ICT Sustainability

Assessment and Strategies for a Low Carbon Future

An Online Graduate Course & Book by Tom Worthington MEd, FACS CP

Introduction

Sustainability Assessment

  1. Politics, Science & Business
  2. Global ICT Footprint
  3. Energy Saving & Equipment
  4. Materials Use
  5. Compliance Audit
  6. Methods and Tools

Sustainability Strategy

  1. Enabling ICT
  2. Business Process
  3. Data Centre Efficiency
  4. Enterprise Architecture
  5. Procurement
  6. Energy Star & Quality

Appendixes

  1. SMART 2020
  2. EU Code of Conduct
  3. Carbon Offset Standard
  4. Assessment
  5. Tutor's Guide
  6. Glossary
  7. Bibliography

Editions Available

  1. eBook
  2. Paperback
  3. IMS Content Package
  4. Moodle Backup File of Course

ICT Sustainability is about how to assess, and reduce, the carbon footprint and materials used with computers and telecommunications. These are the notes for an award winning graduate course on strategies for reducing the environmental impact of computers and how to use the Internet to make business more energy efficient.

Copyright © Tom Worthington, 2017

Second edition.

ISBN: 978-1-326-95850-3. (Paperback)

ISBN: 978-1-326-95849-7. (eBook)

Cover shows the Power on-off symbol: a line within a circle (IEC 60417-5010).

These notes have been used for the courses:

  1. Green Technology Strategies: offered in the Computer Professional Education Program, Australian Computer Society (first run as "Green ICT Strategies" in February 2009),
  2. ICT Sustainability (COMP7310), in the Graduate Studies Select program, Australian National University (first run July 2009), and.
  3. Green ICT Strategies (COMP 635), Athabasca University (Canada). Adapted for North America by Brian Stewart.

Course materials available free on-line, under at Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) license at http://www.tomw.net.au/ict_sustainability/