Introducing a climate risk analytics design pattern for lending and investment portfolios using cloud-native tools and granular geospatial datasets.
I've had some fun times over the years with Cloudreach. I first met the folks at Cloudreach in 2018, when they were a Blackstone portfolio company and I was in the technology team at Blackstone. As believers in cloud transformation, we got along great! After joining Google in 2019, for one reason or another, I … Continue reading Cloudbusting: Google’s Sustainability Initiatives
As global leaders gather this week at COP26 in Glasgow, one of their top goals is to mobilize finance to secure net zero emissions and keep 1.5 degrees warming within reach. To do this, COP26 leaders are challenging all financial stakeholders to take climate into account in every financial decision. Technology is playing a vital role in this effort. I have … Continue reading Accelerating Sustainable Finance With Technology
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors should be key considerations for CTOs and technology leaders scaling next generation companies from day one. Investors are increasingly prioritizing startups that focus on ESG, with the growth of sustainable investing skyrocketing. What’s driving this shift in mentality across every industry? It’s simple: Consumers are no longer willing to support companies … Continue reading Tech Leaders Can Be the Secret Weapon for Supercharging ESG Goals
This week I had the opportunity to discuss sustainability from a geospatial perspective with Nathan Eaton, Executive Director at NGIS in Australia. This session was recorded for the May 19, 2021 Spatial Data Science in CPG & Retail Summit hosted by CARTO, as part of their 2021 Spatial Data Science Conference. https://youtu.be/9TkQkZJa9ps This Spatial Data … Continue reading Geospatial Sustainability
This past week, I had another opportunity to do some public speaking (virtually) with my friends at Crux Informatics. This time we did a 1:1 video chat between me and Philip Brittan, Crux's CEO, about the partnership between his company and Google Cloud. Check out their blog post or watch the short video here! https://player.vimeo.com/video/513473964 … Continue reading Talking to the CEO of Crux About Google Cloud, Sustainability, and Getting Your Data Into the Cloud