The Global e-Sustainability Initiative is pleased to welcome Arm and Dell amongst its membership of leading companies and organisations from the technology industry. In joining GeSI, Arm and Dell will play an active role in a wide variety of activities in the digital sustainability area, bringing value to the Initiative and expert, powerful voices from the ICT industry to the GeSI platform.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Arm and Dell among our members” said Jim Gowen, GeSI Chairman: “With Arm’s 2030Vision partnership; uniting the technology sector to deliver on the Global Goals, and Dell’s 2020 Legacy of Good Plan and Realizing 2030 research, both companies already share GeSI’s vision that technology and digital are key to making the world a better place to live in. “
“GeSI’s historical influence and its focus on ICT as an enabler of positive social and environmental solutions make it a natural partner for Dell, said David Lear, Vice President of Sustainability, Dell. ” We look forward to our work within GeSI as a powerful complement to our Legacy of Good program and our aspirations to be a Net Positive organisation.”
“ There are many synergies with GeSI’s activities and Arm’s Sustainability Strategy; in particular GeSI’s #SystemTransformation initiative looking at the huge disruptive potential of digital solutions for meeting the Global Goals is well aligned with our 2030Vision partnership,” said Dominic Vergine, Head of Sustainability, Arm. “We welcome the opportunity to work more closely with GeSI and demonstrate the positive change that can be realised through technology partnerships.”
The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) is a strategic partnership of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector committed to creating and promoting digital technologies and practices that foster economic, environmental and social sustainability. Formed in 2001, GeSI’s vision is a sustainable world through responsible, ICT-enabled transformation. GeSI fosters global and open cooperation, informs the public of its members’ voluntary actions to improve their sustainability performance, and promotes technologies that foster sustainable development. GeSI enjoys a diverse and global membership, representing around 30 of the world’s leading ICT companies and partners with over 30 global business and international organizations such as the International Telecommunications
Union (ITU), the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the World Resources Forum Association (WRFA), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), the Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP), The Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), the Global Climate Forum (GCF), the World Green Building Council (WGBC), the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), and the International Energy Agency (IEA) – as well as a range of international stakeholders committed to ICT sustainability objectives to share and develop ideas, launch joint initiatives, and collaborate on a broad range of sustainability projects. These partnerships help shape GeSI’s global vision regarding the evolution of the ICT sector, and how it can best meet the challenges of sustainable development.