Members

With a diverse and global member base and partnerships, GeSI fosters collaborative and innovative approaches to social and environmental sustainability.

 

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Project Portfolio

Our portfolio contains our latest thought leadership, tools and projects on how ICT is enabling sustainability.

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Thought Leadership

GeSI is the leading source for impartial, credible information on existing and emerging issues in the area of ICT and sustainability.

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What should we make of climate week ?
What should we make of Climate Week, held in New York at the end of September 2014? Climate Week is a comprehensive set of formal and informal, open and closed events anchored by a UN General Assembly (UNGA) meeting. The week includes events for governments, businesses, activists and the general public. And sometimes we even get to speak with each other in the same room!
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ICT for Sustainability, when ICT is also part of the solution
Last week, the second International Conference ICT4S (ICT for Sustainability) was held in Stockholm. I had the great opportunity to be part of a special session focusing on the industry perspective, and to share with the audience how ICT can be part of the solution for a more sustainable future.
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Smart water management through ICT-enabled energy networks
GeSI hosts successful workshop on ICT-enabled smart water management during the EU Sustainable Energy Week
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GeSI launches exciting new partnership with the UNFCCC
UNFCCC and GeSI partner on Momentum for Change initiative to highlight ICT solutions for climate change
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GeSI’s new report on Cloud – a timely complement to Alcatel-Lucent’s work in CloudBand and Nuage Networks
The Global eSustainability Initiative (GeSI), our leading trade association just published a report on cloud computing, with particular emphasis on the how cloud’s enabling technologies contribute towards a low-carbon economy.
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Providing the solution to the climate change challenge: the role of ICT in driving a sustainable future
The most recent climate change findings are alarming. The accumulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the Earth’s atmosphere is growing faster than originally predicted. If nothing is done, global GHG emissions are projected to rise by 12 per cent to 55 GtCO2e by 2020 and by 63 per cent over current levels to 80 GtCO2e by 2050. COP18, taking place in Doha, Qatar from 26 November to 7 December, provides one more opportunity for governments to discuss how they can reduce GHG emissions and prevent the catastrophic effects of climate change.
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Industry collaboration - taking big steps towards smaller carbon footprints
The first draft of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol ICT sector guidance was released for public comment in March 2012. The second draft is due to be published in August, with final publication planned for autumn 2012.
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Green Server

To practise what we preach the GeSI website is hosted on an environmentally-friendly data centre located in Toronto, Canada. Green methods were employed wherever possible in the construction and for the ongoing and future operation of the data centre.

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GeSI members are active around the world

Become a Member

Each of us has the opportunity to help change the world. Join GeSI to work directly with members of the ICT sector and the greater sustainability community worldwide to alter the direction of how technology influences sustainability.

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