When it Comes to Acting on Climate Change the Time for Ambition has Expired.

Mahesh Aswani Technical Director at Versent

Mahesh Aswani

Cloud Sustainability Architect

October 7, 2022

“The greenest energy is the energy we don’t use”

Martin Rossen, Senior Vice President, Head of Group Communication and Sustainability at Danfoss, Nov 2021

In recent years, businesses and governments have come under unprecedented pressure to substantiate sustainability commitments with practical action.

No longer is environmental sustainability considered to be the responsibility of just a few industries – if our climate is to be protected, sustainable business is now seen as a global priority.

Businesses and governments are feeling immense pressure to break down broad commitments into tactical targets and action plans and start executing and reporting on them. By defining sustainable emission targets, organisations are far better equipped to translate ambition into action and realise the environmental benefits that are being demanded from them.

Versent’s Sustainability Advisory Services work with organisations to help meet & maintain their targets. Our sustainability approach is to utilise our expertise in implementing efficient cloud solutions. Simply put cloud consumption = billing = emissions.

By utilising hyper-scale cloud technologies, our customers are already saving up to 80% of their emissions due to hardware & facilities efficiency and renewables. Versent builds on this by further optimising our customer’s consumption and converting the concept of “Carbon Intensity” and the “Carbon Footprint” to auditable, reportable and monetisable data.

Achieving sustainability from the outset

Versent’s Green Brick Road

Versent’s Green Brick Road (GBR) is a strategic assessment that helps our customers make the right decisions to build more sustainable businesses.

The GBR identifies cloud savings in relation to technology, people & processes that align with our customer’s sustainability targets. The GBR supports our customers in making the right long-term sustainability decisions.

The GBR focuses on;

Versent’s Green Well-Architected Reviews

Versent’s Green Well-Architected Review is an architectural assessment of our customer’s cloud workloads focusing on the environmental impacts of the architecture and providing Versent’s best practice recommendations to reduce these impacts.

The Green Well-Architected Review focuses on;

Versent’s GreenOps

Versent’s GreenOps is our approach to ensuring our customers are able to maintain their sustainable practices in the long term by building sustainability into operations.

By building long-term relationships through our Managed Services offering, Versent continues to manage the measuring, reporting and monetisation of carbon emissions through local government schemes.


About 90% of Australians are more likely to purchase ethical and sustainable products, with 85% preferring brands and retailers to be transparent about their sustainability efforts. Brand reputation is no longer only tied to quality products and customer service, but also to an organisation’s green practices. Consumers seek out the businesses that not only pledge climate strategies but also act and report on them.

Versent’s new Sustainability Advisory Services has the experience and knowledge to help guide your organisation in identifying, reducing, managing and capitalising on your cloud carbon emissions to ensure organisational sustainability targets are being continuously met.

Get in touch and one of our consultants will reach out to chat about how we can help ensure your cloud services assist your organisation in meeting its sustainability goals.

To discuss Versent’s Sustainability Advisory Services please contact:

Mahesh Aswani
Cloud Sustainability Architect, Versent


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