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The increasing economical, ecological and social significance of information systems (IS) demands reorientation for IS management. Ever-growing energy consumption, waste streams, data amounts and performance expectations require management concepts that consider these forces. While concepts of corporate social responsibility or sustainability have been(More)
The increasing dissemination of information systems into all areas of business and personal life has drawn attention to its environmental effects. IS organizations are becoming aware that they have to take up their responsibility by thinking seriously about sustainability management for information systems. While measures for using computing resources(More)
The increasing attention towards the environmental impact of IT (information technology) demands reorientation from IT departments. Research has outlined that the importance of Green IT is related to IT business alignment and environmental initiatives while uncertainty potentially derives from missing standards, measurements, or missing internal support for(More)
Environmental technologies are becoming increasingly important for business firms to reduce environmental impacts and differentiate from competitors. In this paper, fundamental approaches of strategic management are presented and the strategic significance of sustainability initiatives and Green Information Technology (Green IT) is analyzed. Environmental(More)
The article examines the contribution of Green IT activities to the objectives of IT departments by analysing empirical data from 116 companies using exploratory factor analysis. The outcomes indicate that Green IT contributes to the objectives of efficient internal operations, reputational management, and market competitiveness. In particular, reputational(More)
Green Information Technology (IT) has become an important topic in IT management research and practice in the last years due to economic opportunities and increasing pressure from stakeholders. However, many IT organisations fail to manage their environmental efforts in an adequate manner since they neglect the strategic aspects of this topic. This paper(More)