Architecting for Sustainability - Kate Hargrove & Michael Fox

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 Aerin Booth, a Cloud Sustainability Consultant based in the UK.

This week Aerin is joined by Kate Hargrove & Michael Fox from Onix, a Cloud Consultancy company and networking organisation. The focus of the conversation is how to architect in the cloud sustainably. 

Kate & Micheal’s chosen charity for our £500 donation is St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. For more information and to donate you can visit their website:

The business who we have chosen to shine a light on for this episode is LifeStraw. We have featured them once before but they deserve another shoutout! LifeStraw are A B-Corp certified company selling re-usable water bottles with a built-in straw designed to filter out harmful bacteria, parasites, dirt and micro-plastics. LifeStraw’s Give Back program ensures that for every product sold, a child in need receives safe water for an entire year. Since its inception in 2014, the LifeStraw Give Back program has provided over 6 million kids with a year of safe water. For more info you can visit their website:

This podcast is brought to you by Cloud Sustainably, 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:

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