Green ICT

CEPIS Joins Digital4Sustainability as Associated Partner

DIGITAL SME has launched Digital4Sustainability, an EU co-funded 4 million EUR industry-driven project to boost Europe’s skills for the green & digital transition. Coordinated by DIGITAL SME, the project brings together 29 members of the Digital Large-Scale Partnership under the Pact for Skills from 13 EU countries. CEPIS has joined this consortium as an Associate Partner, bringing our expertise and network to increase the project’s impact in Europe.

New Report Identifies Key Green Digital skills

Huawei, AE4RIA, and UNFCCC Global Innovation Hub have published a report on “Twin Skills for the Twin Transition: Defining Green Digital Skills and Jobs”. It was developed in collaboration with ATHENA Research Centre, Sustainable Development Unit under AE4RIA, PwC, and with input from EIT Digital. 

GI Launches Project to Assess Software Environmental Impact

The German Informatics Society kicked off the project ‘ECO:DIGIT – Enabling Green Computing and Digital Transformation.’ This collaborative effort between the GI, the Institute for Applied Ecology, the Open Source Business Alliance, adesso SE, and Siemens, aims to foster transparency, objectivity, and standardization in the assessment of the environmental impact of various software applications.  

ITPE holds webinar on sustainability in IT

On 5 December, ITPE held the webinar ‘The road to Smart Cities and Digital Sustainability’. Speakers included CEPIS President and associate professor at University of Alcala, Luis Fernandez-Sanz, Sofia Segkouli of the Greek Institute for Informatics and Telematics and Simon Sarfat of SoftwareONE.

Report outlines steps to join digital and green transitions

A recent Joint Research Centre foresight report has discovered that, while digital solutions can significantly help with environmental issues such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions, they can add their own burden on the environment. The report points out the main requirements that the EU must implement to ensure the green and digital transitions do not …


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