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Welcome to the GeSI blog where we will keep you updated on our activities and projects as well as the most salient sustainability issues of today. We would welcome your feedback and comments. Be part of the discussion on how ICT is enabling sustainability!

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Roman Smith

Roman Smith

Director-Sustainability Operations, Corporate Sustainability & Philanthropy, AT&T

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Elaine Weidman

Elaine Weidman

President of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility (CR) for the Ericsson Group worldwide

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Gabrielle Giner

Gabrielle Giner

Programme Manager, BT Better Future Programme

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Luis Neves

Luis Neves

GeSI Chairman/Group Climate Change and Sustainability Officer, Deutsche Telekom

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Katrina Destree Cochran

Katrina Destree Cochran

Director, Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement, Alcatel-Lucent

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Kevin Moss

Kevin Moss

Programme Director, Net Good, BT Group

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What should we make of climate week ?

Kevin Moss | October 10, 2014

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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What should we make of climate week ?

Kevin Moss | October 10, 2014

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

Luis Neves | September 10, 2014

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

Katrina Destree Cochran | July 9, 2014

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

Luis Neves | December 2, 2013

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

Katrina Destree Cochran | July 8, 2013

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

Luis Neves | December 3, 2012

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

Gabrielle Giner | August 11, 2012

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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