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Computing ecolabels

June 12, 2007


A story about a new ecolabel for a budget UK airline caught my eye this week. I like the graphics but also the multifactor approach (they haven’t tried to reduce complex issues down to a single green tick). A scheme that gives aircraft ‘eco-labels’ showing how much noise they make and how much carbon dioxide […]

Green computing charter – edging closer to a green RFP

June 8, 2007


Continuing the search for a Green computing RFP, Colin Boswell from IRBS points us to the Green Computing Charter. The charter is described as: a seven point charter designed to provide chief information officers (CIOs) and IT managers with environmental goals that can be applied to their business. Announced in August 2006, the charter has […]

Sustainable Living Guide not much help for green computing RFP

June 5, 2007


In the search for a green RFP for  computing I’ve been sent links to more guides to purchasing.  Sustainable Business organisations have produced documents such as the Sustainable Living Guide This guide provides a simple classification for assessing products, features over 50 examples of sustainable products and services and provides an introductory list of products or […]

“they all seem good”: need for a green computer RFP template

June 3, 2007


Short story: Green IT is rapidly reaching saturation. We are now at the stage of computing practitioners having to chose between green options. This is good but some guidelines are desperately needed. Longer story: Forrester‘s recently published research on green IT has been reported as “Green meets deaf ears in IT” and Green issues overlooked […]