This manual provides directions to information and communication technology (ICT) companies to promote and establish effective and efficient procurement practices and to make “green” solutions available to their customers, embedding greater awareness of environmental issues in their business transactions. Some standard considerations for ICT companies are also provided in this document. Also, a systematic guidance to address an environmentally sustainable step-by-step procurement process is included, detailing green considerations to be used when procuring products and services. This aims to lead to the implementation of effective and environmentally-friendly procurement practices, which take into account ICT good, network or service Life Cycle Considerations (LCC).
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Organization: ITU, Working Group on Corporate Responsibility of European Telecommunications Network Operators', Association
Topics: Industry, Environment, Green Jobs/Economy, Technology
Type of material: Guidance Document
Publication date: 2012