Green IT: Does it still matter?
By Adrian Thirkill, managing director, Easynet Global Services UK
Five years ago, you couldn’t move for ‘green’ claims from businesses. In a rush to become the first businesses to go carbon neutral, hoards of companies offset air miles, replanted forests, and invested in wind farms. “We turn our lights off at night!” they whooped. “We put monitors on automatic standby!” they gushed.
All admirable and well-intentioned. But there’s a worrying hint of...