carbon-neutral

Dell Carbon Neutral

Posted in carbon-dioxide-emissions, carbon-neutral, co2-emissions, dell, facility-improvement, improvement, initiatives, management, power-management, savings on September 16th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Dell achieves its carbon neutral objectives and positions itself as the green-est technology company through operating more efficiently. …

… “The company is already saving more than $3 million annually and avoiding nearly 20,000 tons of CO2 through facilities improvements and a global power-management initiative. ” …

Via Dell: Meets Carbon Neutral Goal Ahead of Schedule

Greening Government IT Strategy Sets Technology Agenda

Posted in actions, asset-management, asset-utilization, best-practice, carbon-footprint, carbon-neutral, data-centre, drives, federal-it, footprint, government, green-data-center, green-it-strategy, impact, investment, it-strategy, management, practices, strategies, strategy, supplier-collaboration, utilization on July 31st, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

UK government sets green IT strategy into motion. Objectives for greening information technology include understanding the carbon impact of new investments with a target of carbon neutral and taking a lifecycle view of new IT assets. The government will pursue power management for active devices and use virtualization to drive capacity utilization rates much higher. …

UK Cabinet Office implements green Information Technology strategy

… “The Greening Government ICT strategy sets out the first steps we can take to reduce our carbon footprint. We are the first government in the world to look at our ICT in this way and we want to see changes taking place immediately. We want to see best green practice throughout government – computers switched off overnight, printers defaulting to duplex, data centres efficiently cooled. The good news is that we are not alone in aiming for these goals. There is already a great deal of activity in departments and within industry and we will be working with our suppliers to ensure that action is taken immediately. ” …

Via UK Cabinet Office: Greening Government ICT (PDF)

Green IT Strategy

Posted in carbon-neutral, country-uk, energy-efficiency, government, green-it-strategy, it-strategy, strategies, strategy on July 28th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Tom Watson promotes his green IT strategy
UK government will implement carbon neutral IT strategy and may use carbon credits to offset net energy usage. …

… “As Cabinet Office minister Tom Watson, who launched the green IT strategy, said: Turning off every one of Whitehall’s 500,000 computers at night would have the same effect as taking 40,000 cars off the road. ” …

Via WhatPC?: Government green