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Green IT for Dummies® by Jhana Senxian, Arnold Reinhold, Jeffrey Hill, Carol Baroudi

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Chapter 21. Ten Organizations That Can Help with Green IT Objectives

In This Chapter

  • Helping you with greener IT strategy and management

  • Helping you make responsible IT purchases

  • Managing the reuse and proper disposal of electronics and technology products

One great thing about green is that nobody expects you to do it all on your own. Green is all about working with other people, and plenty of people are ready to help. The following sections introduce you to our top picks for organizations that can help you with green planning, buying, and disposing of information technology systems and equipment.

Thinking and Planning Green

When you're in the initial stages of planning for green IT, the following resources can help you develop green goals and strategies to meet those goals.

Alliance to Save Energy (ASE)

www.ase.org

ASE is a worldwide organization supporting the adoption of energy efficient strategies by providing information and support to consumers, policy makers, private industry, and educators. ASE is active in over 20 countries and is well-versed in the regulations and tech deployment strategies for organizations of all sizes. ASE specializes in energy strategies that promote a healthier environment, economy, and energy security and is supported by over 150 organizations including those representing industry, government, trade associations, non-profits, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and others. (NGOs are typically, but not necessarily, not for profit organizations with a social, ...

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