• An energy-aware survey of ICT device power supplies
    An energy-aware survey of ICT device power supplies
    The report was jointed commissioned by GeSI and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). It presents the conclusions of an analysis of the mechanical, electrical and environmental characteristics of most commercially available external power supplies. More than 300 devices were verified and...

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  • An energy-aware survey of mobile phone chargers
    An energy-aware survey of mobile phone chargers
    The GeSI report analyses the most commercially available mobile phone chargers and a number of handheld devices to evaluate the correlation between their rated power and mechanical and electrical characteristics. The report's findings served as crucial input in the development of an international st...

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  • Evaluating the carbon reducing impacts of ICT - an assessment methodology
    Evaluating the carbon reducing impacts of ICT - an assessment methodology
    The GeSI report “Evaluating the Carbon-Reducing Impacts of ICT: An Assessment Methodology” contributes to realising ICT’s promise through providing a practical and consistent methodology and roadmap for assessing ICT’s capacity to enable the transition to a low-carbon economy...

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  • Tracing a path forward: a study of the challenges of the supply chain for target metals used in electronics
    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,...

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  • Using ICTs to tackle climate change
    Using ICTs to tackle climate change
    Commissioned by GeSI and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the report shows how ICT can be used in a number of ways to meet the requirements of the three main pillars of the Bali Action Plan arising from COP-13 in December 2007: enhanced action on adaptation, cooperative action to red...

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  • ICT sustainability through innovation- GeSI activity report 2009
    ICT sustainability through innovation- GeSI activity report 2009
    The June 2009 Activity Report marked GeSI’s first year as a legal independent entity, and international non-profit organisation with an office in Brussels. During that year, we established a foundation, launched subsequent SMART 2020 regional reports, and increased our membership and partnersh...

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  • SMART 2020 Enabling the low-carbon economy in the information age
    SMART 2020 Enabling the low-carbon economy in the information age
    GeSI published “SMART 2020 Enabling the low-carbon economy in the information age” in June 2008 – the first major study identifying the significant contribution the ICT industry can make to creating a low-carbon economy. The report also includes a series of objectives to reduce the...

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  • Social and environmental responsibility in metals supply to the electronic industry
    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. Based on the study’s finding...

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  • The contribution the ICT industry can make to sustainable development
    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. Subsequent to this effort, in 2007, GeSI commissioned Busi...

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