The Register Green Computing Report

The role of IT in the push towards environmental sustainability

Published June 2008

Today’s newspapers are awash with green initiatives. Where computers are discussed it is generally with reference to operational power management, rather than how IT can help a business achieve its environmental goals. The environmental damage caused by our love affair with computers and other electronic devices runs deep.

This paper, based on an international survey of IT professionals, examines the broader picture and the part we can all play in resolving the issues.