How can we use the potential of digital technologies to support sustainable development? The Informatics and Sustainability (ISR) group, jointly founded by UZH and Empa in 2010, is devoted to research on interactions between the digital transition and the transition towards sustainability. Check our research and publications pages to find out more.
New study: Next generation mobile networks - problem or solution for climate protection?
The ISR group started a research project to assess the opportunities and risks of next generation mobile networks (5G) for climate protection in cooperation with Swisscom AG, swisscleantech and ...
Digitalize for the Environment
Jan Bieser from the Informatics and Sustainability Research Group together with researchers from 7 other institutions has published the guide Digitalize for the environment.
Extending the lifespan of mobile devices
The ISR group and four research groups from ZHAW will work together on LIFESAVING (Extending the lifespan of mobile devices), a project of the National Research Programme “Sustainable ...
Call for Participation/Contributions: Workshop on "(How) can our digitalized society operate within planetary boundaries?"
In this participatory workshop, we aim to gather participants from academia as well as from industry to jointly develop the vision of digital sufficiency. We will discuss ideas, findings and ...