At Telenor Group—a mobile operator with operations in 13 markets and more than 200 million customers—Jan Kristensen has played a central role in developing the company’s sustainability reporting framework, with a focus on climate change and the environment. He also has been involved in collaborative groups to demonstrate how the information and communications technology (ICT) sector can provide sustainability benefits, including reducing carbon emissions and energy/resource use, generating revenue, reducing costs, and providing societal benefits. Kristensen’s work also focuses on how ICT can be used for sustainable development, and he served on the steering committee for GeSI’s recent SMARTer2030 study. Kristensen has spent 20 years in the telecom industry and 10 years in the consulting sector.


Creating the Internet of Sustainable and Trusted Things