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Rockwell Automation's CIO Explains Why Sustainability Needs to Be Part of a CIO's Strategy

Published 01-27-22

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Chris Nardecchia, Rockwell Automation, senior vice president and Chief Information and Digital Officer
Chris Nardecchia, Rockwell Automation, senior vice president and Chief Information and Digital Officer

MILWAUKEE, January 27, 2022, /CSRwire/ - Chief Information Officers (CIOs) are in the best position to help organizations broaden sustainability efforts to address environment, social and governance (ESG) impacts according to Chris Nardecchia, Rockwell Automation’s (NYSE: ROK) senior vice president and Chief Information and Digital Officer. He outlined the reasons why in a recent column for the Fast Company Executive Board.

Nardecchia writes, “As people, CIOs should be deeply aware and concerned about ESG practices. As leaders, CIOs have an opportunity to champion digital transformation and implement systems that provide data to influence ESG improvements.

“Organizations that have successfully undergone digital transformation have a chance to expand that work to include sustainability initiatives. The two go together because when you make data easier to access, decision-makers can understand and use that data in real-time.

“CIOs are the ones making the choices—from data infrastructure to technology—and those investments will accelerate a company’s ability to reach sustainability targets and achieve ESG goals.”

Read Nardecchia’s entire column and learn more how Rockwell is helping customers reduce environmental impacts and achieve sustainability objectives.

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Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 25,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries. To learn more about how we are bringing the Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises, visit www.rockwellautomation.com.

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