The Green initiative of ICT will provide a platform to ANU for understanding the growing demand of energy through ICT. The key estimation is that ICT make a contribution of almost 2 to 2.5 per cent in the emissions of greenhouse gases. There are chances for the growth of these percentages as there is wider availability of ICT. At the same period of time, there can be significant reduction of climate change by ICT in a number of ways. These mainly include: promotion of establishing networks, applications and devices of energy efficiency; encouragement of eco- friendly design; and reduction of carbon release through ICT.
A project should be temporarily endeavouring the defined initial and ending point. There must be undertaking of activities for meeting unique objectives and goals, while bringing about value addition or beneficial change. The key issue faced in the management of project is for achieving each and every project objective and goals with the honourable consideration of pre-defined challenges. The key challenges are budget, quality, time and scope. Hence, significant operational principles have to be set in the plan of project management.
Following are the key objectives of this project:
Investigating and recording the data for carbon footprint released due to ICT across ANU.
Identifying ways for the reduction of carbon footprint across ANU as caused due to ICT.
Working with the stakeholders for the identification of industrial trends in adopting the green practices of ICT and evaluating technology of energy efficiency for the reduction of environmental impact cause by ICT.
Identifying the incentives available by the government for companies which adopt sustainable practices of IT.
Increasing the level of awareness about Green ICT across the stakeholder groups.
Reducing the emissions of carbon from ICT throughout the campus by 10 per cent.