Gartner Research

Agenda Overview for Green IT and Sustainability, 2015

Published: 05 January 2015

ID: G00270704

Analyst(s): Bettina Tratz-Ryan


Information and system intelligence and analytics, enabled by the Internet of Things, will lead to energy and resource efficiency benefits, as well as market opportunity for new business models. Analytics forms the basis for smart and sustainable environmental business value for CIOs and IT leaders.

Table Of Contents


  • Sustainability as a Catalyst for Business Governance and Excellence
  • Smart Cities and Smart Ecosystems
  • CIO and IT Management
    • Technology and Service Providers
  • Agenda Focus

Key Issues

  • How can the IT organization and ICT improve the enterprise's sustainability performance?
  • How will TSPs develop and adopt technologies and solutions that enable them to identify and demonstrate product life cycles?
  • What are the opportunities and challenges in identifying business solutions for smarter, interconnected sustainability themes, such as smart grid, smart transportation, smart building and smart city?
  • What are the business models, opportunities and challenges for sustainable business solutions?
  • What is the addressable market and business opportunity for resource-efficient technology and solutions?
  • What are the business cases, market opportunities and challenges for recycled, reused and refurbished technology and solutions?

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