The Huawei TrustInTech Summit 2021 was held online recently, under the theme “Global Collaboration for Shared Value”.
Leaders from all over the world attended the event, including Neil Bush, Chairman of the George HW Bush Foundation for US-China Relations, Pascal Lamy, former Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), William Nordhaus, 2018 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Satvinder Singh, Deputy Secretary General of the ASEAN Economic Community, Derrick Pitts, Ambassador of the NASA Solar System, and Hou Jinlong, Senior Vice President of Huawei and Chairman of Huawei Digital Power .
Participants discussed the challenges we face in the global economy, environmental protection, livelihoods, technological innovation and many other key areas, and called for concerted efforts from countries and industries to meet these challenges.
Humanity has entered an era where interests, destinies and futures are all closely intertwined. A holistic societal approach is needed to address the common threats and challenges facing the global community. Pascal Lamy stressed that “we must mitigate de-globalization, in order to avoid making this world a worse place. “
Satvinder Singh, in his speech, highly appreciated the important role of the private sector like Huawei in promoting an inclusive and sustainable economic recovery in ASEAN and beyond. He also shared ASEAN’s development achievements and expressed willingness to cooperate in many areas including economy and trade, transport and materials, digital transformation, high performance computing and climate change.
Satvinder Singh called on all parties to act. “We must seize this opportunity to make our societal and economic recovery truly transformative by investing in solutions to the crisis that respond to the social, environmental and economic transitions necessary for our society and the planet,” said the Deputy Secretary General of the ‘ASEAN for ASEAN. Economic community.
Finding common ground while setting aside differences and building trust is the way to go. The digitization of industry, especially with regard to technological innovation in areas such as green energy, will provide new opportunities for all sectors around the world and make the world a better place. Today, the fight against climate change is a shared mission around the world, with many countries having announced low carbon commitments.
William Nordhaus said governments should increase investment in low-carbon technology and research. Hou Jinlong said, “Over the next 30 to 40 years, we will continue to see intelligence and low carbon gain ground. Becoming smart requires digital technologies, while reducing our carbon footprint requires power electronics technologies. As these trends progress, the global energy industry will shift from resource-dependent to technology-driven. “
As of September 30, 2021, Huawei Digital Power has helped customers generate 443.5 billion kWh of green electricity and save 13.6 billion kWh of electricity. This is equivalent to reducing carbon emissions by 210 million tonnes and planting 290 million trees.