Industrial approach & support from standards in minimising ICT carbon footprint
ICTFOOTPRINT holded a free webinar about ICT Standards for Data Centres and ICT Sustainability on 20th December 2016, 15:00 CET, open to all those with an interest in becoming more sustainable in their ICT.
During the 1-hour webinar, Lance Rϋtimann (Vice President of The Green Grid) shared his views and tips, on how the European EN 50600 Series of Standards came about as a motivation to deliver a comprehensive EN standard for Data centres to help rise to the challenge of various situations such as one room to multiple building facilities and diverse business models with individual complexities.
Moreover, Joe Baguley (Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, EMEA at VMware) provided us with stimulating insights on some major recommendations that VMWare works on whilst minimising its ICT corporate footprint, described in VMware's Global Impact Report 2015 - Force for Good.
Plus, Jean Manuel Canet (Vice-Chairman Working Party “ICT and climate change” at International Telecommunication Union) explained some ITU-T methodologies for a sustainable ICT.