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The GreenRiders technology helps people and companies share and swap transportation. It's a fantastic use of collaborative consumption, and a lovely way of encouraging community connections by sharing a journey. To find out why GreenRiders swept the judging panel away, click here.
GreenRiders will now profit from €20k of Logica business consultancy to advise on how to expand into new markets, and investigate how their project can scale up internationally. Check back here in the next couple of months to see how this new partnership progresses.Find out more
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Christèle Delbé Joined the Vodafone Group in March 2010 as Head of Sustainability, Products and Communications. Her role is to develop Vodafone's sustainability engagement strategy with global enterprise customers and identify sustainable innovation opportunities. She has recently commissioned some research exploring and quantifying the opportunities for mobile to drive efficiency and sustainability in agriculture.
Prior to this, Christèle was Head of Responsibility at Orange, having responsibility for developing and implementing the sustainability strategy at a UK and Group level. Christèle also worked as a sustainability consultant for Ethics Quality Management and SustainAbility, advising large UK and multi-national businesses on designing and implementing corporate sustainability programmes.
Christèle holds an MSc in Environmental Management and Policy from the University of Lund in Sweden.
Professor Mark Maslin FRGS, FRSA is a climatologist at University College London. He is science advisor to the Global Cool Foundation, Climatecom Strategies, Carbon Sense and Carbon Visuals. Maslin is a leading scientist with particular expertise in past global and regional climatic change and has publish over 115 papers in journals such as Science, Nature, and Geology. He has been awarded grants of over £29 million, twenty-six of which have been awarded by NERC. His areas of scientific expertise include causes of past and future global climate change, monitoring land carbon sinks combining GIS, remote sensing and ecological models and international and national climate change policies. Professor Maslin has presented over 45 public talks over the last three years including Oxford, Cambridge, Tate Modern, British Museum, Natural History Museum, Freshfields, Goldman Sachs and the Norwegian Government. He has written 8 popular books, over 30 popular articles (e.g., for New Scientist, The Times, Independent and Guardian), appeared on radio and television (including Timeteam, Newsnight, Dispatches, Horizon, The Today Programme, Material World, BBC News, Channel 5 News, and Sky News). His latest popular book is the high successful Oxford University Press "Global Warming: A Very Short Introduction" the second edition was published in late 2008 and has sold over 40,000 copies. Maslin was also a co-author of the recent Lancet report ‘Managing the health effects of climate change’.
Prof. Dr. Dr. Ervin Laszlo, born 1932 in Budapest, Hungary, founder and President of the Club of Budapest, was one of the first representatives in the area of systems philosophy and general theory of evolution. He published more than 80 books translated into more than 20 languages. In the course of his long academic career as a professor for philosophy, systems philosophy and future sciences, he worked in teaching and research at a variety of reputable universities in the US, Europe, and the Far East.
His titles and distinctions include a Ph.D. in "Lettres et Sciences Humaines" from the Sorbonne in Paris, an "Artist Diploma" from the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest, an honorary medal from the Kyung Hee University in Seoul, the title of honorary doctor in economic sciences of the Turku School of Economics and Business in Finland, as well as the title of honorary doctor in the area of human sciences of the Saybrook Institute in San Francisco. He has got the 2001 Goi Award and was nominated for the 2004 and 2005 Nobel Peace Prize.
Ervin Laszlo is also the chancellor of the new Giordano Bruno GlobalShift University, a world university using the means of higher education to create a different, more sustainable future. Click here to see Ervin Laszlo talking about the Holistic Narrative of that University.
Ervin presently lives together with his Finnish-born wife Carita in a 400 years old converted farmhouse in Tuscany, Italy.
Melba Foggo leads the Global Sustainability Services Practice for Logica Business Consulting. Melba operates at board level with clients across a number of industries: providing strategic insight and expert advice on creating commercial value and achieving sustainable outcomes for these businesses and for their customers. Prior to joining Logica, Melba was a founder and leader of Ernst & Young's global Climate Change and Sustainability Services practice, established in 2008. Her earlier career was spent as a Forensic Accountant, and she has held leadership positions in the field of risk, compliance, investigations and disputes. Melba is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Treasurer and a Trustee for Global Cool, a green lifestyle organisation that inspires people to think and live differently, and a member of the ICAEW Sustainability Committee.
Based in Seville, Spain, Tom Raftery is the Principal Analyst for GreenMonk, the Energy and Sustainability practice of industry analyst firm Redmonk. Tom speaks at international conferences and writes extensively on topics such as smart grids, green IT and cloud computing's green potential. Tom is also co-founder and non-exec director of Cork Internet eXchange, a hyper energy-efficient data centre in Cork, Ireland.
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Paul Lloyd Robson has been with Microsoft since 2006 where has worked with CSR and environmental sustainability with a focus on demonstrating the enabling aspects of technology on solving some of society's most pressing problems. Today he is responsible for managing Microsoft's global environmental sustainability engagement in the field. Paul has been engaged in numerous partnerships with Microsoft's customers, partners as well as with NGO's and Governments with the common theme of illustrating the enabling power of innovative technology in reducing environmental impacts. His work includes driving Microsoft's efforts in the field to show leadership in the utilization of technology to reduce its own carbon emissions and waste as well as participating in global policy discussions such at the Global UNFCCC Climate negotiations. Paul holds a Master of Political Science from the University of Copenhagen and has a deep background in technology and environmental issues.
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Mari Puoskari is the Sustainability Practice Leader for Logica in Finland. She has over six years experience in management consulting and over ten years experience in environmental issues. Mari has been active in environmental politics where her last position was vice chairperson for Helsinki City Board. Mari has a master's degree in chemistry and environmental engineering. She has also been a university researcher and the energy expert in Finland's largest nature conservation organisation. Prior to joining Logica in 2009, Mari was conducting research on green supply chains and the environmental effects of production processes in addition to engaging in project work with as many as 30 companies. Having long been involved in change management projects, she now does the same from the environmental perspective.Contact
Graduated from Supelec, ESCP Europe and ESC Rouen, Cyril has a degree in Business Consulting and started his consultant career at Accenture. He has been working as a consultant for more than 13 years with Utilities stakeholders. Cyril is currently Associate Director in charge of the "Energy & Utilities" practice at Logica Business Consulting in France. This team assists E&U stakeholders within their transformation and innovation projects, throughout the entire energy chain. Cyril is a member of the “Sustainability” International Practice at Logica Business Consulting. He regularly puts his competences to good use in voluntary actions, especially in the matter of the promotion of participatory citizenship.Contact
Oliver Mark (42) works at Logica in Germany as the Environmental Manager responsible for defining and implementing all activities in the areas of energy efficiency and environmental protection. As a consulting director, he is responsible for the service portfolio in this area and heads a team of business consultants in the areas of Sustainability and Energy & Utilities. He also serves as the alliance manager for the relationship with Intel. Mark has 17 years’ experience in the IT field, including six years in the development of business and the management of customer and partner relationships. Since 2008 he has been with Logica as a Principal and supported strategic projects in the field of sustainability (including Green IT) and IT strategy. Before Mark joined Logica, he was almost four years at Intel Solution Services, where responsibilities included service offerings in Enterprise Architecture and Data Center of the Future area. Previously, he was almost twelve years at IBM Global Services. He graduated with a degree in Business Informatics at the University of Cooperative Education of Mannheim. Mark Oliver lives in Ludwigshafen am Rhein. He is married and has one child. He represents Logica in the BITKOM GreenIT Alliance and who as Master Certified IT Architect, the Association of Open Group Enterprise Architects in Germany. As an author and editor, he has published ten books and countless articles - for example, he was involved in the publication of the GreenHR PERSONALmagazin and the special supplement of the FAZ to climate protectionContact
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Wim leads NL's Logica Innovation and Sustainability business consulting practice. Wim has almost 20 years of business experience in Telecommunications, Transport and the Public Sector and gained much experience to develop and implement innovative and sustainable solutions and projects in close co-operation with partners and customers. As a leader, Wim's unique skill is 'getting things rolling and done’ in dynamic environments. He combines a strong business sense and excellent (people) management skills. He has built this experience across the whole process, from strategy development and marketing/sales to the adjustment of processes and managing the implementation of IT systems. Wim initiated many projects and several studies such as Research on Business Model Innovation, Open Innovation, New Mobility Concepts and others. His practice works cross industry, combining industry knowledge with technology and creativity into new business. Most recent years his challenges have been primarily within the field of Smart Mobility - many times in public / private partnerships - and involved award winning sustainability solutions.Contact
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Tony Rooke leads Logica’s UK Sustainability Services Practice delivering sustainability advisory and projects for and with our clients. Our track record includes successful projects in smart grids, smart meters, electric vehicles, micro-generation, carbon finance, investment risk assessment for sustainability & smart city projects, new payments systems for sustainable infrastructure and organization strategy. He also is Logica’s global lead for Logica’s Carbon & Climate Change propositions which form a core part of Logica’s sector leading suite of sustainability technology services (Verdantix, 2011). Tony is a regular presenter on sustainability best practice, carbon reporting, energy efficiency and green IT at conferences across all vertical sectors. He has featured in many publications including the Times, Reuters, Environmental Finance, Computer Weekly, and Insider Business. Tony also advises on Logica’s internal sustainability development: he is deputy chair of the UK Corporate Responsibility team and acts as special advisor to both the UK and Global Environmental Steering Committees, providing direction on strategy, policy, stakeholder engagement and communications. This has helped Logica UK realise £30m in savings, >23% in carbon emissions reductions and by the leading business & technology company on the Sunday Times Greenest Companies list for 4 years in a row.Contact
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Martin Högenberg leads the Swedish Sustainability practice for Logica and is an innovative leader who has attracted attention nationally and internationally. He is known for shaping sustainability strategies for clients through people, business and technology, such as creating one of the greenest cities in Europe working with Växjö’s municipality climate commission. Martin often lectures at Swedish universities and conferences across Europe . His practice specialize in creating opportunities that drive real business and revenue to create a sustainable future today.Contact
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Hi, I am Theo Quick and I am currently leading Logica’s Intelligent Transport Systems Practice. My areas of expertise are ITS, Sustainability, Road Pricing, Asset Management, Mobile Working and Geospatial Information Systems. I have been Technical Director for ITS UK and IT Director for the Institute of Asset Management. I am very proactive in knowledge sharing and play an active role in many organisations. I am a member of the Technical Group of Automotive Council, a member of the Transport KTN Steering Group at the Technology Strategy Board and on the transportNewcastle Advisory Board, together with Logica’s relationships with ERTICO, Intellect, and various educational institutions and research laboratories, I also help to support and promote innovation and technological advancements in the global ITS space. Prior to this role, I set up the Asset management Practice at Logica and remain IT Director and patron at the Institute of Asset management; the professional body for those involved in acquisition, operation and care of physical assets, particularly critical infrastructure. I have a wide-ranging experience of the transport sector in Europe and the US, gained through consultancy, project management and systems development for leading companies in the sector. With 2 very young children, spare time is a bit of a luxury, but when possible I enjoy climbing.Contact
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Melba Foggo leads the Global Sustainability Services Practice for Logica Business Consulting. Melba operates at board level with clients across a number of industries: providing strategic insight and expert advice on creating commercial value and achieving sustainable outcomes for these businesses and for their customers. Prior to joining Logica, Melba was a founder and leader of Ernst & Young’s global Climate Change and Sustainability Services practice, established in 2008. Her earlier career was spent as a Forensic Accountant, and she has held leadership positions in the field of risk, compliance, investigations and disputes. Melba is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Treasurer and a Trustee for Global Cool, a green lifestyle organisation that inspires people to think and live differently, and a member of the ICAEW Sustainability CommitteeContact
Carsten is a Logica Partner and as Global Client Executive responsible for all business activities with one of Logica's major clients worldwide. He serves as a member of the Logica Group Utilities Sector Board, the Group Environmental Steering Committee as well as the Corporate Responsibility Steering Group at Logica in Germany. Carsten is also a professional Executive Coach and a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF). He acts as a mentor and corporate change agent inside and outside Logica.
Based on the combination of his Scientific Engineering Background, his Consultative Approach, his Global Business Development Experience and his strong Interpersonal Skills, Carsten enjoys working with Corporate Leaders who really want to think ahead on how to enable Corporate Responsibility sustainably.
In his passionate, thought provoking speeches and publications, which are often supported by latest scientific insight, Carsten embarks on a remarkable journey, identifying the Evolution of Consciousness as the most essential driver for a better future.
Rajesh has over ten years of international research and consulting experience in the area of Energy and Environment. He specializes in modelling Economics, Energy, Environment (3E) linkages. At Logica he focuses on developing innovative analytical solutions for emission cap and trade markets. He has worked with NIES Japan, BG Group, and Ernst & Young, before being bitten by the entrepreneurial bug in 2008 when he founded an analytics firm in the 3E space. He has been a consulting member and contributing author for UNEP's Global Environment Outlook-4. Dr. Nair has also been associated with the Asia Pacific Research Centre Stanford University, Max Planck University Germany and ECN Netherlands for modelling macro-economic energy and environment scenarios. Recently he has been invited by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to join the City's Green Sector International Advisory Board.
He has spoken extensively in international conferences on the economics of climate change mitigation. Time permitting; he looks forward to his teaching sessions on Energy and Environment Policy. Most recently he addressed students from the NYU Stern Business School and USC Marshal School of Business. He has several publications in peer reviewed international journals and has also co-authored a book on modelling 3 E linkages. His works have been cited extensively in Nobel Prize winning IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report.
In his spare time Rajesh loves doing his bit for the environment, playing golf and travelling with his family.
Stuart is Logica's global lead consultant for sustainability services. He has been a sustainability professional since 2005, specialising in carbon management, renewable energy and supply chain sustainability. Prior to this he spent six years as a supply chain and operations consultant with leading firms. His recent experience has included development of an energy efficiency implementation and financing service, low carbon design and supply chain footprinting for with manufacturing clients, helping hospitals and local authorities to green their procurement and managing the delivery of Europe's largest wind development programme outside the utilities sector.