About Green IT Council

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WHO WE ARE

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 such as monitors, printers, storage devices, and networking and communications systems efficiently and effectively with minimal or no impact on the environment".

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WHAT WE DO

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

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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 true environmental impact.
Promote: Recognize and reward companies showing a forward-thinking view of technology and its environmental impact.