• GeSI & EICC® conflict minerals supply chain workshop VII
    GeSI & EICC® conflict minerals supply chain workshop VII
    Published on: 2011-10-11The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition ® (EICC®) recently hosted the seventh extractives supply chain workshop in Brussels. The event focused on various mechanisms to assure the responsible sourcing of tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold, and include...

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  • GeSI & EICC join with supply chain representatives and stakeholders on responsible sourcing of miner
    GeSI & EICC join with supply chain representatives and stakeholders on responsible sourcing of miner
    Published on: 2011-07-07The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) recently held the sixth extractives supply chain workshop in Washington, D.C. to continue the ongoing dialog regarding responsible sourcing of tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold.

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  • GeSI and the EICC publish initial list of tantalum suppliers
    GeSI and the EICC publish initial list of tantalum suppliers
    Published on: 2011-06-01The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) are pleased to announce the first publication of the list of smelters (“List”) that are compliant with the Conflict-Free Smelter (“CFS”) program. The List can be accessed here.

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  • Low-Carbon ICT Leadership Benchmark: which countries lead, which ones follow?
    Low-Carbon ICT Leadership Benchmark: which countries lead, which ones follow?
    Published on: 2011-05-23Today, six months before the start of the 2011 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP17), to be held in Durban, South Africa, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) presents the first findings of its research into low-carbon Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) leadership a...

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  • GeSI welcomes breakthrough in Universal Charger standardisation
    GeSI welcomes breakthrough in Universal Charger standardisation
    Published on: 2011-05-17The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), a strategic partnership of the ICT sector and international organisations committed to a creating a sustainable world through ICT-enabled transformation, welcomes the recent breakthrough in the adoption of ITU Recommendation L.1000 on the Universal Char...

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  • GeSI and StEP celebrate 41st Earth Day with shared commitment to e-waste solutions
    GeSI and StEP celebrate 41st Earth Day with shared commitment to e-waste solutions
    Published on: 2011-04-22Today the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and the Solving the E-Waste Problem (StEP) Initiative celebrate Earth Day by announcing a partnership to address the global challenge of electronic waste. This partnership highlights key 21st century aspects of Earth Day’s four decade long focus on...

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  • GeSI and EICC® Announce Update to Conflict-Free Smelter Program
    GeSI and EICC® Announce Update to Conflict-Free Smelter Program
    Published on: 2011-04-22The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®) announce an update to the Conflict-Free Smelter (CFS) protocol relating to smelter due diligence requirements. The CFS is a voluntary program that aims to enable responsible mineral sourcing thro...

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  • EICC® and GeSI launch worker-management communication training
    EICC® and GeSI launch worker-management communication training
    Published on: 2011-03-11shortages and worker turnover require that factory workforce management systems evolve to be more effective in attracting and retaining workers.

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  • New initiative announced to help ICT industry measure carbon footprint
    New initiative announced to help ICT industry measure carbon footprint
    Published on: 2011-03-08ICT companies and their customers will soon have common approaches and methodologies to calculate the carbon footprints of ICT products and services thanks to industry guidance due to be published at the end of the year.

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  • COP-16 Update: ICT industry recognized for its potential in decreasing global emissions
    COP-16 Update: ICT industry recognized for its potential in decreasing global emissions
    Published on: 2010-12-10A group of key ministers and business executives, under the leadership of the Mexican government, met today at the Cancun Messe to present and discuss the "Guadalajara ICT Declaration (PDF) for Transformative Low Carbon Solutions," in conjunction with the 16th Conference of the Parties, where the gl...

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