Are Green ICT practices now becoming a key business component for any organisation ?

According to Graeme Philipson Green IT “is the conscious implementation of technologies, techniques and policies designed to reduce the carbon footprint of the IT function within the organisation… and the use of IT to reduce the carbon footprint of the whole organisation.” So, there are now plenty of reasons for implementing green IT now, such as broader green issues are gaining prominence, power bills are rising, IT’s power consumption is rising, IT’s power consumption is more visible and carbon emissions reporting is becoming mandatory, he said.
Are Green ICT practices now becoming a key business component for any organisation ? 

Guidelines for Green IT in Daily Life

The brochure defines « What is Green IT » and offers ways to greening our IT products, applications, services and practices, by designing, manufacturing, using and disposing of IT devices with minimal or no impact on the environment, and using IT as a catalyst or facilitator to decrease the impact of other sectors on the environment. To download this press release please click here.