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Why a Green Digital Charter?


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Why a Green Digital Charter? Nikolaos Kontinakis (EUROCITIES) (ICT2018 Vienna)

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Why a Green Digital Charter?

  1. 1. ICT 2018 Vienna, 04/12/18 Why a “Green Digital Charter”? Nikolaos Kontinakis EUROCITIES, senior projects coordinator Green ICT In Practice: Low Carbon ICT Networking Session at ICT2018 Vienna, 4 December 2018
  2. 2. ICT 2018 Vienna, 04/12/18 What is the Green Digital Charter? The Green Digital Charter aims to improve the quality of life in cities through the use of digital solutions. Four commitments undersigned by the signatory-cities: - Work with other Green Digital Charter signatories to promote the best applications and results of ICT solutions - Establish local partnerships to implement the Green Digital Charter 's commitments, and to make these central elements of the cities' wider strategies - Deploy five large-scale and replicable ICT pilots per city within five years and communicating the impact of these to citizens and local stakeholders - Decrease the direct carbon footprint of the ICT sector by 30% per city within ten years.
  3. 3. ICT 2018 Vienna, 04/12/18 How far have you gone? 53 European cities from 21countries representing more than 27 million citizens
  4. 4. ICT 2018 Vienna, 04/12/18 Show me some results! A guidebook for peer-to-peer learning for cities - Three collections of city projects - 10 webinars, 3 trainings and 2 work-shadowing events - Awards to the best city projects - More than 40 videos with city experts and events - An overview of cities’ status towards the GDC objectives -
  5. 5. ICT 2018 Vienna, 04/12/18 Thank you! @GDCharter Green ICT In Practice: Low Carbon ICT Networking Session at ICT2018 Vienna, 4 December 2018