• Momentum for Change: successful ICT Solutions Event held at COP/20
    Momentum for Change: successful ICT Solutions Event held at COP/20
    Post Date: 2014-12-11Thought leaders and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) stakeholders gathered at a side event at COP20 in Lima to discuss the critical role of ICT in tackling climate change. Sectors like transportation or power are already deploying ICT-based solutions to reduce energy use, cut greenhous...

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  • GeSI announces 2015 board of directors
    GeSI announces 2015 board of directors
    Post Date: 2014-11-20On November 20, the new GeSI Board of Directors took office. Deutsche Telekom, Verizon, and ETNO representatives were elected Chair, Vice-Chair, and Treasurer respectively. BT, Ericsson, Orange, Microsoft, the ITU, and Swisscom, and were also officially inducted at the Board meeting which took place...

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  • GeSI's new materiality report officially presented at the BSR Conference Dinner (New York, 5 Novembe
    GeSI's new materiality report officially presented at the BSR Conference Dinner (New York, 5 Novembe
    Post Date: 2014-11-06GeSI and BSR’s Center for Technology and Sustainability organized a joint dinner conversation at the annual BSR Conference. The event, which brought together a group of ICT companies and leaders from key sectors such as transport, energy and healthcare, was the occasion to officially present the 201...

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  • GeSI Chairman congratulates Houlin Zhao and Malcolm Johnson on their election to the ITU leadership
    GeSI Chairman congratulates Houlin Zhao and Malcolm Johnson on their election to the ITU leadership
    Post Date: 2014-10-27The ITU 19th Plenipotentiary Conference has concluded with the election of the organization’s new Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General. Houlin Zhao of China was elected as new Secretary-General. Mr Zhao previously served as ITU’s Deputy Secretary-General and Director of the ITU’s Telecomm...

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  • GeSI Chairman Luis Neves elected to the Board of the World Resources Forum Association
    GeSI Chairman Luis Neves elected to the Board of the World Resources Forum Association
    Post Date: 2014-06-12The World Resources Forum Association (WRFA) has elected Luis Neves, Chair of the Global eSustainability Inititiave (GeSI), as a Board member. The World Resources Forum Association is a partner organization of GeSI and provides a platform to promote innovation in resource productivity by bringing to...

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  • Momentum for Change 2013 activity report published
    Momentum for Change 2013 activity report published
    Post Date: 2014-06-10The UNFCCC has released today its 2013 activity report on the Momentum for Change initiative. The initiative aims at highlighting examples of successful projects addressing both climate change and social and environmental challenges.

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  • New guide launched on sustainability in real life focus on the business case for supply chain sustai
    New guide launched on sustainability in real life focus on the business case for supply chain sustai
    Post Date: 2014-05-28A new guide was published today on the business case for supply chain sustainability, a collaboration amongst the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®), the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and EcoVadis. The publication includes case studies and an implementation guide that pro...

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  • GeSI is pleased to be a supporting partner with the Financial Times
    GeSI is pleased to be a supporting partner with the Financial Times
    Post Date: 2014-05-19GeSI is pleased to be a supporting partner with the Financial Times and share that the Financial Times and IFC, the largest global development institution focused on the private sector, are bringing together the world’s leading thinkers and decision-makers from the private and public sectors for a f...

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  • GeSI has selected Chiara Venturini to take the Director position in Brussels
    GeSI has selected Chiara Venturini to take the Director position in Brussels
    Post Date: 2014-03-25I am pleased to announce that GeSI has successfully concluded the recruitment of the new Director.  The recruitment process was conducted by a London based professional agency on behalf of GeSI.  Around 50 qualified professionals applied for the job. Out of those, the Agency selected a short list of...

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  • The Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) publishes the supply chain sustainability guidelines
    The Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) publishes the supply chain sustainability guidelines
    Post Date: 2014-02-19The Joint Audit Co-operation known in short as JAC is an industry initiative made up of 10 telecom operators (Belgacom, Deutsche Telekom, KPN, Orange, Swisscom, Telecom Italia, Telenor, Telia Sonera, Verizon, Vodafone,) with the common objective of raising social, environmental and ethical standards...

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