Diverse & Inclusive Businesses are More Sustainable - Arfah Farooq

Welcome to Public Cloud for Public Good, a bi-weekly newsletter and podcast focused on making the world a better place. Whether that’s making peoples lives better, building services in the public & third sectors or thinking about coding more sustainably. This podcast is hosted by Aaron Booth, a Cloud Sustainability Consultant based in the UK.

This week Aaron is joined by Arfah Farooq, Community Builder, Angel Investor, Facilitator, Diversity & Inclusion Expert and Keynote Speaker. Today we’ll be focusing on sustainability in tech in terms of diversity, inclusion and community building. For more information on everything that Arfah is up to you can check out her website: https://arfahfarooq.com

Arfah’s chosen charity for our £500 donation is Muslamic Makers who are helping the next generation of Muslim change-makers level up across the tech industry and beyond. For more information and to get involved you can visit their website: https://muslamicmakers.com

The business who we have chosen to shine a light on for this episode is Skoot. They offer a range of simple solutions to a complex problem, no matter where you are on your journey to net-zero. They identify your carbon footprint, supply unique tools to avoid carbon emissions, and provide quality climate solutions to offset the rest. Skoot are building a climate-conscious community that says, "f&*k you carbon!" For more info you can visit their website: https://skoot.eco

This podcast is brought to you by Embue, a consultancy company helping businesses get a handle on their cloud spending and even reduce their environmental impact on the world at the same time: https://embue.co.uk

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