Global Financial Services Firm Cuts Costs, Carbon Emissions

AXA cut travel costs by €100 million over a three-year period.

AXA cut travel costs by €100 million over a three-year period.

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With Cisco's help, we have positioned AXA as a key player in the field of green ICT strategy.
- Vinny Cohan, Chief Technology Officer, AXA

Challenge

Improve internal communication, save travel costs, and enhance the effectiveness of green initiatives.

  • Leverage collective knowledge and experience of global workforce through collaboration
  • Enhance the productivity and effectiveness of senior executives
  • Cut travel costs while reducing global carbon footprint

Solution

AXA turned to Cisco Services for help in designing and implementing a unique TelePresence solution which provides a life-like experience that easily replaces traditional in-person meetings.

Results

A global network of 43 TelePresence rooms in 14 countries allows executives and employees to make better use of their time while meeting sustainability goals.

  • Cut travel costs by €100 million over three-year period
  • Reduced CO2 emissions by 240,000 metric tons over same timeframe
  • Eliminated 15,000 employee business trips

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AXA cut travel costs by €100 million over a three-year period.

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