Gartner Research

Key Issues for Green IT and Sustainability

Published: 28 March 2011

ID: G00211794

Analyst(s): Bettina Tratz-Ryan , Simon Mingay


The green IT and sustainability agenda is giving insights to technology and service providers, as well as CIOs and IT executives, on technology solutions and processes that result in operational resource efficiency as well as strategic sustainability innovation.

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Topic Description

Why This Is Important

Key Issue Descriptions

  • Core Topic 1: Green IT and Sustainability Impact on Product/Service Suppliers in IT Sectors
    • Key Issue 1: How should vendors identify and address market conditions and stakeholder expectations?
    • Key Issue 2: What are effective sustainability strategies and activities that vendors should communicate to customers and stakeholders?
    • Key Issue 3: What are successful environmental sustainable market offerings and product segments vendors need to innovate and market to?
  • Core Topic 2: The Impact of Green IT and Sustainability on Users of IT
    • Key Issue 1: How will IT affect the sustainability and green IT strategies of CIOs and IT executives?
    • Key Issue 2: How will environmental issues impact IT and the business of IT executives and CIOs?
    • Key Issue 3: Which IT products and services will be most impactful in addressing green IT and sustainability issues?

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