• Winners of United Nations climate solutions awards announced today
    Winners of United Nations climate solutions awards announced today Post Date: 2014-11-25, From a multi-million-dollar initiative unlocking climate finance across Latin America to an enterprise building climate-friendly homes in Africa, to an ICT-enabled early-warning system protecting people from floods in the Indian Himalayan region, 12 inspiring projects were announced today as winners...

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  • Information and knowledge sharing to help resource managment
    Information and knowledge sharing to help resource managment Post Date: 2014-11-07, In today’s world we are confronted with major challenges: Climate change, economic crisis, nature preservation are some amongst the ones that we have to deal with. If we compare an aerial photo of the world today with the same image from 30 years ago, we will see from the light distribution, that ur...

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  • What should we make of climate week ?
    What should we make of climate week ? Post Date: 2014-10-10, What should we make of Climate Week, held in New York at the end of September 2014?  

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  • ICT for Sustainability, when ICT is also part of the solution
    ICT for Sustainability, when ICT is also part of the solutionPost Date: 2014-09-10, 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
    Smart water management through ICT-enabled energy networksPost Date: 2014-07-09, During the EU Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels, I had the pleasure to moderate a unique workshop hosted by the Global eSustainability Initiative (GeSI), “Smart water management through ICT-enabled energy networks”. It was unique because of the wide range of issues covered: the UN’s increased atte...

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  • GeSI launches exciting new partnership with the UNFCCC
    GeSI launches exciting new partnership with the UNFCCCPost Date: 2013-12-02, As the world faces increasing environmental challenges, the imperative for shifting economic development onto a green, resource efficient growth pathway is clear. According to GeSI’s SMARTer2020 report, ICT solutions have the potential to reduce global greenhouse emissions by 9.1 GtCO2e by 2020 – th...

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  • GeSI’s new report on Cloud – a timely complement to Alcatel-Lucent’s work in CloudBand and Nuage Networks
    GeSI’s new report on Cloud – a timely complement to Alcatel-Lucent’s work in CloudBand and Nuage NetworksPost Date: 2013-07-08, By Katrina Destrée Cochran (@KatrinaDestree) Director, Sustainability & Stakeholder Engagement, and Philippe Richard, VP, Green & Energy Efficiency, Corporate CTO.

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  • Providing the solution to the climate change challenge: the role of ICT in driving a sustainable future
    Providing the solution to the climate change challenge: the role of ICT in driving a sustainable futurePost Date: 2012-12-03, 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 c...

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  • Industry collaboration - taking big steps towards smaller carbon footprints
    Industry collaboration - taking big steps towards smaller carbon footprintsPost Date: 2012-08-11, 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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