Welcome to the Green IT Specialist Group

The objective of the Green IT Specialist Group is to act as a conduit and voice for the relevant IT sustainability agenda. We draw our inputs from the fields of Technology Provides, SMEs, academics, teachers and all those interested in promoting the sustainable use of computing (eg to reduce the use of power and its associated Carbon emissions and the use of non-sustainable sources for materials used in manufacture), as well as to the wider public.

We fully recognize that the world of Technology and Sustainability is in a continues state of development and actively canvas input from any Aspect of the Green Agenda.

Our aim is to promote green computing and address green issues and the adoption of green practices Associated with Information and Communication technologies and services across their lifecycle.

Please keep in touch with us

As a group we are always interested in reaching out to new members and their views. Please feel free to reach out to us via our communication paths.

Latest articles

  • Elements Of Best Practice
    A special issue of Interacting With Computers - the Interdisciplinary Journal of Human-Computer Interaction - turns the spotlight on the ethical questions and considerations that practitioners face as they work towards best practice. Martin Cooper AMBCS reports.
  • Penguin On Iceberg
    We are promised new digital and technological advances - many now underway - to improve the way we work and live and that with these new innovations we will become a greener, more responsible society. However, as with any kind of advancement there is a price to pay.

Upcoming events

Forthcoming events from the Green IT Specialist Group are listed below.

Internet of Trees
8 October 2017
Organised by The Small Woods Association, in association with the BCS Green IT Specialist Group

Internet of Things Context and Challenges
15 November 2017
Joint BCS Coventry Branch and BCS Green IT SG event

Events of Interest

Events will be posted when available