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Keeping the lights on

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With operations in over 100 countries and over 135,000 employees, Schneider Electric is one of the world's leading energy management and automation companies, with particular emphasis on digitalization and the transition to a low carbon economy as part of their innovation model. How have they met the challenge of maintaining critical infrastructure and commitments to local organizations during the global crisis? What role will technology such as AI play in their industry in the face of smart working, new travel behavior, and changing consumer habits in the coming months?

In this session, Mike Rosenberg, IESE's professor, discusses with Emmanuel Lagarrigue (AMP-10), Schneider's Chief Innovation officer and member of its Global Executive Committee, on the ways SARS-CoV-2 has altered both the energy sector and the pace of digital transformation, discuss the outlook on sustainability strategies, and how the company is gearing up for the post-crisis world.
Bibliographic citation: IESE INSIGHT, (2020). Keeping the lights on. energy and innovation in the days ahead.
Date: 01/05/2020
Author(s): IESE Insight
Document type: Session
Department: Strategic Management
Languages: English
Year of the events: 2020
Geographic area: Global