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The two main Green Grid initiatives that is employing for its project are:

- Carbon Usage Effectiveness (CUE): A Green Data Center Sustainability Metric

- Data Center Maturity Model

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The EPEAT Initiative, Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool, are focusing specifically on products. 

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ESTAR-EU describes the EU Energy Star - Labelling Energy Efficient Office Equipment initiative. 

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The INEMI methodologies are described as Eco-Impact Evaluator.

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The International EPD System Methodologies are namely product category rules according to ISO 14025:2006 - Home and SOHO Gateways.


PEF Storage methodologies are described as Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules IT equipment - Storage. Draft version 1.0.

ADEME methodologies are employed for the calculation of the greenhouse gas emission, and can be referred to any organisation using or providing ICT services.

IEC methodologies are employed for the assessment of specific ICT products, regarding the full or the partial life cycle.

The methodologies issues by the GHG Protocol are employed for the assessment of greenhouse gas emissions & energy consumption for specific ICT products, while covering the entire life cycle. 

ITU-T methodologies are adopted for the calculation of carbon footprint within the ICT sectors.

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