Businesses are increasingly turning to information and communications technology to reduce their carbon footprints

Another report _ “The Potential Global CO2 Reductions from ICT Use”, by Ecofys in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund _ listed 10 ICT measures that could reduce CO2 emissions by one billion tonnes, equal to more than a quarter of the EU’s total annual emissions. These measures are smart city planning, smart buildings, smart appliances or smart occupancy control, dematerialisation services, smart industry, i-optimisation, smart grids, integrated renewable solutions, smart work and intelligent transport.