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  • Broadband: It’s the Green Network Supernova June 17, 2008 Chris Lloyd Verizon Communications Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement.
  • The Big Idea Broadband networks must play a central role in achieving our energy- efficiency and environmental goals. Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 2
  • The Green Power of IT What
if
ICT
could
help
drama4cally
reduce

the
98%
of
CO2
 Emissions
produced
by
all
other
industries
and
individual
 consump4on? *Gartner, (2007) “Green IT: The New Industry Shockwave” Presentation at Symposium/Itxpo conference, April 2007. Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 3
  • Verizon: 21st Century Solutions for Energy Challenges 1.  Making our network more efficient. 2.  Using alternative sources of energy to power our network. 3.  Looking at ways to save energy at our facilities, with our fleets. 4.  Practicing lifecycle management of our equipment. Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 4
  • Broadband: Green Technology In total, use of broadband networks can decrease our dependence on oil up to 11% over the next 10 years. - American Consumer Institute Study, 2007 Telecommuting 600M Tons Teleconferencing 199.8M Tons E-Conservation 67.2M Tons E-Commerce 206.3M Tons TOTAL 1B TONS American
Consumer
Ins/tute
Study,
2007
 Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 5
  • Broadband & Telecommuting/Teleconferencing The average teleworker saves 62 applications have fundamentally Office-to-office teleconferencing hours in commuting time $1,201 changed. And new broadband speeds allow workers to have adispersed in commuting costs and 1,751 pounds of emissions not real virtual into the environment. presence from home too. For example, in 2007, Verizon began offering - Telework Exchange Study, March 11th 2008 FiOS symmetrical internet access with speeds, up to 20/20 megs. SAVES: 600M Tons & 199.8M Tons Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 6
  • Broadband & Paperless Downloads In 50% of the 2.5 billionworld, consumers won’t wait. With If today’s fast-paced DVD’s and VHS tapes rented per year were delivered via Video on Demand, it would reduce new broadband speeds, they don’t have to. energy equivalent to the annual electricity consumption of Downloading music, video, books now saves time and about 200,000 households. energy. - Consumer Electronics Association Study, 2007 SAVES: 67.2M Tons Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 7
  • Broadband & Smart Transportation By mapping out routes UPS saves 28.5 million miles annually which results in roughly 3 million gallons of gas and CO2 emissions reductions of 31,000 metric tons. - The New York Times (December 9, 2007) Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 8
  • Action Agenda  What we know: Broadband can play a greater role in facilitating energy efficiency  We need public policies to speed:   More ubiquitous deployment   Development of innovative applications which promote energy efficient behaviors   Measurement – mechanisms in place to demonstrate the impact Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 9
  • Sources •  Broadband Services: Economic and Environmental Benefits, 2007, American Consumer Institute •  Contribution of ICT to Climate Change Mitigation, Report to World Economic Forum, 2008 (Dennis Pamlin at WWF) •  Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Impact of Telecommuting and e-Commerce, 2007, Consumer Electronics Association •  Farmers bet on high tech, Associated Press (May 25, 2008) •  Gartner (2007), “Green IT: The New Industry Shockwave” Presentation at Symposium /ITxpo conference, April 2007 •  Information and Communication Technologies: The Power of Productivity, 2008, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (Skip Laitner) •  Left-Hand-Turn Elimination, The New York Times (December 9, 2007). •  Sustainability at the Speed of Light, 2002, Dennis Pamlin, Global Policy Advisor for World Wildlife Fund •  The Internet Economy and Global Warming, 1999, Joe Romm, senior fellow at Center for American Progress •  Towards a High-Bandwidth, Low-Carbon Future, 2007, Telstra (Australian telco) •  Want to save the planet? Stay home., USA Today Blog (May 20, 2008) •  WWF Report: First Global ICT Strategy for CO2 Reductions (June 3rd, 2008) (NOTE: June 20th – Global eSustainability Initiative (GeSI) releases study on the environmental benefits of ICT) Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 10