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.
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).
#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.
Human rights and the ICT Sector: a thought leadership agenda for Action
This paper reports on the process and outcomes of the work of GeSI in early 2014 to produce a thought leadership programme and action plan to provide leadership in addressing human rights issues in the ICT sector.
#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.
Tracing a path forward: a study of the challenges of the supply chain for target metals used in electronics
Seeking greater understanding of the challenges and potential pathways to greater transparency in their product supply chains, GeSI and the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) asked RESOLVE to research the supply chain for electronics products starting with three metals: tin, tantalum, and cobalt.
Social and environmental responsibility in metals supply to the electronic industry
The report was commissioned by GeSI and the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) to help these organisations understand how aluminum, cobalt, copper, gold, palladium and tin are mined, recycled, purchased and where they are used in electronics products.
The contribution the ICT industry can make to sustainable development
In response to rapid advances in communications technology and the rise of new and complex international marketplaces, GeSI organized a series of stakeholder workshops to discuss Technology Convergence and Sustainability in the Fall of 2005.