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Survey Analysis: ICT-Driven Sustainability Initiatives in Japan Turn Executive Lethargy Into Business Opportunity

Published: 31 March 2014

ID: G00260972

Analyst(s): Nagayoshi Nakano

Summary

ICT-driven environmental sustainability is a key factor in competitive differentiation and risk management for end-user organizations in Japan. End users implementing sustainability initiatives are a significant opportunity for TSPs to demonstrate business value and reduced total cost of ownership.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Current Status — Low Commitment and Involvement of Top Management
  • Future Plan — High Percentage of Respondents Planning to Introduce Green ICT Initiatives
    • Conclusion
  • Criteria for Procuring ICT Systems Are Cost-Related, Not Green
    • Conclusion
  • Energy Efficiency — A Basic Requirement, but No Longer a Competitive Differentiator
    • Conclusion
  • Methodology

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