Morgan Stanley
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  • Nov 17, 2022

Schneider Electric: How Smart Buildings Could Save the Planet

Morgan Stanley sits down with Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and CEO of Schneider Electric, to talk about why the digitization of the physical world will not only curb carbon emissions, but will profoundly change business, industry and society.


The building and construction sector is one of the biggest contributors to global carbon emissions. Fortunately, the urgency to decarbonize buildings and industrial space is happening at a time when technology makes it possible to do so, says Jean-Pascal Tricoire, the chairman and chief executive officer of Schneider Electric.

In the latest episode of Exceptional Leaders / Exceptional Ideas, Tricoire—whose company is a global leader in energy management and automation—explains why the digitization of the physical world could be as transformative as the internet.

Watch this discussion with Schneider Electric’s CEO to learn about how digitizing the physical world could have profound implications for business, society and the planet. 

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