Smart water management through ICT-enabled energy networks
Published on:2014-07-09, Published by:Katrina Destree CochranDuring the EU Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels, I had the pleasure to moderate a unique workshop hosted by the Global eSustainability Initiative (GeSI), “Smart water management through ICT-enabled energy networks”. It was unique because of the wide range of issues covered: the UN’s increased atte...
GeSI launches exciting new partnership with the UNFCCC
Published on:2013-12-02, Published by:Luis NevesAs the world faces increasing environmental challenges, the imperative for shifting economic development onto a green, resource efficient growth pathway is clear. According to GeSI’s SMARTer2020 report, ICT solutions have the potential to reduce global greenhouse emissions by 9.1 GtCO2e by 2020 – th...
GeSI’s new report on Cloud – a timely complement to Alcatel-Lucent’s work in CloudBand and Nuage Networks
Published on:2013-07-08, Published by:Katrina Destree CochranBy Katrina Destrée Cochran (@KatrinaDestree) Director, Sustainability & Stakeholder Engagement, and Philippe Richard, VP, Green & Energy Efficiency, Corporate CTO.
Providing the solution to the climate change challenge: the role of ICT in driving a sustainable future
Published on:2012-12-03, Published by:Luis NevesThe most recent climate change findings are alarming. The accumulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the Earth’s atmosphere is growing faster than originally predicted. If nothing is done, global GHG emissions are projected to rise by 12 per cent to 55 GtCO2e by 2020 and by 63 per cent over c...
Industry collaboration - taking big steps towards smaller carbon footprints
Published on:2012-08-11, Published by:Gabrielle GinerThe first draft of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol ICT sector guidance was released for public comment in March 2012. The second draft is due to be published in August, with final publication planned for autumn 2012.