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Green IT : reality, benefits and best practices

Author: IT Governance Research Team.
Publisher: Ely, U.K. : IT Governance, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Green IT is a very topical subject right now. It seems that there are a range of views about what constitutes 'Green IT'. On the one hand, there is the argument that Green IT is primarily a bottom-line focused activity that also helps save the planet. On the other hand, there is the view that almost every new initiative nowadays has been 'greenwashed' and that not nearly enough is being done to actually save the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: IT Governance Research Team.
OCLC Number: 670292240
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preliminaries; CONTENTS; 1 Introduction; 2 The Green Agenda; 3 The Green counter argument; 4 The business view; 5 Corporate social responsibility; 6 Regulatory fiscal and market based environmental mechanisms; 7 Increasing the energy efficiency of data centres; 8 Green office; 9 Green building technologies; 10 Best practice for implementing a Green IT action plan; APPENDIX A Summary of current U S state energy efficiency programs; APPENDIX B Glossary; APPENDIX C Units of measurement; APPENDIX D Educational resources; APPENDIX E Kyoto emission reduction targets by country.
Responsibility: IT Governance Research Team.

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What is 'Green IT'? Why is this topic receiving such coverage and what are the drivers behind adopting a Green IT strategy? Why should 'Green IT' be of interest to a company and what, if any, are the  Read more...

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