chargeNET wins Best and Most Innovative Digital Innovation with high impact on society, in the Smart Settlement and Urbanisation category, at the World Summit Awards (WSA) held in Vienna, Austria on the 22nd of March 2018.
WSA is a global initiative within the framework of the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). chargeNET was the only Sri Lankan solution among 400 applications, from 180 UN member states, to have been awarded this prestigious award in the year 2017.
The WSA Congress saw a myriad of products and innovative solutions, that addressed major economic, social and humanitarian problems, faced by a world that is moving in full speed and infinite technology advances. From health to quality education, sustainable manufacturing to renewable energy, these topics were discussed largely, to meet consensus among innovation specialists from around the word. The objective behind WSA and the UN Sustainable Development framework, is to discover new ways of solving real world problems through intuitive and intelligent technology; a new way to do business, uplift livelihoods and to accelerate economies of the world.
chargeNET, a subsidiary of CodeGen International (Pvt) Ltd., believes in utilising digital innovation to accelerate sustainable economic growth; inclusive, accessible and economical in all aspects. chargeNET was identified as a brand that contributes to UN SDG 7, 9 and 11; where industry innovation and infrastructure is put in place by the company, to provide clean and affordable energy, with an end goal to create sustainable cities and communities that are geared to welcome tomorrow’s world.
chargeNET states, that smart consumption of energy, and use of renewable resources to generate power will be something the team will be looking at in the future, with the hope of reducing the Carbon Footprint of the country, while facilitating clean and green energy for the wider community.
Being the first end-to-end solution launched in Sri Lanka for electric vehicle charging, chargeNET goes beyond software, and has built a scalable solution, synergising multiple technologies and engineering skills for hotels, apartments, home use and other businesses. From building an electric vehicle charger from scratch and deploying the first smart IoT powered network for the e-mobility segment in Sri Lanka, the company is a catalyst in standardising the transportation sector to be sustainable, inclusive and economical, with easy access to anyone – from anywhere in the country.