The Green Grid has developed the Data Center Maturity Model (DCMM) and supporting white paper to outline capability descriptors by area such that users can benchmark their current performance, determine their levels of maturity, and identify the ongoing steps and innovations necessary to achieve greater energy efficiency and su
DC4Cities is an initiative supported by the FP7 Program from the European Commission. The goal is to work as an incentive for existing and new data centres to implement energy policies capable of:
DOLFIN is an initiative supported by the FP7 Program from the European Commission. The main goals of the project are to improve energy efficiency in data centres by optimizing Virtual Machine distribution in servers, and to stabilize the grid using demand response techniques or even providing energy to the grid from local sources or storage.
The ICT industry standard solution for improving the environmental and social practices within the supply chain. The community is supported by an operational working group and an executive council which drive adoption of the initiative, recommend improvements to the tool and advise on best practices.
The purpose of this document is to help designers of products in the field of audio/video, information technology and communication technology to appropriately manage related environmental issues within the design process.
This Standard specifies requirements and recommendations for the design of environmentally sound products regarding life cycle thinking aspects; material efficiency; energy efficiency; consumables and batteries; chemical and noise emissions; extension of product lifetime; end of life; hazardous substances/preparations; product packaging.
This standard defines a methodology on how to measure the energy consumption of a product whilst providing categorisation criteria that enables energy consumption comparisons of similar products. It complements ECMA-341, that includes the definitions of energy saving modes and generic energy saving guidance for designers of ICT & CE products.
The standard, developped by IT Företagen and ECMA International, specifies environmental attributes and measurement methods for ICT and Consumer Electronics products according to known regulations, standards, guidelines and currently accepted practices.
This book aims at helping ecodesigning a website or online service. 115 best practices are presented, that apply at different stages of the life cycle of the service. This book is only available in French.
- Website: https://eco-communication.ademe.fr/sites/default/files/les-115-bonnes-pratiques-ecoconception-web-frederic-bordage.pdf
- Ownership: Alliance Green IT
The Ecoindex is an online tool which aims at testing the environmental and tecnical performance of a website. It provides an absolute environmental performance score (from 1 to 100), the relative environmental performance through a A to G ranking, the technical footprint and the environmental footprint of a website. The evaluation gives a general idea of the website performance.