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Hype Cycle for Sustainability, 2016

Published: 20 July 2016

ID: G00290716

Analyst(s): Anshul Gupta , Vishal Tripathi


With more organizations embarking on an IoT journey, it presents a huge opportunity from a sustainability point of view, which will transform and boost the sustainability. Sustainability is included as a benchmark for corporate value in financial and business risk assessments.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Creating Shared Value
    • Smart Parking
  • At the Peak
    • Energy Efficiency Gamification
    • Energy Water Nexus
    • Sustainability Consulting Services
    • Connected Home
    • Internet of Things
    • Smart City Framework
    • Green Cooling
    • Smart Transportation
    • Consumer Energy Storage
    • IT/OT Integration
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Car-Sharing Services
    • Energy Efficiency Program Management
    • Water Management
    • Home Energy Management
    • Emissions Position Management
    • Fuel Cells for the Data Center
    • Integrated and Open Building Automation and Control Systems
    • Sustainable Production
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Ecolabeling, Footprinting and Sustainability Certification
    • Green Money
    • CSR Reporting
    • Sustainable Design PLM
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Air Quality Monitor
    • Environmental and Location Sensors for Data Centers
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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