Environmental sustainability/Wikimedia Foundation: What we've learned about environmental sustainability
Maathai · Sunday 12:15 - 13:00
Wikimedia Foundation- What we've learned about environmental sustainability. Recording of the session.
“[We are] committed to seeking ways to minimize the impact of our activities on the environment”
~ Wikimedia Board of Trustees, Feb 2017 Resolution
This session will review the environmental sustainability of the Wikimedia Foundation.
This session will address the conference theme —
— in the following manner: Wikimedia, Free Knowledge and the Sustainable Development Goals
This session will detail what we’ve learned from a recent assessment of the Wikimedia Foundation’s overall environmental sustainability. We’ll review the Foundation’s strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for a sustainable future.
At the end of
the session, the following will have been achieved:
A better understanding of the Wikimedia Foundation’s current overall environmental sustainability and practices along with an insight into potential next steps.
Space at Wikimania 2019 will have specific format requests. The program design prioritises submissions which are future-oriented and directly engage the audience. The format of this submission is a:
Presentation with a Question & Answer session
The session will work best with these conditions:
This session will need a projector and screen.
As this will be mostly a presentation with a potential lengthy Q&A, I think a lot of people will be interested to just listen and ask questions. Maybe a room big enough for 50 people?
The introduction can be recorded. We'd like to have notes taken in an etherpad document (or whatever is appropriate).