Green IT and the Bottom Line: Enhancing Enterprise-Wide Economic, Environmental, and Social Sustainability
Source: KPMG International
Exponential growth in energy consumption and costs, mounting concern over greenhouse gases and toxic waste disposal, and the major capital investment needed to expand limited data center facilities are driving increased interest and efforts around "Green IT" operations. Many large organizations already see Green IT as more than just a technology issue, acknowledging that it is in fact a fundamental business challenge with a key technology component. And while Information Technology (IT) operations face significant challenges in reducing their environmental impact, the value proposition for implementing a green strategy is also significant.