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A practical guide to deploying green IT for ICAEW

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If you've seen my previous ICAEW deck, then this is not massively different. If you haven't, it takes you through the drivers/benefits for greening IT and using IT to help green the company. It prioritises short and long term actions and includes a section on behaviour.

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A practical guide to deploying green IT for ICAEW

  1. 1. A practical guide to deploying green IT<br />David Tebbutt<br />Freeform Dynamics Ltd<br />+44 1895 677845<br />davidt@freeformdynamics.com<br />www.freeformdynamics.com<br />1<br />
  2. 2. The publication<br />Free to members of, and subscribers to, the IT Faculty.<br />Others can buy it at the ICAEW shop.<br />http://www.icaew.com/shop<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Organisations are being squeezed<br />3<br />
  4. 4. IT’s environmental impact<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Areas for attention<br />Consumables<br />IT<br />Transport<br />Measurement<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Quick wins<br />Involve staff<br />Switch off<br />Use less<br />Use for longer<br />Needs not desires<br />Bits not atoms<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Behaviour<br />Board commitment + champions<br />Part of employee thinking (like ‘quality’)<br />Embed sustainability in job descriptions<br />Silent reminders (bins, printers)<br />Use social tools for dialogue<br />Sign up to helpful websites (links in download)<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Longer term wins<br />Telepresence<br />Virtualise (& ‘cloud’?)<br />Central management (go thin?)<br />Remote monitoring<br />Free cooling<br />Re-use waste heat<br />Manage supply chain<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Conclusions<br />Finance: you can make savings<br />Regulations: you can be ahead of the game<br />Reputation: you can hold your head high<br />Staff: they’ll willingly help<br />Good luck!<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Thank you<br />Now it’s your turn<br />David Tebbutt<br />Freeform Dynamics Ltd<br />+44 1895 677845<br />davidt@freeformdynamics.com<br />www.freeformdynamics.com<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Links: 1 of 3<br />Access: http://www.theaccessgroup.com/<br />Act On CO2: http://campaigns2.direct.gov.uk/actonco2/home.html<br />AMEE: http://www.amee.com/<br />BASDA Green Charter: http://www.basda.org/BASDA-Green-Charter-39099.htm<br />ByeByeStandy: http://www.byebyestandby.co.uk/<br />CA, ecoSoftware: http://www.ca.com/us/energy-software.aspx<br />Carbon Footprint: http://www.carbonfootprint.co.uk/<br />Carbon Trust: http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Links: 2 of 3<br />Climate Futures: the economic, political, social and psychological consequences of climate change: http://www.forumforthefuture.org/files/Climate%20Futures_WEB.pdf<br />ComputerAid: http://www.computeraid.org/<br />Cradle to Cradle: remaking the way we make things by Michael Braungart and<br />William McDonough: http://www.mcdonough.com/cradle_to_cradle.htm<br />Energy Star – energy efficient products and practices: http://www.energystar.gov/<br />EPEAT – desktop computers, notebooks and monitors with environmental<br />attributes: http://www.epeat.net/<br />Footprinter: http://fp1.footprinter.com/<br />GaBi Software: http://www.gabi-software.com/<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Links: 3 of 3<br />Getting to Zero: defining corporate carbon neutrality: http://www.forumforthefuture.org/files/Getting%20to%20Zero_UK%20version_June%202008.Pdf<br />Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Environmental Sustainability Dashboard: http://<br />www.microsoft.com/dynamics/environment.mspx<br />PAS-2050 Guide: http://www.bsigroup.com/en/Standards-and-Publications/Industry-Sectors/Energy/PAS-2050/<br />SimaPro: http://www.pre.nl/simapro/<br />WWF: IT solutions that help business and the planet: http://assets.panda.org/downloads/it_user_guide_a4.pdf<br />13<br />

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