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Reducing ICT Carbon Footprints Through Adoption of Green Computing
|dc.identifier.citation||In Florin Gheorghe Filip (Ed.), Proceedings of the IE 2019 International Conference (IE 2019) (pp. 257-263).|
|dc.description.abstract||A significant economic, environmental and sustainability topic in information and communication technology (ICT) and e-business sectors is green computing. An aspect of green informatics, green computing is gaining attention because of its wide-ranging benefits over traditional computing; factors that inhibit the adoption of green computing are therefore of vital concern. This paper investigates the benefits of green computing including economic, social and environmental impacts, especially those of e-waste. Because ICTs play such a central role in technological innovation, in the economy and in protecting the environment, understanding the core drivers of green computing adoption is important in business, industry and government. Global adoption of green computing and key barriers to implementation are examined. The key research contribution of this paper lies in its pragmatic, multi-disciplinary recommendations for the adoption of green computing, which are invaluable for strategic decision making.|
|dc.publisher||Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest. Department of Economic Informatics and Cybernetics|
|dc.rights||NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in (see Citation). The original publication is available at (see Publisher's Version).|
|dc.subject||e-waste; Green computing; Green IT; Green informatics; Business sustainability|
|dc.title||Reducing ICT Carbon Footprints Through Adoption of Green Computing||en_NZ|