ASTAP: Working Group on Green ICT and EMF Exposure (WG GICT&EMF)

Objectives:

  • To exchange information on experience related to the ICT impact to the Climate Change and Smart sustainable cities including green of/by ICTs and Electro-Magnetic Field (EMF) Exposure among the APT member countries
  • To study issues, develop proposals and drive ICT standardization activities related to the Green ICT and EMF Exposure in the APT Region
  • To identify regional interest and recommendations from the APT Members and channel to reflect it to the international SDOs related to Green ICT and EMF Exposure; as and when required
  • Key focus areas on Green ICT will be
    • Green of ICT: Green efforts to reduce the growing carbon footprint of the ICT industry, covering areas such as ICT hardware and software, network equipment, base stations, data centres and e-waste management
    • Green by ICT: Green efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of the other economic sectors by leveraging on the ICT advancement, covering smart sustainable cities and various sectors such as construction, manufacturing, etc.
    • ICT for Green: ICT efforts to preserve and conserve the environment such as forests, ocean, etc.
  • Key focus oareas on EMF Exposure will be
    • impact of EMF to human
    • Test methods and measurements of EMF exposure
    • Standards related to EMF exposure in APT member countries.

Output/Deliverables:

  • Standards, guidelines, best practices and white papers related to Green ICT and EMF exposure
  • Contributions to global and regional standardization activities on Green ICT and EMF exposure
  • Status reports on standardization activities of Green ICT and EMF exposure
  • Proposals of workshop on Green ICT and EMF exposure; if necessary

Chairman:
Dr. Sam Young Chung, Ministry of Science, ICT and Planning, Republic of Korea

Vice-Chairmen:
Dr. Artprecha Rugsachart, National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission, Thailand
Mr. Alex Kuik, Malaysian Technical Standards Forum, Bhd, Malaysia
Mr. Min Prasad Aryal, Nepal Telecommunication Authority, Nepal

 
 
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