Microsoft Booth Inauguration at Expo 2023 Doha
Aligned with the theme of Expo 2023 Doha, Microsoft celebrated the opening of their booth on December 4th, 2023. The inauguration, led by Mr. Mohammed Ali AlKhoori, Expo 2023 Doha Secretary General, featured the esteemed presence of Harold “Lee” Brayman, the United States Embassy’s Commercial Officer, and Srinivasa Murthy, Commercial Specialist representing the Foreign Commercial Service.
Situated in the Innovation Center within the International Zone, the booth showcases exciting Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovations and the latest data aimed at benefiting society by addressing the challenges of climate change and safeguarding nature for a more sustainable future. In line with Expo 2023 Doha, Mr. Mohammed Ali AlKhoori highlighted the significant technological transformation in the agricultural and horticultural sectors, emphasizing the crucial role of technology in establishing sustainable systems to address pressing environmental challenges.
Lana Khalaf, the General Manager of Microsoft Qatar, announced Microsoft’s commitment to progressing climate change strategies in accordance with the Qatar National Environment and Climate Change Strategy. She highlighted the importance of finding equilibrium among economic growth, social development, and environmental preservation. Ms. Khalaf highlighted Microsoft's dedication to ongoing collaboration with organizations in Qatar, providing insights, resources, and technology to help them achieve their climate objectives while fostering business growth and innovation.
Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability, the Emissions Impact Dashboards for Azure and M365, and Microsoft Sustainability Manager are among the remarkable initiatives presented by Microsoft at Expo 2023 Doha. These initiatives aim to reduce water consumption, carbon emissions, and physical footprint while still achieving their business goals.