Axis to lead the conversation on sustainability at Expo 2020 December 7th , Sweden Pavilion

Axis to lead the conversation on sustainability at Expo 2020 December 7th , Sweden Pavilion

With Expo 2020 underway, Axis Communications is engaged in sharing insights and showcasing the role of new technologies in the world of tomorrow.

As an official partner of the Sweden Pavilion, the leader in security and surveillance is hosting six transformative technology conferences from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 in the event’s Sustainability District in Dubai.

The third conference titled ‘Share in the discovery of a sustainable future’ will take place on 7 December 2021. The conference will put the topic of sustainability front and centre, with Axis and industry experts exploring specific areas of impact and business operation.

“The conference is symbolic of a desire to set the standard across our industry globally,” explained Ettiene van der Watt, Regional Director, Axis Communications, MEA. “We are dedicated to monitoring our environmental impact and engaging in ethical business practice. Our product design takes sustainability into account with factors such as material selection and lifecycle. Meanwhile, our pledge to the UN Global Compact illustrates our commitment to universal labour and environmental principles.”

Lars Åberg, Chief Marketing Officer at Axis, and Verena Rathjen, Axis Vice President EMEA, will open the conference, leading into a day of speakers who will touch on a range of topics. From the importance of sustainable business practices on the environment and people, to the role of technology in realising a sustainable future, the event promises to be incredibly insightful.

Speakers include Atul Rajput, the company’s Director of Channel Partners & End Customers EMEA,who will speak on the sustainability dilemma companies face and innovations that address global challenges. Alicia Dauth, Senior Environmental Consultant at AESG, will dive into the role of  technology-based solutions for the future. Pontus Nilsson and Misha Rattan, HR Manager and HR Generalist at Axis – MEA and Middle Europe, will explore diversity, equality, and inclusion and what those terms mean for the company and its future.

To end off the presentations, Misha Rattan will touch on the company’s long-term corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, followed by Ettiene van der Watt, Regional Director – Middle East & Africa at Axis, who will provide closing remarks.

“Sustainability begins and ends with a commitment, manifested by immediate action,” van der Watt added. “By exploring multiple facets of the subject and how it is prevalent to every corner of business practice, we are able to change, adapt, or transform so that with every product and service offering, we take quicker and wider steps to a future defined by sustainability.”

To find out more and register to share in the discovery of a sustainable future on 7 December 2021, click here. Additional information about Axis’ participation in Expo 2020 is available here.


About Axis Communications 

Axis enables a smarter and safer world by creating network solutions that provide insights for improving security and new ways of doing business. As the industry leader in network video, Axis offers products and services for video surveillance and analytics, access control, intercom and audio systems. Axis has more than 3,8​00 dedicated employees in over 50 countries and collaborates with partners worldwide to deliver customer solutions. Axis was founded in 1984 and has its headquarters in Lund, Sweden. For more information about Axis, please visit our website

Join Axis Communications at the World Expo 2020  

As the industry leader in network solutions that enable a smarter and safer world, Axis is proud to be part of the World Expo 2020 in Dubai from 1 October 2021 – 31 March 2022. To honour its Swedish heritage and ongoing commitment to sustainability, Axis will be representing Sweden as an official partner of the Sweden Pavilion at the World Expo’s Sustainability District. As governments and citizens across the world shift their focus to sustainability and safety, Axis will be showcasing its intelligent security solutions for smart cities.  

By merging technology and data, Axis’s solutions for the future empower city authorities to better understand and manage key areas of urban life, including the environment, mobility, and public safety, ultimately creating better cities to live in. Axis will also be hosting high-impact events during the expo, touching on topics like dependable technology for a changing world and the power of partnership. Interact with the Axis team, explore innovation, and create opportunities at the World Expo 2020   

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