• GeSI's new materiality report officially presented at the BSR Conference Dinner (New York, 5 Novembe
    GeSI's new materiality report officially presented at the BSR Conference Dinner (New York, 5 Novembe
    Published on: 2014-11-06GeSI and BSR’s Center for Technology and Sustainability organized a joint dinner conversation at the annual BSR Conference. The event, which brought together a group of ICT companies and leaders from key sectors such as transport, energy and healthcare, was the occasion to officially present the 201...

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  • GeSI Chairman congratulates Houlin Zhao and Malcolm Johnson on their election to the ITU leadership
    GeSI Chairman congratulates Houlin Zhao and Malcolm Johnson on their election to the ITU leadership
    Published on: 2014-10-27The ITU 19th Plenipotentiary Conference has concluded with the election of the organization’s new Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General. Houlin Zhao of China was elected as new Secretary-General. Mr Zhao previously served as ITU’s Deputy Secretary-General and Director of the ITU’s Telecomm...

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  • GeSI Chairman Luis Neves elected to the Board of the World Resources Forum Association
    GeSI Chairman Luis Neves elected to the Board of the World Resources Forum Association
    Published on: 2014-06-12The World Resources Forum Association (WRFA) has elected Luis Neves, Chair of the Global eSustainability Inititiave (GeSI), as a Board member. The World Resources Forum Association is a partner organization of GeSI and provides a platform to promote innovation in resource productivity by bringing to...

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  • Momentum for Change 2013 activity report published
    Momentum for Change 2013 activity report published
    Published on: 2014-06-10The UNFCCC has released today its 2013 activity report on the Momentum for Change initiative. The initiative aims at highlighting examples of successful projects addressing both climate change and social and environmental challenges.

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  • New guide launched on sustainability on business cases for supply chain sustainability
    New guide launched on sustainability on business cases for supply chain sustainability
    Published on: 2014-05-28A new guide was published today on the business case for supply chain sustainability, a collaboration amongst the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®), the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and EcoVadis. The publication includes case studies and an implementation guide that pro...

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  • GeSI is pleased to be a supporting partner with the Financial Times
    GeSI is pleased to be a supporting partner with the Financial Times
    Published on: 2014-05-19GeSI is pleased to be a supporting partner with the Financial Times and share that the Financial Times and IFC, the largest global development institution focused on the private sector, are bringing together the world’s leading thinkers and decision-makers from the private and public sectors for a f...

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  • GeSI has selected Chiara Venturini to take the Director position in Brussels
    GeSI has selected Chiara Venturini to take the Director position in Brussels
    Published on: 2014-03-25I am pleased to announce that GeSI has successfully concluded the recruitment of the new Director.  The recruitment process was conducted by a London based professional agency on behalf of GeSI.  Around 50 qualified professionals applied for the job. Out of those, the Agency selected a short list of...

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  • The Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) publishes the supply chain sustainability guidelines
    The Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) publishes the supply chain sustainability guidelines
    Published on: 2014-02-19The Joint Audit Co-operation known in short as JAC is an industry initiative made up of 10 telecom operators (Belgacom, Deutsche Telekom, KPN, Orange, Swisscom, Telecom Italia, Telenor, Telia Sonera, Verizon, Vodafone,) with the common objective of raising social, environmental and ethical standards...

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  • Deutsche Telekom sets ambitious Group-wide climate protection target
    Deutsche Telekom sets ambitious Group-wide climate protection target
    Published on: 2014-02-11The Deutsche Telekom Board of Management has decided on an ambitious climate protection target. CO2 emissions are to be reduced by 20 percent across the Group by the year 2020. This means that the Group will reduce these emissions by around 430,000 tons of CO2 per year. This amount is equivalent to...

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  • Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative and tungsten industry conflict minerals council launch collaborati
    Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative and tungsten industry conflict minerals council launch collaborati
    Published on: 2013-11-26A new collaboration between the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) and the Tungsten Industry Conflict Minerals Council (TI-CMC) makes it easier for companies to source conflict-free tungsten. Through the joint development of a specialized framework, members of the TI-CMC may now choose to bec...

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