On Tuesday, the 27th of September 2022, leaders from around the world will meet in Lisbon at the Altice Arena for the Digital with Purpose (DWP) Global Summit. The summit will serve as a platform to collaborate on tangible and concrete cross-sectoral solutions to address the pressing challenges that society and the planet are facing in these unprecedented times.
The DWP Global Summit will host attendees from across the private and public sectors working on green and sustainable digital solutions in the automotive, energy, science, health, environment and climate, agriculture, education, art, tourism, logistics and distribution, fintech, business, information technology, and beyond. The one-day event will be an opportunity for leaders and organizations to share ideas, discuss the acceleration and deployment of digital solutions, commit to implementation plans, quickly scale impact and establish metrics to measure success. This inaugural summit focuses on a core vision where 11 billion people can thrive in a prosperous and sustainable future.
“The Digital with Purpose Summit is an emergency flagship event for anyone who wants to use digital innovations to contribute to delivering the transformative system changes required for a sustainable tomorrow,” explains Luis Neves, CEO of GeSI. “The event will convene digital leaders that hold the key to accelerated use and uptake of digital innovations. We are creating a fast-paced movement to deliver actionable and measurable results in line with the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals – where technology, innovation and collaboration transform the lives of billions of people, sustainably.”
The Digital with Purpose Global Summit 2022, hosted by the Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), has been urgently requested by global leaders. The summit hosts an impressive line-up of keynote speakers and sessions featuring industry leaders from Accenture, Dassault Systems, Huawei, NOS, NTT Ltd, Tata Consulting Services (TCS), EDP, Unipartner, Swisscom, DXC Technology, InnoWave, Vieira de Almeida (VdA), Telstra, Taiwan Mobile, Tangivel Group, CMAS Systems, ETNO, European Green Digital Coalition (EGDC), Superior Essex Communications and leading international institutions such as the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), United Nations Frameworks Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), CDP, The Carbon Trust and the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Capitals Coalition, European Digital SME Alliance, Arabesque, Deloitte, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE), Planetiers and Wireless Broadband Alliance.
Registration opens today with FREE tickets available until September 16th, 2022.
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The Digital with Purpose Summit will take place from 09:00-18:00hrs at the Altice Arena in Lisbon on Tuesday 27th September 2022.
What To Expect
Attendees will have the opportunity to explore solutions they can jointly implement with new partners around themes of climate change, nutrition and health, cities and architecture, education, and art and science. Additional themes will include net zero for cities, oceans, innovation for a better future, financing digital transformation, supply chain decarbonisation, digital trust and privacy, and much more.
Sponsors & Exhibitors
Leading companies who are sponsoring, exhibiting, and participating also include:
· CNN Portugal
· European Green Digital Coalition (EGDC)
· Taiwan Mobile
The Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) is committed to sustainability, actions and outcomes. Our members and partners use their collective knowledge and experience to identify opportunities and develop solutions for improving energy and resource efficiency, reducing carbon emissions and footprints, ensuring sustainable good practices in the supply chain, encouraging access to sustainable technologies, and supporting worldwide digital-enabled transformation across all industries.
GeSI has worked in formal partnerships with multiple UN agencies and key stakeholder groups to create and deliver high-impact solutions, digital innovation and the www.digitalwithpurpose.org platform for the ICT sector. Our programmes build tangible partnerships between business, government, UN agencies and the NGO community to accelerate the global transition to a more sustainable planet.