Green IT Global (GRIG) publishes a repository of best practices

tuesday 22 january 2019 at 11h51


The not-for-profit oriented organisation Green IT Global (GRIG) has published a document that describes a lot of inspiring Green IT projects with  lessons learned and best practices results and impact.

Interest in Green IT activities has increased sharply

wednesday 16 may 2018 at 12h11


Five times more companies participated in 2017 compared to 2015 in a survey of Alliance Green IT (AGIT) about Green IT activities in France.

The Internet of Things (IoT) could be a game-changer for sustainability

tuesday 13 february 2018 at 11h45


At the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos IoT has been identified as one of the three most impactful technological advancements we will see before 2030 (McKinsey).

Better PUE values and worse efficiency in our data centres

sunday 28 january 2018 at 00h22


Energy implications of the recent security problems were discovered in microprocessors (Meltdown, Spectre). A report from our member Seán Murphy

Less energy, more efficiency in data centres - an update of the Campaign of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy

thursday 07 december 2017 at 12h14


In June 2017, the Swiss Federal Office of Energy has launched the campaign „Less energy, more efficiency in server rooms and data centres“ that runs for at least two years. An update by Beat Koch, member of the project group.

Swiss Re Unveils Solar Plant at Americas HQ

sunday 17 september 2017 at 12h05


Eric Smith, President & CEO of Swiss Re Americas, the former US President Bill Clinton and Green IT SIG member Vincent Eckert inaugurated the two megawatt facility on the roof of Swiss Re Americas headquarters in Armonk in June 2017.

Foundation of the Green IT Global Collaboration Network - Press release

tuesday 13 june 2017 at 10h27


Amsterdam, London, Zürich and Paris, 12 June 2017. Four organisations with a sustainability vision and a wish to bring leadership and structure to the Green IT sector, are launching the ​Green IT Global ​collaboration network.

Summary 9th EURECA Workshop Barcelona

sunday 09 july 2017 at 07h03


The 9th EURECA Workshop was held in Barcelona on 9-10 May, 2017. The EURECA project is supported by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, and Green IT Amsterdam is one of the project partners. 

Collaboration between Switzerland and Finland

monday 29 may 2017 at 07h23


Researchers of Tampere University will assist small and medium size companies in Finland to become more sustainable and further develop the Green IT SIG assessments and actions. 

Green IT Alliance France is new partner organisation

sunday 26 february 2017 at 19h17


Alliance Green IT France has issued the Green IT Guide, which is supported by Green IT SIG with great interest - an example of international collaboration.

The guide "livre blanc de l’écoconception des services numériques"contains the environmentally oriented part of Green IT, the economic and social components will follow later. In particular, concrete and impressive examples are given in the documentation, something always difficult to get.  An English translation will follow.

Read the French comments on the AGIT publication and the English comments from our partner organization Green IT Amsterdam Region.

We congratulate AGIT France for this impressive tool.

Energy-harvesting in the Internet of Things

tuesday 14 february 2017 at 12h04


Chain: A new programming language for dependable computing without dependable power

Co-operation with Green IT Amsterdam Region

tuesday 04 october 2016 at 16h00


Green IT Amsterdam Region and the Green IT Special Interest Group of the Swiss Informatics Society will extend its collaboration and experience exchange

Green IT SIG at CeBIT

wednesday 23 march 2016 at 12h28


Impressions after a busy week at CeBIT in Hannover, March 14 - 18, 2016


wednesday 08 july 2015 at 12h43


ICT reduction potential of 20% of global CO2e emissions by 2030

CEPIS Code of Best Practices for Green ICT

tuesday 02 june 2015 at 15h10


The Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS) has published a Code of Best Practices for Green ICT.




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