• Worker-management communications training
    Worker-management communications training
    Post Date: 2013-04-10GeSI and EICC will sponsor a Worker-Management Communication Training session on April 10-12, 2013 in Shenzhen.  The "train the trainer" course will help member companies and their suppliers implement effective worker-management communication systems.  It will also help raise employee awareness of t...

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  • GeSI organised a workshop entitled ICT solutions for sustainable lifestyles in Zürich, Switzerland.
    GeSI organised a workshop entitled ICT solutions for sustainable lifestyles in Zürich, Switzerland.
    Post Date: 2013-02-13GeSI, the World Resources Forum, the International Telecommunication Union and Hewlett-Packard jointly organised a workshop entitled ICT solutions for sustainable lifestyles within the framework of the ICT4S conference on 13 February 2013 in Zürich, Switzerland.

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  • Participate in the GeSI, WRF, ITU and HP workshop "ICT Solutions for Sustainable Lifestyles"
    Participate in the GeSI, WRF, ITU and HP workshop "ICT Solutions for Sustainable Lifestyles"
    Post Date: 2013-02-13The World Resources Forum (WRF), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), GeSI and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are jointly organising the workshop ICT solutions for sustainable lifestyles to be held within the framework of the ICT4S conference on 13 February 2013 in Zürich, Switzerland

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  • ICT can cut global greenhouse gas emissions by 16.5%, saving up to $1.9T annually
    ICT can cut global greenhouse gas emissions by 16.5%, saving up to $1.9T annually
    Post Date: 2012-12-03Increased use of information and communication technology (ICT) such as video conferencing and smart building management could cut global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 16.5% by 2020, amounting to $1.9 trillion in gross energy and fuel savings. SMARTer2020, a new study unveiled today, shows that...

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  • Does cloud computing really offer a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in China?
    Does cloud computing really offer a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in China?
    Post Date: 2012-10-16The increased use of cloud computing services by businesses in China can reduce annual greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 2 mega tonnes, according to the preliminary findings of a study released today by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI). This is equivalent to the removal of over 700,000...

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  • GeSI & EICC held 10th Conflict-Free Minerals Supply Chain Workshop in Brussels
    GeSI & EICC held 10th Conflict-Free Minerals Supply Chain Workshop in Brussels
    Post Date: 2012-10-11The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®) held their tenth Conflict-Free Minerals Supply Chain Workshop on 17 and 18 September in Brussels. The objective of the event was to provide participants with an update on regulatory developments in E...

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  • E-waste: annual gold, silver “deposits” in new high-tech goods worth $21 billion+; less than 15% rec
    E-waste: annual gold, silver “deposits” in new high-tech goods worth $21 billion+; less than 15% rec
    Post Date: 2012-07-12A staggering 320 tons of gold and more than 7,500 tons of silver are now used annually to make PCs, cell phones, tablet computers and other new electronic and electrical products worldwide, adding more than $21 billion in value each year to the rich fortunes in metals eventually available through “u...

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  • New study finds massive carbon reductions by broadband services
    New study finds massive carbon reductions by broadband services
    Post Date: 2012-06-19Increased use of simple and convenient online activities like teleworking and online shopping can reduce carbon emissions by millions of metric tons and deliver significant energy savings, according to a report issued today by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) with the support of BT, Deu...

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  • Conflict-Free minerals supply chain workshop IX
    Conflict-Free minerals supply chain workshop IX
    Post Date: 2012-05-30The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition© (EICC©) recently held the ninth conflict-free minerals supply chain workshop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The event focused on various mechanisms to assure the responsible sourcing of tin, tungsten, t...

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  • Conflict-Free smelter program reaches smelter milestones
    Conflict-Free smelter program reaches smelter milestones
    Post Date: 2012-05-21The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®) are pleased to announce two milestones in the progress of the Conflict Free Smelter (CFS) Program: the first tin smelter has been found compliant with the CFS protocol, and the first tantalum smelter...

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