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Perspectives on Sustainability: Time to roll up our sleeves and get to work

Five Take-Aways from Portman Partners’ and The Tech Capital’s Panel - Perspectives on Sustainability, by Peter Hannaford, senior partner at Portman Partners.

Updated December 02, 2021 / Original December 02, 2021

The COP26 Globe at the Hydro. Source: Karwai Tang/ UK Government

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By Peter Hannaford

Senior Partner, Portman Partners

13 Mins

December 02, 2021 | 4:32 PM GMT

World leaders recently met in Glasgow for the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference (COP26) with a goal of agreeing on solutions to the inarguably climate change-induced extinction-level event facing the world’s populations.. An unprecedented pre-conference television PSA produced by the UN, featured a warning from a dinosaur crashing the General Assembly to pose the question of whether we, humans who, unlike the dinosaurs, have created much of the problem, will do anything to solve it, and save ourselves.  Certainly not a singular cause of the climate crisis, but an important factor of many, data centers must play a pivotal role in answering that question.

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