GeSI, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative, comprises over 30 of the world’s leading ICT companies. This session will provide a preview of the results of GeSI’s project on the ICT sector's opportunity to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs and related targets.
This session will focus on two main aspects:
a) New findings from GeSI’s project on the contribution potential of the ICT sector across all SDGs with a focus on education (SDG4), health (SDG3), work and growth (SDG8), industrialization and innovation (SDG9), sustainable cities (SDG11) and climate action (SDG13). Speakers will illustrate the key findings of the in-depth analysis and provide concrete examples of successful ICT-enabled solutions;
b) Engagement Roadmap for GeSI and its member companies on current barriers to wider ICT adoption, measures to overcome them, and the private sector action agenda to harness the power of ICT towards the SDGs.