The energy intensity of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector is growing by 4% per year. (1) 45% of the greenhouse gases generated by digital activities are related to the manufacture of IT equipment. Yet, digital technologies became critical for reducing emissions from business travel. By rationalising practices and the amount of digital equipment, it is possible to limit the growth in the climate impact of digital within organisations.
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