Best Green ICT Award - Open for Entry

Best Green Technology Award and government policy have encouraged individuals and businesses to actively introduce a variety of environmentally friendly measures

Environmental practice: Individuals and institutions

Environmental protection is everyone's responsibility; it is essential for individuals, government agencies and corporate organizations to practice environmental behaviors. In recent years, the "Best Green Technology Award" and government policy have encouraged individuals and businesses to actively introduce a variety of environmentally friendly measures.

Green ICT plays a more important role not only for today's business operation, but also in our daily lives. The creation and utilization of information and communication technologies, products, and services such as energy efficient data center, cloud computing, BYOD (bring your own device) can reduce energy and resources, optimizes operational efficiency and achieve savings while serving the purpose of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and waste disposal.

A growing number of commercial organizations and companies are implementing green policies. Many corporate IT departments have Green Computing initiatives to reduce the environmental impacts of their IT operations. The use of "green paper" photocopy; motion sensor lighting system; switching off computers that aren't in use for more than 15 minutes are just some of the energy-saving measures implemented by many companies in an attempt to adhere to green policies and ensure that the concept of environmental protection practice in the work place becomes a norm.

"Best Green ICT Award" is one of the ten categories of Hong Kong Information and Communications Technology Awards, with each category having its own award. Submissions cover a wide scope of ICT applications. Submissions can be from an individual, team or organization. January 11th, 2013 marks the closing date for entries.

For more information www.greenictaward.cahk.hk

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