Green ICT Policy and the Calculation of the Environmental Footprint

   

Over Breakfast, the discussion focused on the importance of addressing the footprint of the ICT industry, the policy objective for the ICT sector, relevant initiatives and methodologies for industries.

The Q& A session touched upon topics such as

•    Energy distribution through Smart Grids
•    Upcoming developments in the European Commission on the subject
•    The Carbon Accounting System
•    The main driver for Smart Cities
•    The advantages of industry participating in cross-sectional projects
•    The Digital Agenda 2020

Topic: An overview of Green ICT Policy and the Calculation of the Environmental Footprint of ICT Products, Networks and Services

Speaker: Colette Maloney, Head of Unit, ICT for Sustainable Growth, DG INFSO

Supported by the ICT task force – 10th February 2012

Alessio

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