How communications technology is supporting human rights
Published on:2018-06-12, Published by:Chris LloydAs host of the 20th General Assembly of the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) held last week in New York, Verizon led a discussion focused on the results of GeSI’s upcoming report on the enabling potential for ICT (Information Communications Technology) to support human rights.
Published on:2018-05-31, Published by:Mel MelisAs well as our own internal commitments to human rights, how can ICT companies help with key social issues, such as protecting Human Rights? How can we as an industry, harness our innovation and digital prowess to deliver tangible value in this era of uncertainty?
As an example, Fujitsu, Co-creatin...
An event overview – The Transformative Potential for ICT to Support Human Rights
Published on:2018-05-17, Published by:GeSI StaffOn May 8, GeSI welcomed members and stakeholders to our Brussels office, for the pre-launch event of our forthcoming report on The Enabling Potential for ICT to Support Human Rights. The event was organized as part of our ongoing work on the role that digital solutions can have on #EnablingRights, e...
The transformative potential of ICT to support human rights - “Sleeping giants in the valley of opportunity”
Published on:2018-05-14, Published by:John MorrisonOn May 8, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative held a conference on "Developing the Transformative Potential for ICT to Support Human Rights ". Many speakers came to give their expertise. Here is John Morrison's speech, CEO of the Institute for Human Rights and Business.
COP 23: Fiji, Bonn and Deutsche Telekom working together to protect the climate
Published on:2017-10-27, Published by:Birgit KlesperThe 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 23), the UN's 23rd climate change conference, will bring representatives from around the world to Bonn. A total of over 20,000 participants are expected. The aim of the conference is to advance the i...
Interview with Carmen Hualda, CSR Manager at Atlinks Holding
Published on:2017-06-14, Published by:Carmen HualdaAtlinks Holding is the winner of this year’s Leadership Index in the Manufacture & Assembly of ICT Equipment sector (SMEs). We speak to their CSR-QHSE Manager, Carmen Hualda.
Big Data for big impact: Let’s accelerate sustainability progress
Published on:2017-05-17, Published by:Malcolm JohnsonWe now live in an era of exponential growth for data flows driven by the proliferation of connected objects in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.
Innovation our way to the SDGs - a forum summary report
Published on:2017-04-18, Published by:GeSI StaffThe Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Verizon recently hosted a multi-stakeholder forum to identify the potential for information and communications technology (ICT) to catalyze progress towards the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Leaders from the ICT industry, other industry...
Published on:2017-03-02, Published by:Tim FlemingEarlier this year, the World Economic Forum released its 2017 Global Risks Report, providing ample reading material for the world’s elite as they trekked to the Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.