Pierre LAGARDE

Principal Program Manager, Analytics Platform Systemn (APS)

Program Manager at Microsoft Corp in the Windows & Device division. My mission is to support software developers and publishers on Microsoft platforms to accelerate the use of tomorrow's technologies and invent new uses. My transversal mission this year is to support our partners in the development of applications and services on sustainability topics thus contribute to the reduction of Microsoft's Scope 3 carbon emissions.

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Measuring the carbon impact of web browsing

Search, simple click, simple letter typed in the search box have an impact on the environment when browsing Internet. Under Windows, the user spends on average 60% of his time in the browser; all of his actions can be measured and therefore can be optimized to reduce carbon emissions. How can we change our behavior? How to know your ...

Remote working: How organizations can achieve their sustainability goals

By massively increasing the Hybrid Work usage (time spent in meetings has more than doubled globally, and over 40 billion more emails were delivered in February of this year compared with last. Source : Microsoft releases findings and considerations from one year of remote work in Work Trend Index - Stories), the health crisis has not only...

We need a Yuka for electricity to ease the energy transition

At the end of 2020, in the midst of the COVID crisis, Emmanuel Macron, French President, called for a Yuka-like application to be made available to everyone to measure all product's carbon footprint. Un « score carbone » pour évaluer l’impact environnemental des produits ? J’y suis favorable. Nous pouvons créer ensemble le @...

VLC Energy Optimization With GPU

For the past few years, sustainable software engineering has arisen as one of the major topics in the daily discussions I have with software developers. Due to the advancements in technology, as well as the increasing awareness we share on climate change and the overall impact of tech on the environment, sustainable software engineering is now...