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Pernilla Bergmark

Research Lead, Financial system benchmarking @ World Benchmarking Alliance

Until mid 2023, Pernilla Bergmark was a Principal Researcher at Ericsson Research, focused on the sustainability impacts of ICT.
Her research interests include methodology development and assessments related to climate impacts, circular economy, smart sustainable cities, planetary boundaries and the SDGs. Pernilla Bergmark is a co-author of the Exponential Roadmap for 1.5C aligned climate action, a collaboration between Future Earth, Sitra, WWF, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, PIK, Ericsson and others, where she focused on policy and technology.

She is also a co-author of the 1.5C Business Playbook, which is supported by 55+ partners from brands, enterprises, organizations and academia. Pernilla Bergmark is also active in standardization as a co-rapporteur of ITU SG5 Q9, ‘Climate change and assessment of digital technologies in the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement’,  in ETSI EE, and in the Swedish national committee for cities, TC 268 (SIS TK 588) and environmental management (SIS TK 207). Lately, she has contributed to the development of the ICT sectoral decarbonization approach developed by ITU/GSMA/GESI for the SBTi, and ITU´s Net Zero standard for ICT organizations, as well as to the UNFCCC Climate Action Pathway for ICT & Mobile.