• How ICT can advance multi-sector solutions to decouple economic growth from carbon emissions
    How ICT can advance multi-sector solutions to decouple economic growth from carbon emissions Published on: 2015-10-01, On September 24, 2015, business leaders, policymakers and non-profits joined GeSI, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), and UN Habitat for the First Annual New York Climate Week Industry and Technology Forum, sponsored by M...

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  • The transformational role of ICT in The New Urban Agenda
    The transformational role of ICT in The New Urban Agenda Published on: 2015-05-04, Next year in Quito, Ecuador, the United Nations will hold its third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, also known as Habitat III. Habitat II was held 19 years ago, in 1996, in Istanbul, and Habitat I was held 1976.

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  • GeSI kicks off 2015 human rights work programme
    GeSI kicks off 2015 human rights work programme Published on: 2015-04-10, On March 18, GeSI hosted the first face-to-face meeting of its Human Rights Committee and Stakeholder Advisory Group.

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  • Louder and Prouder
    Louder and Prouder Published on: 2015-01-15, Late last year I attended COP20 in Lima for BT and had the opportunity to represent GeSI on a UNFCCC Momentum for Change panel on ICT Climate Solutions. I shared the stage with two of the most prominent global voices in the climate change space; Former US Vice President Al Gore and Laurence Tubiana,...

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  • Family reunion gossip: what really happens when…
    Family reunion gossip: what really happens when… Published on: 2014-12-19, Last month, AT&T hosted the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) Assembly at our headquarters in Dallas, TX. We welcomed a room full of the world’s leading service providers and vendors from the  ICT (Information Communication Technology) sector. In other words, sustainability heavyweights from...

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  • It's time to deploy this special weapon on climate change
    It's time to deploy this special weapon on climate change Published on: 2014-12-16, We are here to tell you a secret that we feel needs to be told: there is a special weapon in the fight against climate change. Information and communications technology (ICT) solutions are transforming the way we do business, run our cities, spend our leisure time, access information and keep in tou...

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  • Winners of United Nations climate solutions awards announced today
    Winners of United Nations climate solutions awards announced today Published on: 2014-11-25, From a multi-million-dollar initiative unlocking climate finance across Latin America to an enterprise building climate-friendly homes in Africa, to an ICT-enabled early-warning system protecting people from floods in the Indian Himalayan region, 12 inspiring projects were announced today as winners...

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  • Information and knowledge sharing to help resource managment
    Information and knowledge sharing to help resource managment Published on: 2014-11-07, In today’s world we are confronted with major challenges: Climate change, economic crisis, nature preservation are some amongst the ones that we have to deal with. If we compare an aerial photo of the world today with the same image from 30 years ago, we will see from the light distribution, that ur...

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  • What should we make of climate week ?
    What should we make of climate week ? Published on: 2014-10-10, What should we make of Climate Week, held in New York at the end of September 2014?  

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  • ICT for Sustainability, when ICT is also part of the solution
    ICT for Sustainability, when ICT is also part of the solutionPublished on: 2014-09-10, Last week, the second International Conference ICT4S (ICT for Sustainability) was held in Stockholm. I had the great opportunity to be part of a special session focusing on the industry perspective, and to share with the audience how ICT can be part of the solution for a more sustainable future.

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