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​​​"Beyond COP26 - Accelerating Net-Zero Through a Sustainable Digital Transformation Sustainable Digital Transformation" 

​​​Day 3
16​ December 2021​

​09:00 - 09:15 (CST)
16:00 - 16:15 (CET)
Opening Remarks
​09:15 - 10:30 (CST)
16:15 - 17:30 (CET)
Session 1: Shaping a sustainable future with digital transformation

COP26 has reminded the world that every country and sector need to raise their climate ambitions in order to reach the climate targets set in the Paris Agreement. With the right approach, digital transformation can significantly boost sustainability across sectors and enhance climate mitigation and adaptation actions. This Session will look at the importance of adopting digital transformation and how it may help setting the region on a clear path to reach the Paris targets.

Moderator: Andrés Sastre​, Director, Instituto de Desarrollo Digital de América Latina y el Caribe (IDD LAC)
Questions & Answers
​10:30 - 10:45 (CST)
17:30 - 17:45 (CET)
Short Break​
10:45 - 11:55​ (CST)
17:45 - 18:55 (CET)
​Session 2: Maximizing the benefits of digital transformation through achieving net-zero

While the accelerated digital transformation has brought on new opportunity for development, their environmental impacts are often neglected in the discussion. This session will shed light on how the ICT sector can play a key role in advancing sustainability in digital transformation by improving efficiency of ICTs and reaching net-zero within the sector.

Moderator: Barbara Kolm​, Director, Austrian Economics Center & Vice President, Austrian National Bank
​​Questions & Answers
11:55 - 12:00​ (CST)
18:55 - 19:00 (CET)
Closing Remarks