GeSI is teaming up with the WBCSD for a low-carbon world
Published on:2015-09-29Today, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Through the MoU, the two organizations will work together with a first focus on COP21, building momentum for the tra...
GeSI announces ICT Leadership Index to recognize outstanding sustainability performance
Published on:2015-08-11Global E-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) is pleased to announce the first annual ICT Leadership Index to recognize outstanding performance by top suppliers of its members in the field of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices. Leveraging the CSR performance rating, the I...
The Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) publishes the updated supply chain sustainability guidelines
Published on:2015-07-24The Joint Audit Cooperation, known in short as JAC, is an industry initiative made up of 10 telecom operators (Deutsche Telekom, KPN, Orange, Proximus, Swisscom, Telecom Italia, Telenor, Telia Sonera, Verizon, Vodafone) with the common objective of raising social, environmental and ethical standards...
Global e-Sustainability Initiative and World Green Building Council agree to work together to combat
Published on:2015-06-19The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and World Green Building Council (WGBC) are pleased to announce that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to combat climate change and promote sustainable development.
Published on:2015-06-09Back in 2008, GeSI launched the first report of the SMART series, the SMART2020, followed by SMARTer2020 in 2012. Now in 2015, the #SMARTer2030 report has been launched with the aim to extend our horizon to 2030 and to look at ICT-enabled sustainability from a holistic point of view.
ICT technologies central to meeting climate challenge
Published on:2015-06-09A major gathering of businesses and policymakers—held alongside the ongoing UN climate talks in Bonn—has heard how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can play a central role in tackling climate change.
The new SMARTer2030 report on the ETNO ThinkDigital Blog
Published on:2015-05-26In this new post, Luis Neves, the GeSI Chairman, is showing how digital technologies are fundamental to a sustainable future. Showcasing the new SMARTer2030 report that will be launch in Bonn on 9 June, this post is the opportunity to present the first result of this report and to demonstrate the ro...
E-TASC Leadership Index winners to be announced in June
Published on:2015-05-13GeSI is pleased to announce the first release of the ICT Leadership Index at the GeSI General Assembly (Bonn, 10 June 2015). The ICT Leadership Index will showcase and recognize best-in-class companies across four ICT sub-sectors on their commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. The Index is b...
GeSI to launch SMARTer2030 report in Bonn on 9 June
Published on:2015-05-04The third instalment in the GeSI's groundbreaking SMART series, SMARTer2030, will be officially launched on June 9 in the course of a joint event co-organized by GeSI with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
ITU and GeSI issue Call to Action recognising ICTs as a means of implementation for the SDGs
Published on:2015-04-22On April 21, GeSI and the ITU hosted a side event to the ‘Means of Implementation and Global Partnership for Sustainable Development’ Post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations which will be held in New York from 20 – 24 April 2015 .