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Greening IT: new initiative for the optimization of IT Infrastructure in regard to Sustainable Development

  • 05.02.2008

The Center of Innovation and Technology (CIT) of BNP Paribas launched the Greening IT program to limit IT equipment emissions of CO2.

CIT and l'Atelier organized a workshop with IBM on November 30th, 2007 dealing with the optimization of the company's IT infrastructure. CIT has realized a report to design projects, to focus on the best way to consider environment according to the last technological headways, such as the use of alternative energies or new materials.

L'Atelier office in San Francisco participated in this debate and conducted a monitoring on trends and practices in the Silicon Valley, pioneer pole specialized in this industry. A communication campaign led with the Sustainable Development team will allow to explain the stakes and the innovations of the programme. A green label will be created and set on infrastructures that comply with this environmental requirement within the CIT's Greening IT initiative