Green IT: Why the Next Era of Enterprise Technology is Sustainable Robyn Rawlings
Just a few decades ago, sustainability wasn’t a business priority. Today, most companies understand the importance of sustainability, both from a business and social responsibility perspective.
So, what’s changed?
Today, companies are relying on technology to power their workforce’s efficiency and productivity more than ever. Carbon footprints have greatly increased in the process. According to researchers, information and communications technology alone will comprise almost 14 percent of the world’s total carbon emissions by 2040 — up from just 1.5 percent in 2007.
Realizing that our devices improve productivity at the cost of the environment is a uniquely challenging double-edged sword. Businesses are eager to reduce that impact while leveraging the benefits of technology. The question is, how? That’s where the concept of green IT comes into play.
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