The ICT Environmental Sustainability Group ("Green ICT
" or "Green IT
") brings together professionals interested in balancing economic and environmental aspects of information technology and telecommunications. It is a special interest group of the Australian Computer Society
. The group aims to hold joint meetings with other professional bodies interested in technology, the environment and sustainability
The group plans to undertake "grass roots" activities to assist working computer professionals with creating a greener workplace. This includes simple tips to reduce energy consumption of desktop computers and servers.
It is also planned to have input to sustainable development policy creation by professionals bodies and course for professionals.