17 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 18. Cloud: reducing the ICT impact and as enabler  Typical cloud benefits relate to reducing impact of ICT itself , e.g. more sharing – less power  Less obvious but potentially greater benefits are from cloud facilitating environmental improvements across an organisation /industry/ society  The business case for these solutions is now feasible due to the cost and agility advantages of cloud 18 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 19. Powering innovative research In partnership with Fujitsu, HPC Wales is enabling academic and commercial projects to use high performance computing for modelling weather patterns and climate change, simulation and prototyping, health and bioscience and creative design, to name but a few. 19 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 20. Requiring super fast computing K computer a tool for new hallenges  protect our environment more effectively and conserve natural resources  develop new, renewable sources of energy  mitigate the effects of climate change  predict natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis and storms and develop appropriate response plans for these increasingly frequent events, and  develop new drugs to treat debilitating diseases 20 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 21. ANU Super Computer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OaGj6iyYj8 21 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 22. Advanced Simulations The Australian National University and Fujitsu are working together to advance mathematical techniques and resilient software for grand-challenge scientific simulations (including tsunami modelling and plasma physics) running on current and future supercomputers. 22 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 23. Ibuki – Greenhouse Gasses Ob Sat (GOSAT) 23 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 24. Smart Transport Fujitsu aims to utilise information and communication technology (ICT) to bring about a human-centric intelligent society in which people can live more prosperous and secure lives. Fujitsu is working to leverage massive volumes of data by capturing and analysing the vast amounts of data generated by human activity and the movement of things, and harnessing it to develop new insights. 24 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 25. Smart Grid Fujitsu is helping to spread renewable energy, improve energy efficiency and bring about a low carbon society. To do this it is using its experience and knowhow in the fields of communication and network technologies to develop Smart Grid infrastructure, conducting facility and maintenance management relevant to operating the energy business, and developing operation and business. 25 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 26. Smart Agriculture The cloud-based solution deploys satellite technology for field monitoring and mapping visualisation data which was displayed in real time to the office. 26 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 27. Smart Cities Smart cities — sustainably operated, they provide their residents with safety and security. Fujitsu employs ICT to contribute to the creation of these model communities for a prosperous future. Environmental monitoring system in Map Ta Phut industrial estate, gathers data on pollutants using sensors Transforming industrial estates into eco smart cities by balancing industrialisation and environ sustainability in Saudi Arabia 27 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 28. Making a real difference Response to Customers in the Disaster Area • Establishing a Customer Restoration Countermeasures HQ • Restoration of Social Infrastructure • Response to Corporate and Individual Customers • Response to Customers Affected by Rolling Power Cuts Activities Supporting Restoration and Rebuilding in the Disaster Area • • Special Treatment of Equipment Repairs • 28 Providing Cloud Services Providing the Means of Access to Information Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 29. Big Data Management Fujitsu is working to leverage massive volumes of data by capturing and analysing the vast amounts of data generated by human activity and the movement of things, and harnessing it to develop new insights. SPATIOWL marks the company's first foray into services that enable this 29 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 30. Case Studies Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 31. Lend Lease – Building Challenge 40% of worlds CO2 Emissions are created by buildings 50% of most buildings energy use is attributed to occupants behavior 31 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 32. Infrastructure Challenge 32 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 33. GPON Backbone 33 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 34. Software Challenge 34 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 35. Software Challenge 35 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 36. Market Impact 36 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 37. Case Study – Meridian Energy “The whole Quick Start process gave us real insight into how we could reach beyond our current ICT targets of sustainability. The benchmark report gave us something further to strive for with clarity on how to get there.” Alison Howard, Sustainability Performance Advisor, Meridian 37 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 38. Case Study – QANTAS “We’re working to reduce energy use and CO2e emissions while gaining all the cost benefits – this initiative has all the ticks.” John Valastro, Head of Environment, Resilience and Workplace Transformation, Office of the CEO, Qantas Airways Limited 38 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 39. Future Trends Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 40. Waves of Innovation 40 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 41. Resource Efficiency is King “We have seen five innovation waves since the Industrial Revolution. We are now entering the sixth and it has the potential to save the planet”. Bianca Nogrady – Co-Author Sixth Wave 41 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 42. The Sixth Wave Thinking  Waste = Opportunity  If you can find waste in a system opportunities will follow  Can technology remove waste by improving the efficiency of a system? • PC Power Management, Qantas pilots, Cloud Computing, Free Cooling in data Centres, recycling heat in buildings  Sell the Service, not the Product  Cloud Computing, Car Share  Digital and Natural Converge  Smart Agriculture Solution  If in Doubt, Look at Nature  Biomimicry – Wave power and Seaweed, Frogs and Water 42 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 43. A Sustainable Future Depends on “Decoupling Economic Growth with Resource Use” 43 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 44. Summary Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 45. Closing Comments ICT will lead the way Room for internal improvements and efficiencies Enablement effect (other 97%) is huge The future winners will be able to more with less resources 45 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 46. The Key Issue People Technology Sustainability 46 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED
  • 47. Source: NASA
  • 48. Thank You www.fujitsu.com/au/sustainabilit y lee.stewart@au.fujitsu.com 49 Copyright 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED