• A workshop entitled "Future lifestyles and opportunities for the ICT sector" organised in Berlin
    A workshop entitled "Future lifestyles and opportunities for the ICT sector" organised in Berlin
    Post Date: 2012-05-09Imagine you lived a sustainable life this weekend, what would it be like? What role would ICT play in reducing your ecological footprint? And in what ways would ICT solutions support you in “one planet living”- living and working within a fair share of the earth’s resources?

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  • Broadband commission launches new report on broadband and climate change
    Broadband commission launches new report on broadband and climate change
    Post Date: 2012-04-02On 2 April 2012 the Broadband Commission launched a new report entitled “The Broadband Bridge: Linking ICTs with climate action for a low-carbon economy”, which identifies how investments in broadband can be leveraged from an environmental perspective to address climate change, and illustrates the p...

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  • EICC® & GeSI join US State Department's Public-Private Alliance for responsible minerals trade
    EICC® & GeSI join US State Department's Public-Private Alliance for responsible minerals trade
    Post Date: 2011-11-18The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®) and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative announce that they have joined the US State Department’s Public-Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade (PPA), a joint initiative between industry, governmental agencies, and civil society forme...

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  • GreenTouch Consortium and GeSI sign MOU
    GreenTouch Consortium and GeSI sign MOU
    Post Date: 2011-11-16The GreenTouch™ Consortium, a global research initiative dedicated to dramatically improving the energy efficiency of information and communications technology (ICT) networks by a factor of 1,000, and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), an international strategic partnership committed to...

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  • EICC® and GeSI launch occupational health and safety training
    EICC® and GeSI launch occupational health and safety training
    Post Date: 2011-11-02The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®) and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) have launched the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Training Program, a series of modules that aim to assist facility managers in controlling workplace hazards and in promoting workplace healt...

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  • Low-carbon solutions gain ground in broadband strategies
    Low-carbon solutions gain ground in broadband strategies
    Post Date: 2011-10-26Today, at ITU Telecom World 2011 in Geneva, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) launched a new benchmark and web-portal that for the first time make it possible to compare national approaches to the adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions for climate change.

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  • GeSI & EICC® conflict minerals supply chain workshop VII
    GeSI & EICC® conflict minerals supply chain workshop VII
    Post Date: 2011-10-11The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition ® (EICC®) recently hosted the seventh extractives supply chain workshop in Brussels. The event focused on various mechanisms to assure the responsible sourcing of tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold, and include...

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  • GeSI & EICC join with supply chain representatives and stakeholders on responsible sourcing of miner
    GeSI & EICC join with supply chain representatives and stakeholders on responsible sourcing of miner
    Post Date: 2011-07-07The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) recently held the sixth extractives supply chain workshop in Washington, D.C. to continue the ongoing dialog regarding responsible sourcing of tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold.

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  • GeSI and the EICC publish initial list of tantalum suppliers
    GeSI and the EICC publish initial list of tantalum suppliers
    Post Date: 2011-06-01The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) are pleased to announce the first publication of the list of smelters (“List”) that are compliant with the Conflict-Free Smelter (“CFS”) program. The List can be accessed here.

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  • Low-Carbon ICT Leadership Benchmark: which countries lead, which ones follow?
    Low-Carbon ICT Leadership Benchmark: which countries lead, which ones follow?
    Post Date: 2011-05-23Today, six months before the start of the 2011 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP17), to be held in Durban, South Africa, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) presents the first findings of its research into low-carbon Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) leadership a...

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