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2012

Library and Information Science

Iowa State University

Green IT

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Taxonomy Of Sustainable It Values, Alka Mysore Jan 2012

Taxonomy Of Sustainable It Values, Alka Mysore

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Sustainable IT is the effort towards design, manufacture, use and disposal of computer hardware efficiently and effectively with minimal or no impact to the environment. This implies biodegradability of defunct products and factory waste and energy efficiency. The performance of Green IT is a function of the `green' steps taken towards sustainable IT. The development of green IT is a dynamic process and in the future may also have to address human health concerns. Several educational institutions of higher learning and technology companies have pioneered sustainable IT initiatives to achieve environmental and organizational sustainability.

This study is a modest attempt ...