• Materiality Assessment Review and Alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals
    Materiality Assessment Review and Alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals
    GeSI has a long tradition of running materiality assessments. It started in 2008 with the first ever assessment that was ran for our sector and given the fast pace of change in our industry, we carried out again the exercise in 2014.

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  • Enabling the Global Goals
    Enabling the Global Goals
    Following the decision to make the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) GeSI’s core strategic framework action in 2016 – and beyond, this report shows the impact that technologies have on the 17 SDGs.

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  • ICT Sector Guidance built on the GHG Protocol Product Life Cycle Accounting and Reporting Standard
    ICT Sector Guidance built on the GHG Protocol Product Life Cycle Accounting and Reporting Standard
    In 2013 GeSI started a collaboration with WRI, WBCSD, and the Carbon Trust, for the development of a guidance document for the calculation of life-cycle GHG emissions for ICT (Information and Communication Technology) products with a focus on ICT services.

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  • #SystemTransformation
    #SystemTransformation
    In early 2015, GeSI issued a joint call to action with the ITU to call on policymakers to recognize the importance of ICT as an implementation means for the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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  • GeSI Mobile Carbon Impact - How mobile communications technology is enabling carbon emissions reduction
    GeSI Mobile Carbon Impact - How mobile communications technology is enabling carbon emissions reduction
    Authored by the Carbon Trust, the report analyses the use of mobile technology in Europe and the US, finding that it enables savings of more than 180 million tonnes of carbon emissions a year, an amount greater than the total annual emissions of the Netherlands and five times higher than mobile network own emissions.

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  • Carbon Abatement Handbook
    Carbon Abatement Handbook
    The purpose of this report is to provide practical support to practitioners who are calculating the carbon abatement from ICT (Information and Communication Technology).

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  • #SMARTer2030 - ICT solutions for 21st century challenges
    #SMARTer2030 - ICT solutions for 21st century challenges
    “The ICT industry offers tremendous benefits: more resource and cost-efficient businesses that are less harmful to the environment, improvements in services with significant societal benefits and new sources of economic growth,” says Luis Neves, the GeSI Chairman.

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  • #SMARTer2030 - ICT can help Germany reach its climate targets while delivering economic benefits
    #SMARTer2030 - ICT can help Germany reach its climate targets while delivering economic benefits
    On 17 February 2015, GeSI and Deutsche Telekom partnered with the NGO Germanwatch to launch a report on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can help Germany reach its climate targets while delivering economic benefits.

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  • ICT and sustainable development: a materiality assessment for the ICT industry
    ICT and sustainable development: a materiality assessment for the ICT industry
    The report builds on the landmark report “The Contribution the ICT Industry Can Make to Sustainable Development: A Materiality Assessment”, developed for GeSI by BSR in 2008.

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  • The enabling technologies of a low-carbon economy: a focus on cloud computing
    The enabling technologies of a low-carbon economy: a focus on cloud computing
    According to GeSI’s SMART2020 report, applying ICT solutions to sectors such as energy, buildings, transport and commerce can enable global carbon reductions of up to 15%, save €600 billion and create 15 million green jobs globally by the year 2020.

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