It was a big moment when I got to announce Mozilla's Climate Commitments. It's a milestone for Mozilla as an organisation and certainly everyone on the sustainability team. We are incredibly proud to finally be able to share this.You can read more about our pledge on the Mozilla blog, in short:1. Mozilla is firmly committed... Continue Reading →
The good thing about 2020? It is almost over. It has been difficult and disruptive and I can’t count the times where I was just so exhausted, tired, frustrated, sad, angry, exasperated — at the world, at isolation, lockdown, the emotional drain, anything and everything. Yet, as I wrote a brief recap for my colleagues... Continue Reading →
It was a proud moment indeed: After months and months of work with contributions from over 50 data owners working with data engineering, legal and trust, marketing as well as many more individuals, we finally released Mozilla's greenhouse gas emissions baseline report. It's been quite the learning journey, thank you to everyone involved, including those... Continue Reading →
In March 2020, Michelle Thorne and I announced office tours of the Museum of the Fossilized Internet as part of our new Sustainability programme. Then the pandemic hit, and we teamed up with the Mozilla Mixed Reality team to make it more accessible while also demonstrating the capabilities of social VR with Hubs. We now... Continue Reading →
Sustainability is not just about ticking a few boxes by getting your Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG) inventory, adopting goals for reduction and mitigation, and accounting in shape. Any transformation towards sustainability also needs culture change. Read the full post on the Mozilla Blog.
You can read the full post including process, strategic goals, and the four principles we've set for engaging on this issue on the Mozilla Blog: https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2020/05/28/mozillas-journey-to-environmental-sustainability/ All I can say: It feels really good to finally be able to share a first insight into my new role, the challenges and opportunities that come with it.... Continue Reading →
Welcome to the Museum of the Fossilized Internet. This museum was founded in 2050 to commemorate two decades of a fossil-free internet and to invite museum visitors to experience what the coal and oil-powered internet of 2020 was like. Gasp at the horrors of surveillance capitalism. Nod knowingly at the plague of spam. Be baffled... Continue Reading →
Last year, the many concerning headlines about the state of the internet prompted us into action. “It seems like we’re at a crossroads where we should take a step back to critically revisit what we envision for the future of our digital lives — and how we can bring about the change that we want... Continue Reading →
It’s generally accepted that democracy is in crisis worldwide, and that spaces for civic participation are shrinking. Meanwhile, the so-called “techlash” is polarising debates around how governments around the world should govern the internet and social media. For years, I’ve heard people talk about fostering dialogue between diverse stakeholder groups and the importance of soliciting... Continue Reading →
If we want technology that values well-being over engagement, we need to rebuild trust between users and tech companies. Read the full piece on DW Akademie.