【DE】IFA 2022: Keynote – Smart Home is the intelligent option for a sustainable future

In her keynote at IFA 2022, Gwenaelle Avice-Huet, Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer at SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC, talks about energy savings thanks to new smart home technologies.


According to a study by the UN, households today cause 20 percent of global CO2 emissions. In her keynote at IFA 2022, Gwenaelle Avice-Huet, Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer at SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC, will explain how smart home technologies and energy savings can help reduce CO2 emissions and be part of the solution for a climate-friendly world.


According to a study commissioned by SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC in 2021, more than half of consumers aim to reduce their CO2 consumption in-house to net zero. In times of rising energy prices, this is a desirable goal from both a sustainable and financial point of view. Energy and cost efficiency in your own four walls are therefore a top priority for many people worldwide.


For an efficient home

“By combining digitization and energy, Schneider Electric gives consumers the opportunity to make their home more efficient, sustainable, networked and individual while maintaining their comfort,” explains Gwenaelle Avice-Huet. “In the house of the future, for which we develop innovations, the focus is on intelligent energy management. In this way, we want to make sustainability accessible to all and further decarbonize our planet.”


In her keynote entitled “Smart Home is the Smart Option for a Sustainable Future”, Avice-Huet, who was named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2018 and awarded the French Order of Merit in 2019, will talk about the effects of our daily lives, our way of thinking and our consumer behavior on global climate change. She also explains how to ensure that everyone in society can benefit from smart home energy technologies and enjoy a more sustainable home. Visitors to IFA 2022 can experience the smart developments of SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC at the company’s stand in hall 5.2a | 123.


On the 3rd In September 2022, Gwenaelle Avice-Huet will give her keynote at 5 p.m. on the convention stage of the IFA 2022 in Hall 23.


About IFA Berlin

IFA, the world’s most important innovation platform for leading consumer and home electronics brands, is the most efficient industry and communication meeting place for industry, trade and media. IFA 2022 will take place from the 2nd to the 6th September in Berlin.



About Messe Berlin

Berlin has been a trade fair location for 200 years, one of the most important worldwide for many decades. As a state-owned trade fair company, Messe Berlin makes a significant contribution to this. She designs, markets and organizes hundreds of live events every year. Its broad portfolio includes the global brands and leading trade fairs IFA, InnoTrans, ITB, FRUIT LOGISTICA and the International Green Week as well as major conferences and outstanding events, such as the fan mile at the Brandenburg Gate. With around 90 foreign offices, Messe Berlin distributes its events in over 170 countries. At the events at the headquarters under the radio tower in Berlin alone, around 25,000 media representatives from all over the world are accredited every year. The aim is to be an outstanding host to visitors at all Messe Berlin events, to give the best possible business impulses and to ensure fair conditions for everyone. This self-image is reflected in the company motto: Messe Berlin – Hosting the World.


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