• CEOs say ICTs critical to sustainable business
    CEOs say ICTs critical to sustainable business Published on: 2016-07-12, Innovation in new digital technologies and business models has been identified by CEOs as a critical requirement to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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  • #SystemTransformation report says digital solutions can unlock new opprtunities to meet sustainable develoment goals
    #SystemTransformation report says digital solutions can unlock new opprtunities to meet sustainable develoment goals Published on: 2016-06-23, On 14 June, hosted at the Microsoft Center for Innovation and Policy in Washington D.C., GeSI published a report prepared by Accenture Strategy that shows how digital solutions can pave the way in helping the world to achieve the objectives of the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SD...

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  • How ICT can reduce carbon emissions in Australia? An inside look of three sustainable days
    How ICT can reduce carbon emissions in Australia? An inside look of three sustainable days Published on: 2016-06-02, Beginning of May, Fujitsu and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative were involved in a series of conferences in Australia.

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  • Digital solutions to achieve the SDGs
    Digital solutions to achieve the SDGs Published on: 2016-05-18, During this week’s WSIS Forum a special session presented a sneak preview of the much anticipated ‘System Transformation’ report which presents early research and new data on how digital solutions will drive progress towards the sustainable development goals. The full report, produced by GeSI and Ac...

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  • Empowering Consumers through AT&T Eco-Ratings
    Empowering Consumers through AT&T Eco-Ratings Published on: 2016-03-31, Technology is moving at lightning speed. That means these are exciting times at AT&T and for the entire information and communication technologies (ICT) industry. Rapid advancements in technology have had – and continue to have – profound positive impacts on a consumer’s quality of life. Not only th...

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  • The opportunity of ICT in the German efforts against climate change
    The opportunity of ICT in the German efforts against climate change Published on: 2016-02-22, Germany is well known in Europe and in the world as one of the countries at the forefront of the fight to climate change. Since the 90s, the country has set very ambitious objectives to decrease greenhouse emissions and decarbonize its power supply. By 2050, the country wishes to have achieved reduc...

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  • ICT can radically reshape the way we live
    ICT can radically reshape the way we live Published on: 2016-02-22, Political leaders gathered in December in Paris to hammer out an historic new climate change agreement. Many people think that addressing climate change requires difficult trade-offs. But if policymakers, businesses, and consumers embrace the information and communications technology (ICT) transform...

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  • Is the ICT industry really climate friendly? An insider replies
    Is the ICT industry really climate friendly? An insider replies Published on: 2015-12-09, Climate change is one of the most complex challenges facing people, businesses and governments. Telenor Group has contributed to the #SMARTer2030 report demonstrating that ICT based technology and services can help solve many of the world's challenges, including climate change.

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  • Cloud Computing’s Environmental Impact: “We’re just getting started…”
    Cloud Computing’s Environmental Impact: “We’re just getting started…” Published on: 2015-11-03, We recently released our new Cloud Computing Impact App (www.gesicloudimpact.org) analysing the environmental impact of using cloud computing. The App aims to drive positive environmental change by using cloud computing services. It allows you to communicate complex scientific facts in a simple and...

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  • Driving a sustainable future through ICT: GeSI launches #SMARTer2030 report in Brussels
    Driving a sustainable future through ICT: GeSI launches #SMARTer2030 report in Brussels Published on: 2015-10-29, After its launch in Bonn on 10 June and its presentation in the US during Climate Week NY, SMARTer2030 was officially presented in Brussels on Wednesday 28 October in the course of an event jointly organized by GeSI and ETNO, the European Telecommunication Operators’ Association, which is also a GeS...

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