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Public policy recommendations to leverage Green ICT.

Public policy recommendations to leverage Green ICT.
Gabrielle Gauthey, Public Affairs, Alcatel-Lucent

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  • ALCATEL-LUCENTPublic Policy RecommendationsGabrielle Gauthey, Public Affairs, Alcatel-LucentNovember 2012 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • PUBLIC POLICY LANDSCAPEA patchwork of laudable efforts with room for improvementIn OECD countries: 50 policies target the ICT sector Fewer seek to maximize 30 26 benefit that ICT 25 can have across the economy Number of policies 20 16 15 8 10 5 Most seek to limit 0 Direct effects Enabling effects Both the direct impact of ICT Policy cohesion + multi-stakeholder dialogues are key 2 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • BUILD INTELLIGENTLY BY DEPLOYING SMART INFRASTRUCTURERecommendation 1• For instance, smart grids could REDUCE THE EMISSIONS OF THE POWER SECTOR by 2 GtCO2e by 2020 (approx. 5% of global emissions) POLICY MAKERS CAN HELP WITH• Standards development to ensure the interoperability of systems• Financing of pilot and demonstration projects• Incentives to encourage its deployment• Ensure that utilities accept non-utility-owned generation, such as renewables• Data privacy issues to ensure that consumers are protected• Facilitating demand aggregation 3 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • SUPPORT EFFICIENT MOBILE ACCESS Recommendation 2• Major future growth in communications is via MOBILE NETWORKS• In developing countries, in particular, efficient mobile access can mean: - QUICKER deployment - REDUCED ENVIRONMENTAL IMpact - Use of local RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY MAKERS CAN• Support R&D activities• Support demonstration projects• Adapt local installation regulation 4 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • ANTICIPATE AND MAXIMIZE THE BENEFITS OF THE CLOUDRecommendation 3• ICT services are increasingly being provided from THE CLOUD• +90% ENERGY SAVINGS are possible POLICY MAKERS CAN• Foster the use of cloud-based services via green public procurement practices• Support the development of methodologies to assess the impact of the cloud 5 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT ADVANCED RESEARCH Recommendation 4• Continuing innovation means that the ICT sector will continue to increase its POSITIVE ENVIRONMENTAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACTS• History of PUBLIC-PRIVATE COOPERATION has facilitated the development of BREAKTHROUGH TECHNOLOGIES POLICY MAKERS CAN• Fund research into potentially high-impact technologies• Create forums for researchers from across the ICT value chain to come together and facilitate their work through funding and support 6 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • SUPPORT INDUSTRY EFFORTS TO HARMONIZE ASSESSMENTMETHODOLOGIESRecommendation 5• CREDIBLE DATA is essential to reducing environmental impacts• Current ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGIES are adapted for single devices, but need to FOCUS ON ENTIRE NETWORKS and the SERVICES they provide POLICY MAKERS CAN• Help experts from industry, NGOs, and standards development organizations come together• Support testing and evaluation of new methodologies 7 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • REASON FOR HOPEHistory of improving ICT energy efficiency Public-private collaboration has been essential to these technologies 8 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • Learn more: www.alcatel-lucent.com/sustainabilityRead our 2011 CR Report: www.alcatel-lucent.com/sustainability/reports/Alcatel-Lucent-CR-Report-2011-FR.pdf @Alcatel_Lucent COPYRIGHT © 2011 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
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