20 Apr '11, 1pm

Green IT Initiatives Move Up the Corporate Agenda | Computing | GreenBiz.com

Green IT Initiatives Move Up the Corporate Agenda | Computing | GreenBiz.com

Green IT is moving up the corporate agenda. While green IT initiatives typically are viewed as middle-range priorities in business, 37 percent of firms currently rate green IT as an "upper-half organizational priority." Only 9 percent ranked green IT as highly in 2009. Looking ahead, 54 percent are expected to view green IT as an upper-tier priority in 2013. More companies are budgeting for green IT. One in five companies now have a dedicated budget allocated for green IT initiatives, and 44 percent say they are moving toward doing so. Green strategies and practices are on the rise. Thirty-five percent of firms pursue comprehensive green strategies, which can include reducing energy consumption, use or design of equipment, recycling or product disposal, managing carbon footprint and employee engagement. Forty-two percent say they have a partial green strategy and 24 percen...

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