2021 ESG Report Why Sustainability Matters to IT
IT’s Role in Meeting Sustainability Goals
The global concern over climate change has made its way into the boardrooms and executive offices of millions of organizations. Today, we hear from our customers and colleagues that sustainability is a key objective, along with the actions they can take to help lead to a low-carbon future. That commitment is part of a global movement, as shown in the pledges coming out of the COP26 conference in Glasgow, Scotland, in 2021.
Up until now, the contributions that IT can make to the overall sustainability goals of the organization have not been clear. That’s because IT professionals have been caught between two other imperatives: driving down IT costs and managing the explosive growth of data.