Green computing or green IT, refers to environmentally sustainable and energy efficient computing. A conservative definition: "the study and practice of designing, manufacturing, using, and disposing of computers, servers, and associated subsystems undefined such as monitors, printers, storage devices, and networking and communications systems undefined efficiently and effectively with minimal or no impact on the environment


The Green IT Council is a non-profit community of industry leaders

The Green IT Council is a non-profit community of industry leaders working together to create greener standards in Green computing

The purpose of the Green IT Council is as follows:

Educate: To educate IT professionals, managers, and government on the need for and advantages of eco-friendly technology.
Standardize: The council works with leading experts to determine a standard for Eco-friendly technology, and it’s a true environmental impact.
Promote: Recognize and award companies showing a forward-thinking view of technology and its environmental impact.


The Green IT Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community of leaders working to make sustainable IT within international corporations, governments, and NGO’s to make it a reality. 

Enterprise CIOs have a variety of motivations for improving the environmental footprint of their IT operations, but they are often unsure how to proceed. IT organizations should start by crafting an action plan for implementing green IT principles.

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