• #SystemTransformation
    #SystemTransformation
    In early 2015, GeSI issued a joint call to action with the ITU to call on policymakers to recognize the importance of ICT as an implementation means for the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Following up on the call to action, GeSI launched a project to...

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  • #SMARTer2030 - ICT solutions for 21st century challenges
    #SMARTer2030 - ICT solutions for 21st century challenges
    “The ICT industry offers tremendous benefits: more resource and cost-efficient businesses that are less harmful to the environment, improvements in services with significant societal benefits and new sources of economic growth,” says Luis Neves, the GeSI Chairman. Back in 2008, GeSI lau...

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  • #SMARTer2030 - ICT can help Germany reach its climate targets while delivering economic benefits
    #SMARTer2030 - ICT can help Germany reach its climate targets while delivering economic benefits
    On 17 February 2015, GeSI and Deutsche Telekom partnered with the NGO Germanwatch to launch a report on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can help Germany reach its climate targets while delivering economic benefits. The study, which builds on the GeSI #SMARTer2030 report, a...

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  • ICT and sustainable development: a materiality assessment for the ICT industry
    ICT and sustainable development: a materiality assessment for the ICT industry
    The report builds on the landmark report “The Contribution the ICT Industry Can Make to Sustainable Development: A Materiality Assessment”, developed for GeSI by BSR in 2008. It provided the first comprehensive materiality analysis for the ICT industry as well as an assessment of its imp...

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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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  • 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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  • The contribution the ICT industry can make to sustainable development
    The contribution the ICT industry can make to sustainable development
    In response to rapid advances in communications technology and the rise of new and complex international marketplaces, GeSI organized a series of stakeholder workshops to discuss Technology Convergence and Sustainability in the Fall of 2005. Subsequent to this effort, in 2007, GeSI commissioned Busi...

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