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Dave Carter Green Digital Charter March 2010


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Dave Carter Green Digital Charter March 2010

  1. 1.  CHAIR: Chris Price Digital Birmingham
  2. 2. <ul><li>Green Digital Charter </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Innovation, Energy Efficiency and Smart Cities </li></ul><ul><li>Dave Carter, Head, Manchester Digital Development Agency (MDDA), Manchester City Council, UK </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  3. 3. Inclusive sustainability through Smart Cities ICT that is more energy efficient ICT that enables new energy efficient processes ICT that drives new values and behaviours <ul><li>Ensuring more positive ICT impacts: </li></ul><ul><li>sustainability in production, use & disposal of ICT </li></ul><ul><li>more energy efficient homes, public services and businesses </li></ul><ul><li>creating sustainable energy communities: </li></ul><ul><li>enabling behaviour change: individuals, communities and organisations </li></ul>
  4. 4. Future Vision: <ul><li>Cities as catalysts for reducing emissions: </li></ul><ul><li>Role of Green Digital Charter: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cities committed to working together to deliver on EU climate objectives, using digital technologies to increase energy efficiency, facilitate emissions reductions and help in adapting to climate change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploit ICTs as both a technical solution and enable of behavioural change to reduce emissions, including from ICTs themselves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage leadership from cities in adopting innovative technical solutions and in building new partnerships to achieve this </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share public and private sector experience and expertise in deploying ICTs to address climate change, in cooperation with national, European and international initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. Priorities <ul><li>Green Digital Charter: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop cities as platforms for innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate that cities can lead by practical example </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create new partnerships for local action </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote integrated approaches and large-scale solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support open innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Influencing EU policy development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Eurocities & Living Labs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emerging “Smart Cities” agenda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to ‘Future Internet’ policy initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Practical action: </li></ul><ul><li>Green Digital Charter: Mayors/Leaders signed up at Eurocities AGM Nov. 2009 & EU ICT4EE High Level Event Feb. 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Cities: green digital agenda seen as central theme for urban living labs </li></ul><ul><li>Priorities for next 12 months: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>demonstrating measurability, comparability, transparency and visibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>promoting energy efficient ‘smart’ processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>stimulating ‘transformational’ approaches to ICTs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>driving new values and behaviour through innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>providing vision and leadership: taking the lead on R&D </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>developing a roadmap for digital planning and ‘Smart Cities’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>identifying benchmarks of excellence and good practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>setting up exemplar projects, securing funding, implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More Information: </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Green Digital Charter now signed by 23 cities </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership work with EC and Covenant of Mayors </li></ul><ul><li>Building wider support during 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Links to new initiatives on ‘Smart Cities’ </li></ul><ul><li>New ‘Smart Cities’ WG proposed co-chaired by Manchester & Barcelona (to include ICT4EE) </li></ul><ul><li>Work with Living Labs and Future Internet networks </li></ul>ICT that is more energy efficient ICT that enables new energy efficient processes ICT that drives new values and behaviours Green Digital Charter Eurocities Knowledge Society Forum (KSF) ICT for Energy Efficiency – ICT4EE – 2010
  8. 8.  CHAIR: Chris Price Digital Birmingham