Tech Net Zero discovery

Making connections: CDPS is exploring the link between public sector technology use and greenhouse emissions © Unsplash

What’s the goal of the discovery?

To find out more about how the public sector can use digital technology to help Wales reach net zero gas emissions.

What problems could the discovery solve for people?

The discovery phase of this Agile project is exploring technology use within the Welsh public sector as it relates to climate change. Our goal is to support the public sector to use digital technology in a way that aligns with Wales’s commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 or sooner.

Who’s involved in the discovery?

The Welsh digital agency Perago and M-SParc science park are CDPS’s partner in this discovery.

What has CDPS done so far?

We have :

What’s coming up next?

We’ll interview people involved in the digital tech and environmental sectors in the UK to understand good practice where these fields overlap.

How would this service help to deliver the digital strategy for Wales?

Tech Net Zero would help to deliver three of the strategy’s missions:

Mission 1: digital services

Deliver and modernise services so that they are designed around user needs and are simple, secure, and convenient.

Mission 5: digital economy

Drive economic prosperity and resilience by embracing and exploiting digital innovation.

Mission 6: data and collaboration

Services are improved by working together, with data and knowledge being used and shared.

Blog posts

Green machines: how workplace tech can save the planet

Supporting net zero with tech – what ‘good’ looks like

‘Tech net zero’ – so what does it mean?

Tech net zero – start by understanding the problem

CDPS awards tech net zero discovery contract