Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Do you know your IT energy bills?

If you're an IT manager or executive, there's almost a 50-50 chance you don't!

Forty-two percent of IT executives say their firm does not monitor its IT-related energy spending — and a further 9% aren't sure if they do, according a new survey from the Economist magazine's Economist Intelligence Unit.

More than half of executives (54%) polled agree that their firm does not measure the environmental impact of its IT systems and policies — and just one-third (33%) say they do. In part, this is due to the lack of visibility about the issue, according to the report: 64% agree that an industry standard on energy efficiency on IT equipment would cause them to change their procurement policies.

Read more from this study at Sustainable Life Media here.

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