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Green It

Author : BCS The Chartered Institute for IT
ISBN : 9781780171340
Genre : Business & Economics
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New legislation, rising energy costs and increasing demand for green credentials have moved sustainable IT up the business agenda. This ebook looks at different aspects of green IT - from sustainably managing IT assets, ethically recycling hardware or using IT to reduce carbon footprint - and how to incorporate them in business strategy.

Handbook Of Energy Aware And Green Computing Two Volume Set

Author : Ishfaq Ahmad
ISBN : 9781482254440
Genre : Computers
File Size : 74. 83 MB
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Implementing energy-efficient CPUs and peripherals as well as reducing resource consumption have become emerging trends in computing. As computers increase in speed and power, their energy issues become more and more prevalent. The need to develop and promote environmentally friendly computer technologies and systems has also come to the forefront in computing research. A pioneering publication for researchers in computer science and engineering, Handbook of Energy-Aware and Green Computing, Two-Volume Set is one of the first to present a comprehensive account of recent research in energy-aware and green computing. Edited by the co-chairs of the International Green Computing Conference, this handbook incorporates fundamental knowledge from all related areas, including circuit and component design, software, operating systems, networking, mobile computing, and data centers. It also discusses up-to-date research on many aspects of power-aware computing at the component, software, and system levels.

Green It Strategies And Applications

Author : Bhuvan Unhelkar
ISBN : 9781439837818
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 38. 65 MB
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Bhuvan Unhelkar takes you on an all-encompassing voyage of environmental sustainability and Green IT. Sharing invaluable insights gained during two battle-tested decades in the information and communication technologies industry, he provides a comprehensive examination of the wide-ranging aspects of Green IT—from switching-off monitors, virtualizing data centers, and optimizing processes to bringing attitude change through training and the use of green metrics for reporting. Combining extensive research, literature review experimentation, and decades of practical consulting experience, Green IT Strategies and Applications: Using Environmental Intelligence is your complete reference for undertaking a successful Green IT transformation. The environmentally responsible business strategies described in this book include motivators and drivers, transformation phases, management of risks, measuring and reporting of carbon, compliance with the ISO14000 family of standards, and the crucial nexus between Lean and green—resulting in what can be called Environmental Intelligence. This environmentally conscious IT reference delves beyond the corporate responsibilities of organizations in a market-driven economy to demonstrate the importance of carbon management as an integral part of good business management. Increasing profits, reducing costs, applying innovations in business, adhering to government standards, process management, and the socio-cultural aspects of business are all masterfully intertwined with Green IT issues. This book is equipped with case studies from different industrial sectors, including hospital (service), packaging (product), and telecom (infrastructure). It provides a complete suite of strategies, applications, tools, and techniques that will enable you to establish company-wide environmental strategies, a green value system, and the forward thinking required to properly position your organization for the low-carbon economy on the horizon.

Sustainable Icts And Management Systems For Green Computing

Author : Hu, Wen-Chen
ISBN : 9781466618404
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 51. 99 MB
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"This book focuses on information technology using sustainable green computing to reduce energy and resources used"--Provided by publisher.

Harnessing Green It

Author : San Murugesan
ISBN : 9781119970057
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book examines various ways of making computing and information systems greener -- environmentally sustainable -- as well as several means of using Information Technology (IT) as a tool and an enabler to improve the environmental sustainability. The book focuses on both greening of IT and greening by IT -- complimentary approaches to attaining environmental sustainability. This book comprehensively covers several key aspects of Green IT - green technologies, design, standards, maturity models, strategies and adoption -, and presents a clear approach to greening IT encompassing green use, green disposal, green design, and green manufacturing. It also illustrates how to stratgically apply green IT in practice in several areas.

Corporate Environmental Management Information Systems Advancements And Trends

Author : Teuteberg, Frank
ISBN : 9781615209828
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 38. 46 MB
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"This book summarizes the state of the art in the emergent field of Corporate Environmental Management Information Systems, showing researchers, managers, engineers and information technology specialists how to develop and implement effective CEMIS"--Provided by publisher.

Green It For Sustainable Business Practice

Author : Mark O'Neill
ISBN : 9781906124625
Genre : Computer industry
File Size : 55. 85 MB
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It is widely cited that the IT industry is responsible for the same level of carbon emissions as the aviation industry, and experts predict that these emissions will double in the next few years. There is consensus in the industry that organisations have a responsibility to cut their emissions and legislation is in place to make this mandatory. The book provides the tools to create an action list of Green IT requirements. It is primarily aimed at IT service providers but also contains advice for the general IT user.

Sustainability Footprints In Smes

Author : Lowellyne James
ISBN : 9781118779446
Genre : Science
File Size : 78. 31 MB
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Reviews the evolution and theory of Sustainability Footprintse.g. carbon footprint and examines the critical success factors andcontributions to small to medium sized enterprises (SME) growth • Assist firms in achieving sustainable growth infour key areas Innovation Impact, Cost Impact, EnvironmentalImpact, and Stakeholder Impact • Identifies the challenges and Critical Success Factors(CSFs) in the use of sustainability footprint methodology withinsmall businesses by the use of case studies • Proposes a strategic model suitable for the deploymentof sustainability strategy and initiatives within business

Green Ict Energy

Author : Jaco H. Appelman
ISBN : 9780203120231
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 42. 90 MB
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This book provides the connection between the growing body of literature on sustainability and the topics of energy and ICT. It aims to show how stakeholders active in this area need to play their part ensuring that the ICT-sector evolves towards a sector that can lead through “greening by IT” and also shows that it can “green its own IT” as well. This is the first book that integrates two seemingly incompatible approaches to sustainability: efficiency and effectiveness. The book builds on the efficiency initiatives already taken by industry, but it is not a “how-to-do-it manual”. It offers insight in state of the art approaches to green IT and greening by IT. Attention to important stakeholders outside the sector, e.g. policy makers and the field of education, makes this book comprehensive. A more encompassing view on ICT and sustainability is offered to the reader and, as such, managers in higher education, educators, CIO’s, policymakers and regulators are inspired to integrate their efforts and to contribute to a transition of one of the most important and prominent sectors in our global economy.

Handbook Of Research On Green Ict Technology Business And Social Perspectives

Author : Unhelkar, B.
ISBN : 9781616928353
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 26. 62 MB
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"This handbook coalesces worldwide investigations, thoughts, and practices in the area of Green ICT, covering the technical advances, methodological innovations, and social changes that result in enhancements and improvements in business strategies, social policies, and technical implementations"--Provided by publisher.

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