ICC discussion paper on ICTs and environmental sustainability

    Prepared by the ICC commission on : Commission on the Digital Economy
    Publication date : 06/10/2010 | Document Number : 373/494

    Innovative ICT solutions can help organizations map out their priorities, informing decisions as to funding, staffing and resource allocation to improve sustainability and profitability, further driving growth and innovation. In all of these efforts, modern high speed broadband networks will be the crucial enabler for almost all industries and essential for leading the way to a low carbon society. Without a modern telecommunication infrastructure of high speed networks, society cannot reap the whole potential of possible CO2 emission reduction that Green ICT solutions can provide


    • A snapshot on climate change and the role of ICTs
    • ICTs as both enabler and driver of sustainable solutions
    • The ICT industry and its own footprint
    • The policy landscape