What is Sustainable Development?
Sustainable development (SD) is a summary of the art of reconciling economic growth and taking into account the human and the environment.
- More precise definition:
- In 1987, the Brundtland Report defined sustainable development as: development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.
Green IT and Sustainability
The green IT is a chance for your wallet and for the SD!
The purpose of the green IT is to reduce the carbon footprint of IT systems. In essence, this is a significant Vollet of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and Sustainable Development in general.
As we recall these figures the computer generates 2% of global emissions of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere. It's as much as any global civil aviation!
Moreover, computers and electronics generally contain a large number of hazardous substances to the body and the environment (mercury, lead, heavy metals, etc.). Thanks to the European RoHS directive, the number of polu could be decreased significantly. However, this is not enough. We must recycle waste as computers and electronics is also required (WEEE directive).
The green-IT addresses these critical issues and returns benefits! The adoption, with a strong will of General Direction of eco-friendly attitudes allows a better consideration of interaction environmental / computer and can make substancial savings.
Green IT Consulting and the SD
Because the green-IT is our business
As an expert of Green IT, Green IT Consulting is at the service of sustainable development on its high-tech component. If the computer is our business, the SD has strictly speaking is not. Also, if your organization wishes to adopt a policy based on SD, we will accompany you.
We have developed a network of highly qualified local partners and the reference is certainly IMEDD in Monaco and the Riviera sector. We are able to manage projects together and they will direct you to your problems sourcing and usually SD. Feel free to contact them from us.