Environmental Protection Specialist, U.S. Department of Energy
Cate Berard is the Team Lead for Sustainability in the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Sustainable Environmental Stewardship. Cate’s Team supports Departmental implementation of federal sustainability requirements, including energy and water efficiency, sustainable acquisition, environmental management systems, high-performance and sustainable buildings and campuses, and green remediation. The Team focuses on providing technical assistance, training, and recognition to DOE sites. Cate directly supports Departmental policies and programs related to electronics stewardship and data center efficiency and optimization. Cate participates in a variety of IT-related standard development activities through IEEE, NSF, and UL. She also co-chairs Federal Electronics Stewardship Working Group. Cate holds a B.S. from James Madison University and an M.S. from Johns Hopkins University.
This session features purchasers who were part of the multi-stakeholder GEC Sustainable Cloud Services Purchaser Guide working group and purchasers who are grappling with how to integrate sustainability in Cloud Services procurements. Speakers include the State of Minnesota, City of Austin, U.S. Department of Energy and the Department of Defense. The session will cover the … read more >>