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Examples of how Alcatel-Lucent’s ICT solutions contribute towards the much needed, low-carbon economy, including perspectives relative to national energy consumption patterns, how GreenTouch™ ...

Examples of how Alcatel-Lucent’s ICT solutions contribute towards the much needed, low-carbon economy, including perspectives relative to national energy consumption patterns, how GreenTouch™ illustrates a successful co-creative platform and how, ultimately access to broadband must be a top public policy priority for inclusive global sustainability.

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  • 1. REALIZING GREEN GROWTH - Road to Rio and Beyond:ICT for Green GrowthApril 12, 2012 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • 2. OUR COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITYGOING GREEN: NEXT REVOLUTION OF 21ST CENTURY“How do we get Green out of the talking shop into reality?Remember the Internet in the 80s? Green can be thesame motor for innovation and inspire a new wave ofeconomic growth.”Ben VerwaayenCEO Alcatel-Lucent GREEN = Green is the single most important opportunity ECONOMIC for the 21st century DRIVER 2 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • 3. ICT IMPACT: THE ENABLING EFFECT ICT can enable a 15% reduction in global emissions by 2020ICT today: about 2% of global emissions An Opportunity for tremendous impact on remaining 98% I have always believed that IT is an engine of an efficient economy; it can also drive a greener one. Michael Dell, Forbes Magazine Nov. 2009 Source: GeSI – SMART 2020: Enabling the Low Carbon Economy in the Information Age 3 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • 4. WHERE WE ARE DOING NOTHING IS NOT AN OPTIONMOBILE BROADBAND+60%INCREASEIn 2010; with 558 millionworldwide and should top 2 billionby 2015.INTERNET=5thHIGHEST COUNTRYIf the internet was a country: energyconsumption is higher than Russia and alittle less than JapanENERGY+27%INCREASEEnergy consumption in communicationsservice provider (CSP) networks is forecastto increase by 27% from 2012 to 2016 Green is a necessity for the ICT industry 4 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • 5. GREENTOUCH™A NEW INNOVATION MODEL FOR SUSTAINABILITYBell Labs-initiated GreenTouch™:• Focus on sustainability and growth• Holistic and ambitious: Goal of 1000x• 55 members and 25 research projects focused on several key technology areas• Leading scientists from across the industry and around the world• Recognized by the World Economic Forum• Moving from fundamental research into the pre- competitive area through standardization• Leading Green ICT: cooperation with other NGOs such as ITU-T, GeSI, Carbon Trust, ITRS• Creating a new innovation model for sustainability GreenTouch™ | Demonstrate technologies in five years that lead to a 1000-fold improvement in energy efficiency 5 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • 6. GREENTOUCH™A NEW INNOVATION MODEL FOR SUSTAINABILITYBell Labs-initiated GreenTouch™: It takes an ecosystem• Focus on sustainability and growth• Holistic and ambitious: Goal of 1000x• 55 members and 25 research projects focused on several key technology areas• Leading scientists from across the industry and around the world• Recognized by the World Economic Forum• Moving from fundamental research into the pre- competitive area through standardization• Leading Green ICT: cooperation with other NGOs such as ITU-T, GeSI, Carbon Trust, ITRS• Creating a new innovation model for sustainability GreenTouch™ | Demonstrate technologies in five years that lead to a 1000-fold improvement in energy efficiency 6 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • 7. OUR COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITYICT FOR GREEN GROWTH Need a new innovation model for ICT sustainability Create entirely new models with key stakeholders to look at ICT energy efficiency (e.g. GreenTouch). Green is an industry necessity. Measure & standardize ICT’s eco impacts INFORMATION Develop harmonized metrics and measurements and AND common standards for calculating both ICT’s COMMUNICATION environmental impacts and the positive contribution it can make to other sectors. TECHNOLOGIES Make it a top public policy priority Expanding access to broadband infrastructure and services must be a top public policy priority for countries around the globe. Policy makers need to ensure awareness and support. The potential to leverage ICT for sustainability should be explicitly included in the outcomes of the Rio+20 conference 7 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • 8. 8COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • 9. /eco 9COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALCATEL-LUCENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.