Sustainability at Oracle OpenWorld
By Evelyn Neumayr on Sep 20, 2011
Oracle will again have a strong sustainability focus at its upcoming Oracle OpenWorld conference on October 2-6 in San Francisco. There will be plenty of sustainability sessions where Oracle customers and sustainability experts will discuss how Oracle products help customers reduce their carbon footprint as well as reduce their costs. Did you know that Oracle has been running Oracle OpenWorld as a model sustainable event since 2007?
Learn about all the sustainability-related activities during Oracle OpenWorld. But if you can't make it to everything, make sure you don't miss:
- Eco-Enterprise Innovation Awards and the Business Case for Sustainability (Session 27126)
Wednesday Oct. 5, 10:15 a.m. -- Moscone West Room 2003
In this executive session, Oracle's Chairman of the Board Jeff Henley honors 12 customers with Oracle's Eco-Enterprise Innovation award. These awards are presented to select customers and their partners that are using Oracle products to both take an environmental lead as well as improve their business efficiencies by engaging in green business practices. The awards presentation is followed by a lively discussion with a panel of customers and Oracle executives who will discuss sustainability strategies for business operational efficiency using Oracle products.
- Introducing Oracle E-Business Suite Environmental Accounting and Reporting (Session 18012)
Monday Oct. 3, 5:00 p.m. -- Moscone West Room 3011
Learn about Oracle's new product that enables companies to collect the necessary information for reporting on greenhouse gas emissions, water, waste, and other environmental metrics.
- Make sure to visit the demogrounds -- especially the demo booth for Oracle Sustainability Solutions for Enabling the Eco-Enterprise in Moscone West, Demo Booth 8160
There are lots more sustainability-focused sessions, including Sustainability Reporting: Integrating with Financial Reporting; Sustainability Sensor Data Management: Trends, Strategy, and What's New; and Why Should Utilities Care About Global Standards for Sustainability Reporting? It should be another great year for sustainability at Oracle OpenWorld.