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 .
Applications for 2015 Momentum for Change awards now open
Published on:2015-01-21Starting today, organizations, cities, industries, governments and other key players that are taking the lead on tackling climate change can nominate their game-changing projects for a prestigious United Nations award.
Global e-Sustainability Initiative establishes US office in Washington, DC
Published on:2014-12-12On December 2, GeSI Chairman Luis Neves announced the establishment of GeSI’s first office in the Americas. The new Washington Office will advance GeSI’s mission to become the recognized thought leader, partner of choice, and proactive driver of the information and communications technology (ICT) s...
Momentum for Change: successful ICT Solutions Event held at COP20
Published on:2014-12-11Thought leaders and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) stakeholders gathered at a side event at COP20 in Lima to discuss the critical role of ICT in tackling climate change. Sectors like transportation or power are already deploying ICT-based solutions to reduce energy use, cut greenhous...
Published on:2014-11-20On November 20, the new GeSI Board of Directors took office. Deutsche Telekom, Verizon, and ETNO representatives were elected Chair, Vice-Chair, and Treasurer respectively. BT, Ericsson, Orange, Microsoft, the ITU, and Swisscom, and were also officially inducted at the Board meeting which took place...