Date Added: Jun 2011
Sustainability governance for resource consumption by humans, such as carbon footprint and electricity consumption in facilities, is a complex issue that requires extensible platforms to manage and analyze multiple types of data over the time. In this paper, the authors discuss current state of the art and open issues of cloud computing platforms for sustainability governance. They analyze main activities, stakeholders, and cloud services for sustainability governance. Based on that, they conduct a detailed analysis of several production clouds for sustainability governance and discuss open research issues.