E-TASC (Electronics-Tool for Accountable Supply Chains) is both a community and a technology and is the ICT industry standard solution for improving the environmental and social practices within the supply chain. The solution was created for ICT (Information and Communication Technology) companies to effectively implement a common approach for assessing and monitoring suppliers Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices as a means to identify supply chain risk and drive performance.
The +Better World Programme, supported by the Sustainable Development Platform (SDP), was developed to help companies to drive value through good sustainability management. It assists companies to improve their performance and to generate bottom line business benefits for themselves and their suppliers through the implementation of best in class sustainability practice.
EcoChain is a growing online sustainability data management platform that enables customers to quantify the full environmental performance of their entire product portfolio through full LCA/EPD. It provides insights into many sustainability drivers, such as energy efficiency, raw material use and process efficiency.
GeSI moves the bar higher by releasing a new software tool (www.gesicloudimpact.org) that allows everyone for the first time dynamically to explore the energy savings, cost savings and GHG abatement potential of moving from on-site computing to cloud computing, across 11 different countries. The new tool features three distinct levels of detail aimed at providing a user experience from the quick, simple and powerful infographic results view, to the in-depth equations and data view showing how the outcomes are calculated.
With the Sustainability Assessment Framework (SASF) we established a comprehensive assessment framework for evaluating Information and Communication Technology (ICT) products and services in terms of their sustainability performance.
Evaluating the carbon-reducing impacts of ICT - an assessment worksheet
The ICT Assessment Methodology is a tool developed to provide immediate guidance on the process of identifying and quantifying the carbon-reducing effects of implementing an ICT solution. With its focus on simplifying assessment via a generally-applicable approach, diverse members of the ICT industry, businesses and policymakers should find this methodology a practical guide for approaching the assessment process.