Research & Innovation Executive, IBM Research - IBM Watson

Aqua farmers are giving back to the oceans – with technology

Our oceans sustain us. They give us oxygen and they capture carbon dioxide. They feed us and they provide a wage to 40 million people across the world. They bring us joy and they show us beauty. But we are not sustaining our oceans in return.  We are taking more from them than can be replenished. We […]

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Create a better world with a more fair and ethical AI

Just like electricity changed the last centuries for the better, AI will transform this era. AI can help society scale new heights – making us healthier, more prosperous and more sustainable. But as we celebrate and anticipate AI’s enormous potential for economic and social good, there are - as with any new wave of technology - questions and concerns.

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IBM Research is reshaping the scene of sustainable batteries

How about a new sustainable battery solution made predominantly from saltwater that could replace lithium-ion batteries? Yes, that is exactly what IBM Research‘s Battery Lab is currently in the process of testing and further developing. These new batteries are free of any heavy metals. Combining materials science, molecular chemistry, electrical engineering, advanced battery lab equipment, […]

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IBM Supercomputer Summit Attacks Coronavirus…

The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has deployed the world’s most powerful and smartest supercomputer built by IBM. The name of the machine is: Summit. It fights against COVID-19. Summit provides scientists with unbelievable computing power, targeting challenges in energy, AI, Human health and more. Summit is a perfect fit for the […]

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The Latest Insights on Digital Technology and the Environment

Big data offers an unprecedented opportunity for scientific progress that can address our most pressing environmental concerns. As a result, it can also improve our living conditions, according to the recently published report Digital technology and the environment.   Applying digital technologies to environmental data, can make it easier to manage conditions we encounter in our surroundings. Digital […]

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SustAInable Climate Actions

According to a recent report[1] from our business partner Capgemini, AI can help enterprises reach up to 45% of the targeted 2-degree limitation of the Paris Climate Agreement.  There are not very many technologies like AI, that span across industries on all levels with the potential to optimize energy usage, reduce wastage, and support complex […]

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Think exponentially in your sustainability journey

If Denmark is to achieve its goal for 2030 of a 70 percent reduction in CO2 emissions, good intentions and small adjustments in business are not enough. Sustainability must be considered in all layers, and both business models, products and processes must be rethought based on environmental, ethical and circular parameters. The new technologies should […]

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How cloud and AI work together

The majority of IT leaders think that a unified cloud, data and AI platform is crucial to long-term success according to the Oxford Economics study report “Greater than the sum of their parts: How cloud and AI work together”. A teaser of the report Oxford Economics and IBM have surveyed 6,000 CIOs, CTOs, and senior […]

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How to Convert Good Intentions to Real Sustainability – Adopt YGWYM!

There’s an old expression that says “You Get What You Measure” (YGWYM).  This may be a little clichéd, but it generally holds true within organizations and processes. It’s our nature as humans to shoot for the objectives that have been set, and it is human nature to pay particular attention to the actionable metrics which are […]

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