List of All Reports

 
  • Fixed network operator energy efficiency benchmark
    Fixed network operator energy efficiency benchmark
    Energy efficiency and carbon management are becoming increasingly important for ICT companies as they focus on driving down environmental footprint. Telecom operators need to be able to understand how they can improve their energy efficiency performance in relation to their peers. Unfortunately repo...

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  • Measuring the energy reduction impact of selected broadband-enabled activities within households
    Measuring the energy reduction impact of selected broadband-enabled activities within households
    The GeSI study examines the link between broadband usage and energy reduction in regard to simple and convenient online activities such as telecommuting, using the Internet as a primary news source, online banking, e-commerce and downloading music. Entitled “Measuring the Energy Reduction Impa...

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  • GeSI SMARTer2020: the role of ICT in driving a sustainable future
    GeSI SMARTer2020: the role of ICT in driving a sustainable future
    GeSI's SMARTer2020 report demonstrates how the increased use of information and communication technology (ICT) such as video conferencing and smart building management could cut the projected 2020 global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 16.5%, amounting to $1.9 trillion in gross energy and fuel sav...

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  • An energy-aware survey of ICT device power supplies
    An energy-aware survey of ICT device power supplies
    The report was jointed commissioned by GeSI and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). It presents the conclusions of an analysis of the mechanical, electrical and environmental characteristics of most commercially available external power supplies. More than 300 devices were verified and...

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  • An energy-aware survey of mobile phone chargers
    An energy-aware survey of mobile phone chargers
    The GeSI report analyses the most commercially available mobile phone chargers and a number of handheld devices to evaluate the correlation between their rated power and mechanical and electrical characteristics. The report's findings served as crucial input in the development of an international st...

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  • Evaluating the carbon reducing impacts of ICT - an assessment methodology
    Evaluating the carbon reducing impacts of ICT - an assessment methodology
    The GeSI report “Evaluating the Carbon-Reducing Impacts of ICT: An Assessment Methodology” contributes to realising ICT’s promise through providing a practical and consistent methodology and roadmap for assessing ICT’s capacity to enable the transition to a low-carbon economy...

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  • Tracing a path forward: a study of the challenges of the supply chain for target metals used in electronics
    Tracing a path forward: a study of the challenges of the supply chain for target metals used in electronics
    Seeking greater understanding of the challenges and potential pathways to greater transparency in their product supply chains, GeSI and the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) asked RESOLVE to research the supply chain for electronics products starting with three metals: tin, tantalum,...

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  • Using ICTs to tackle climate change
    Using ICTs to tackle climate change
    Commissioned by GeSI and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the report shows how ICT can be used in a number of ways to meet the requirements of the three main pillars of the Bali Action Plan arising from COP-13 in December 2007: enhanced action on adaptation, cooperative action to red...

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  • ICT sustainability through innovation- GeSI activity report 2009
    ICT sustainability through innovation- GeSI activity report 2009
    The June 2009 Activity Report marked GeSI’s first year as a legal independent entity, and international non-profit organisation with an office in Brussels. During that year, we established a foundation, launched subsequent SMART 2020 regional reports, and increased our membership and partnersh...

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  • SMART 2020 Enabling the low-carbon economy in the information age
    SMART 2020 Enabling the low-carbon economy in the information age
    GeSI published “SMART 2020 Enabling the low-carbon economy in the information age” in June 2008 – the first major study identifying the significant contribution the ICT industry can make to creating a low-carbon economy. The report also includes a series of objectives to reduce the...

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