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Sustainable ICT Procurement - Current Best Practice and Opportunities in Universities and Colleges

Thursday 2nd July 2009
Nottingham Trent University

Jointly organised by the JISC-funded SusteIT project and the Association of University Procurement Officers (AUPO) this half day event was organised to provide key stakeholders from within and outside the sector, and from IT, procurement and other functions, with an opportunity to:

- Share experience on current activities and best practice;
- Update on relevant new developments, such as Energy Star,  the Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) scheme; Quick Wins and the new Sustainable Procurement Hub.
- Explore opportunities for future initiatives in the field (whilst ensuring that they complement rather than duplicate existing ones).

Presentations included:

Kay Williams, Team Leader Sustainable Product Standards and Product Carbon Footprinting, Defra - Quick Wins and Sustainable ICT Procurement

Simon Redding, Member, Government's Green Delivery Unit - Government's Green IT Strategy and EPEAT - An Overview

Lisa Hopkinson, Researcher, SusteIT  - Energy Star - An Overview

Simon Toplass, Head of the NEUPC Ltd and Mike Briggs, Purchasing Manager, Leeds Metropolitan University - Sustainable Procurement Hub enabling ‘green' IT



Information Files:
Kay Williams - Quick Wins and Sustainable ICT Procurement
Filesize: 1,612 Kb
Simon Redding - Government’s Green IT Strategy and EPEAT – An Overview
Filesize: 1,291 Kb
Lisa Hopkinson - An Overview of Energy Star
Filesize: 2,134 Kb
Simon Toplass & Mike Briggs - Sustainable Procurement Hub enabling 'green' IT
Filesize: 2,278 Kb