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The Pulse of ITAD: Sustainable IT is the Backbone of a Greener Future

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The Pulse of ITAD: Sustainable IT is the Backbone of a Greener Future

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Technology leaves an indelible mark on the environment, especially given the digital acceleration triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. But if it is to lead us toward the future that we want, it cannot leave too deep a carbon footprint.  Consulting firm Capgemini recently surveyed 1,000 organizations on their sustainability practices for IT. They found that sustainable IT is not a priority for most organizations – only 43% of executives are even aware of their organization’s IT footprint. In addition, while half of organizations have an enterprise-wide sustainability strategy in place, only 18% have a comprehensive one, with well-defined goals and target timelines. Moreover, 49% lack the tools to adopt and deploy solutions and 53% lack the expertise. This leaves a mere 6% to reap the significant performance opportunities, including better ESG scores and improved brand image and customer satisfaction, resulting from being highly mature in terms of sustainable IT.

You can download the full report here:

https://www.capgemini.com/us-en/research/sustainable-it/

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