• Turning risks into opportunities
    Turning risks into opportunities Published on: 2017-03-02, Earlier 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.

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  • Interview with Lee Stewart from Fujitsu about the Australian #SMARTer2030 report
    Interview with Lee Stewart from Fujitsu about the Australian #SMARTer2030 report Published on: 2017-01-31, Fujitsu and Telstra presented in December last year the SMARTer2030 Report: Australian Opportunity for ICT Enabled Emission Reductions. Based on the #SMARTer2030 report, the study is showing that ICT can support the Australian Government to surpass its carbon reduction target. We spoke to Lee Stewar...

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  • Interview with Heather Franzese, Co-founder of the Good World Solutions
    Interview with Heather Franzese, Co-founder of the Good World Solutions Published on: 2016-12-21, December 10 was International Human Rights Day, the ideal date for our blog to host an interview with one of the human rights experts who support the work of the GeSI Human Rights Committee by participating in its Stakeholder Advisory Group. We spoke to Heather Franzese, Executive Director at Go...

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  • After COP22, what now? Let’s seize the opportunity to unlock ICT opportunities on climate action
    After COP22, what now? Let’s seize the opportunity to unlock ICT opportunities on climate action Published on: 2016-11-24, Much hope has been pinned on global leaders attending this year’s COP22 Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh.  The theme is a simple one: action. The historic agreement made in Paris last year needs to be matched with deeds, from governments and business alike. The pressure is on to show leadershi...

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  • Telefónica commits to contribute to the Paris Agreement with new energy and emissions reduction targets
    Telefónica commits to contribute to the Paris Agreement with new energy and emissions reduction targets Published on: 2016-11-23, Telefónica announces its global objectives in Energy and Climate Change for 2020, in which its commitment to renewable energy as a sustainable source for business is highlighted. It undertakes that 50% of the electricity used in its operations will come from clean sources by 2020 and 100% by 2030.

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  • ITU Telecom World and COP22: bringing ICT solutions to the forefront of the climate change discussion
    ITU Telecom World and COP22: bringing ICT solutions to the forefront of the climate change discussion Published on: 2016-11-09, It is a busy month for GeSI. With two major events planned this November, we will have another great opportunity to put ICT in the spotlight.

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  • The New Urban Agenda has been adopted with ICT integrated as enabler to sustainable urbanization!
    The New Urban Agenda has been adopted with ICT integrated as enabler to sustainable urbanization! Published on: 2016-10-24, Between 18 and 21 October, Habitat III – the third UN conference on urban settlement took place in Quito, Ecuador, and on its opening day, the Habitat III Conference welcomed 30,000 people.

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  • Turning the spotlight on the 2016 Momentum for Change ICT Lighthouse Activities
    Turning the spotlight on the 2016 Momentum for Change ICT Lighthouse Activities Published on: 2016-10-14, On 29 September, the UNFCCC announced the winners of this year’s Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities awards. It was back in 2013 that GeSI first partnered with the UNFCCC on the initiative, which has since steadily grown to reach impressive results. 

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  • Embracing ICT for a brighter future
    Embracing ICT for a brighter future Published on: 2016-09-16, On 14 September, GeSI participated in a plenary session on ICT solutions for the 21st Century Challenges on the opening day of the Humboldt University annual CSR Conference.

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  • #SystemTransformation through digital innovation
    #SystemTransformation through digital innovation Published on: 2016-07-20, The digital revolution, whose overall implications we have not yet fully understood, can be the answer to the global challenges the world is facing today. Deutsche Telekom is and will continue to be at the forefront of digitization. As the European leading telco, Deutsche Telekom will harness differ...

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