Green!ICT!4!Development!! ?· INTRODUCING*CLOSE*THE*GAP* Close!the!Gap:!Bridging!the!Digital!Divide!…

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    Olivier!Vanden!Eynde,!Founder!&!Managing!Director,!Close!the!Gap!/!WorldLoop!olivier.vanden.eynde@closeBtheBgap.org!!

    Green!ICT!4!Development!!in!Support!of!a!Circular!Economy!

  • SUSTAINABLE*DEVELOPMENT*GOALS*

    Poverty!&!Hunger! EducaKon! Gender!Equality! Health!

    Environmental!Sustainability!

    *access*to*INFORMATION*&*COMMUNICATION*TECHNOLOGIES*=*

    SOCIAL*BENEFITS*

  • ACCESS*TO*ICT*CAN*BE*LIMITED*BY*

    The$high$costs$of$quality$IT$equipment.$

  • ICT*PROJECTS*REQUIRE*

    Local$exper9se.$

  • ICT*ENDBUSERS*NEED*ACCESS*TO*

    Local$qualified$IT$teachers.$

  • INTRODUCING*CLOSE*THE*GAP*

    Close!the!Gap:!Bridging!the!Digital!Divide! Founded!in!2003!as!a!social!enterprise! Serving!African,!LaKn!American,!Asian!regions! 450,000+!computers!collected! 120,000!computers!deployed!in!developing!countries! 1,500,000!unique!IT!users!reached!weekly!

    !

  • SUSTAINABILITY*OF*IT*DEVICES*

    RESOURCE*CONSUMPTION*IN*ICT*DEVICE*PRODUCTION** 80%!energy!consumpKon!occurs!during!producKon!!

    (20%$energy$use$when$opera9onal)$

    240kg!of!fossils!fuels! 22kg!of!chemicals! 1.5!tonnes!of!water!

    Environmentally!speaking,!!replacing!a!device!to!gain!10%!increase!energy!efficiency!is!only!jusKfiable!if!device!is!a!>33+!years!!!

    EuroAc9v$(2014).$FiHng$eIwaste$into$the$circular$economy.$ko$$Ins9tue$(2011)$

  • WHAT*WE*DO**CLOSE*THE*GAP*

  • ICT*PROJECTS*ARE*UNSUSTAINABLE*

    In$the$absence$of$safe$eIwaste$disposal$op9ons.$

  • DEVELOPING*COUNTRIES*Lack$reliable$waste$management$

    infrastructure.$

  • VALUE*EXTRACTION*

    Creates$an$informal$economy.$!

  • AT*THE*RISK*OF*

    Environmental$and$human$health.$

  • Part*of*the*circular*economy*process*

    Requires*somebody*to*take*responsibility*for*the*discarded*material.*

  • INTRODUCING*WORLDLOOP*

    WorldLoop:*Changing*the*EBwaste*Cycle* Founded!in!2009!by!Close!the!Gap!! Serving!SubBSaharan!Africa,!LaKn!America! OperaKonal!in!14!countries!across!2!conKnents! 1500+!tons!of!eBwaste!collected!and!processed!!

    (2100+!tons!CO2!emissions!avoided)*!

    190+!tons!of!hazardous!waste!spared!from!landfills!

    !

    *$Due$to$recycling$of$material$and$reintroduc9on$into$produc9on,$less$new$material$will$have$to$be$produced.$Because$the$produc9on$of$material$from$virgin$resources$needs$more$energy,$and$emits$more$greenhouse$gasses$than$recycling,$the$ac9vity$of$recycling$avoids$the$emission$of$greenhouse$gasses.$

  • WHAT*WE*DO**WORLDLOOP*

  • 2ND*LIFEBCYCLE*CRADLE*TO*CRADLE*

  • EBWASTE*OFFSETTING*

    100#cer'ficate#can#recycle#2#tons#of#e2waste#

    and#

    Avoid#2.88#tons#of#CO2#emissions#tons#of#e2waste.

    500#cer'ficates#can#help#run#local#awareness#campaigns#in#an#urban#community#in#sub2Saharan#Africa.

    1,000#cer'ficates#can#start#up#a#small#e2waste#collec'on#and#dismantling#project#in#a#developing#country.

    Par$cipate*in*the*e-Resource*Cer$ficate*Programme:

    Seed#capital#to#start#up#e2waste#collec'on#and#dismantling#ac'vi'es. Drive#local#e2waste#awareness#raising#and#collec'on#campaigns. Ensure#100%#environmentally#sound#treatment#of#ALL#e2waste#frac'ons.

    VOLUNTARILY#OFFSET#

    THE#IMPACT#OF#ICT#FOR#DEVELOPMENT#DONATIONS

  • INTERNATIONAL*REACH*

    Uganda*

    Belgium*

    Senegal*

    Ghana*

    Sierra!Leone* Togo*

    Cameroon*

    D.R.Congo*

    Ethiopia*

    Kenya*Rwanda*Tanzania*

    Zambia*

    South*Africa*

    Nepal*

    Thailand*

    Philippines*

    Burundi*Malawi*

    Mozambique*

    Burkina*faso*

    Colombia* Nigeria*

    Pakistan*Cuba*

    Brazil*

    Peru*

    Iraq*Afganistan*

    Indonesia*

    Laos*

    Vietnam*

    Benin*

    Mali* Niger*

    Madagascar*

    Guinea*

    Ecuador*

    Zimbabwe*

    Close*the*Gap*Projects*EBwaste*Recycling*Coverage*

    Bo2W*Hazardous*Material*Flows*

  • DONATING!COMPANIES!2014!ACERTA#|#ADECCO#|#AHOLD#|#ALCON#|#ARVAL#|#BELDEN#|#BIOMERIEUX#|#BNP#PARIBAS#FORTIS#|#BPOST#BANK#|#BRUSSELS#AIRLINES#|#C#A#|#CARGILL#|#CEGEKA#|#CENTRAAL#

    ORGAAN#OPVANG#ASIELZOEKERS#|#CHELLO#MEDIA#|#CHRISTELIJKE*MUTUALTEIT*ANTWERPEN#|#COCA2COLA#COMPANY#|#COCA2COLA#ENTERPRISE#|##COFELY2GDF2SUEZ#|#CONSILIUM#EUROPA#|#DAF#|#DELOITTE#|#DHL#|#EBAY#|#ENEXIS#|#ESSENT#|#EUROCENTER#|#EUROPEAN#INVESTMENT#BANK#|#EXACT#|#FAMIFED#|#FEDICT#|#FOKKER#SERVICES#|#GEMEENTE#MERELBEKE#|#GEMEENTE#WILLEBROEK#|#GS1#|#GSK#BIOLOIGICALS#|#HEINEKEN#|#HIVA#LEUVEN#|#IMEC#|#INDAVER#|#ING#|#INTERNATIONAL#SCHOOL#OF#

    BRUSSELS#|#ISZF#|#J.#CORTES#|#KAREL#DE#GROTE#HOGESCHOOL#|#KBC#|#KLM#|#KLUWER#|#KONINKLIJKE#AHOLD#|#KPN#TELECOM#|#LE#10#SPORT#FRANCE#|#LE#10#SPORT#FRANCE#|#LEASEPLAN#|#LIBERTY#GLOBAL#|#LYDIAN#|#MAINTEANCE#PARTNERS#|#MFPDEALS#|#

    MOBISTAR#|#NATIONALE#BANK#VAN#BELGIE#|#NEDERLANDSE#SPOORWEGEN#|#NEDTRAIN#|#NS#HIGHSPEED#|#NXP#SEMICONDUCTORS#|#OCE#|#OCMW#ZWIJNDRECHT#|#POLITIE#

    LEUVEN#|#POSTNL#|#PRORAIL#|#PROVINCIE#WEST2VLAANDEREN#|#PROVONA#COLLEGE#|#RABOBANK#|#REAL#DOLMEN#|#RICOH#NETHERLANDS#|#RODE#KRUIS#|#SAS#INSTITUTE#|#SCOTTISH#GOVERNMENT#EU#OFFICE#|#SD#WORX#|#SPECIAL#OLYMPICS#|#STARWOOD#HOTEL#AND#RESORTS#|#STORK#|#SYNERGICS#|#TELECOM#LUXEMBURG#|#TELENET#|#

    TERUMO#|#TOYOTA#|#UMICORE#|#UPC#|#UZ#ANTWERPEN#VLAAMS#LIGA#TEGEN#KANKER#|#VLAAMS#PARLEMENT#|#VRIJE#UNIVERSITEIT#BRUSSELS#|#ZF#WINDPOWER

  • PRIVATE*SECTOR*SUPPORT*

  • WWW.WORLDLOOP.ORG/LETSTALKTRASH

    HEAR*OUR*STORIES*

  • CONTINUOUS*EVOLUTION*Sustainable$business$models$

    $charity$Leveraging$the$strengths$of$

    stakeholders$Strengthening$partnerships$

  • THANK*YOU!*

    www.closeBtheBgap.org*www.worldloop.org*