Cities produce 70% of global CO2 emissions. But an innovative urban forestry project in Italy is working to slow global warming and clean the air.
The population of the world continues to increase. And by 2030, 60% of it will live in cities, which as of today, utilize 75% of the available natural resources and produce 70% of the global CO2 emissions.
UNITED NATIONS, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
In 2019, the City of Milan launched its Forestami project with the objective to seed 3 million trees by 2030. The goal? Improving life in Milan by providing cleaner air and counteracting the effects of climate change.
Our Meet the Hiring Manager series allows you to get to know the people who grow teams at VMware. You’ll learn about our hiring managers’ career paths and what they look for in candidates during the interview process. This week we’d like you to meet Marc Sindlinger.
VMware Careers: Marc, tell us about your career journey to date?
Every April, we have the opportunity to reflect on our environmental priorities and commitments. Sustainability is something many of us aspire to practice every day. But there is something about the seasons changing to Spring and the annual Earth Day celebrations that give us a chance to pause and think consciously about what more we can do.
Choose to challenge is this year’s International Women’s Day theme. Women in the technology industry have been doing this for decades. Today, in this highlight reel of stories, we celebrate the exceptional difference women make to tech, business and our world.
Communications intern Isabella Burton joined the VMware UK team amid the first stages of COVID-19. Now almost seven months into her internship, Isabella apprises her typical daily schedule and recounts her experience hunting for a placement amidst a global pandemic.
As businesses and people continue to adapt to our current global environment, we’re focusing on what we can do to help candidates and employees adjust and thrive in the future construct of working at VMware. To better understand the thinking behind the Future of Work initiative, I virtually connected with (left to right) Rich Lang, Sr. Vice President of HR; Ann Cleland, Director of Governance, HR Workforce Planning and Contingent Workforce; and Anthony Alvarado, Sr. Director, HR Workforce Planning and Contingent Workforce, to get their take on the topic.
Two attributes of VMware’s culture truly differentiate us as a company: innovation and choice. We are simultaneously committed to both. And nowhere is this more apparent than in our strategic approach to giving back.
At VMware, we have established an annual tradition of celebrating Pi Day each March 14 by embracing our core EPIC2 values and getting geeky about giving back. Pi is woven throughout VMware Foundation programs as a way to make them memorable and uniquely VMware.
I’ve served in many roles: U.S. Navy SEAL Commander, White House Fellow, private sector asset management, sales and operations, and now, chief digital transformation officer at VMware. I am often asked about what leading a SEAL team has in common with a world-class software company. I tell people that it’s all about mission, meaning and impact—no matter what hard challenges you’re working on.