Green IT (Information Technology) is comprised of strategies and best practices for optimizing the usage of computing resources and reducing the environmental footprint of technology. It is a critical building block for corporate social responsibility.  As concern for climate change and sustainability continues to grow, businesses around the world are realizing that Green IT initiatives offer costs savings benefits.  The idea of Green IT has increasingly gained relevance as a strategy that can add value to business. This paper provides an introduction to green IT.

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