The Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability (CODES) kicked off the co-design and ideation process for the flagship report "A Digital Planet for Sustainability". This started with a virtual roundtable on 7 May and is being followed by a 2 week consultation process being held on the UN Sparkblue platform. The draft report and the engagement platform for feedback is available here.
The registration process for this incredible learning opportunity is now open for all of the CODES community. Colleagues interested in attending one or more of the sessions will need to create an EU login to the registration system or create a new account here.
Digital With Purpose is an ambitious movement of leaders that are joining forces in a race to deliver against the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. This initiative believes in a world where technology, innovation and collaboration can transform the fortunes of our planet. The Digital with Purpose Movement is the next stage of GeSI's initiative following the launch of its Digital with Purpose report in 2019.
UNEP is organizing a virtual "Digital Discovery" session to help colleagues and partners learn more about the Digital With Purpose Movement. The event will be hosted by Luis Neves, the CEO of GeSI and Claire Butler, Manager, Sustainability and Climate Change, at Deloitte.
New Digital Sustainability Initiatives
Announcing the launch of the European research network “Digitalization for Sustainability – Science in Dialogue” (D4S). This research network is dedicated to develop a progressive vision for a digitalization that fosters environmental and social sustainability. Learn more about the members of our Expert Panel as well as the project and its background here.
The IGF 2021 will feature an intersessional workstream focused on intersections between environment and digitalisation processes, called the Policy Network on Environment (PNE). The PNE will focus on the interplay between environment and digitalisation processes and place this topic higher on the Internet governance global agenda. A dedicated best practice workstream of the PNE will focus on the governance of environmental data. The PNE will work in close coordination with related initiatives such as CODES within the framework of the Secretary General's Digital Cooperation Roadmap. More information is available here.
CODES is a multi-stakeholder group of change makers from the public and private sectors and civil society that are accelerating a digital planet for sustainability. This is part of the Secretary General's Digital Cooperation Roadmap. More information is availablehere.