New European project on sustainable ICT – get involved now!

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ICTfootprint.eu is a new collaborative initiative on energy and environmental efficiency in the ICT sector, which was launched in February 2016 and will last until the end of January 2019.

The EU-funded project, run by Trust-IT Services, Deloitte Sustainability and EUROCITIES, aims to engage organisations and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in order to:

  • Raise awareness among SMEs of the carbon footprint in ICT
  • Create a marketplace of energy & resource efficient solutions for low-carbon ICT solutions
  • Make online tools available for SMEs to measure their carbon footprint

In particular, it will seek to support the community in deploying specific methodologies and a common framework for measuring the energy and environmental efficiency of the ICT sector.

The first face-to-face project meeting on “End-user requirements gathering & validation” will take place at the European Commission’s offices in Brussels on 18th May 2016.

If you would be interested in joining the meeting or the results, please email Head of the Bristol-Brussels Office paul.davies@bristol.gov.uk or the organisers directly info@ictfootprint.eu.

You can also sign-up to receive the 1st issue of the ICTfootprint.eu newsletter here.

Involvement would provide an opportunity to raise you company’s profile at the EU level, develop your European network and help shape the project’s outcome via your expertise.

The launch of ICTfootprint.eu was communicated to Go Green by the Bristol-Brussels Office via EUROCITIES, which is a network representing major cities in Europe, including Bristol.

If you would be interested in further EU profiling, collaboration, policy or funding opportunities, please don’t hesitate to the Bristol-Brussels Office or follow it on Twitter @BristolBrussels

Established in late 2014, the Bristol-Brussels Office is part of Bristol City Council’s European and International Service, working with local partners to represent the city in Europe.