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European Framework Initiative for Energy and Environmental Efficiency in the ICT Sector

Objective

ICTFOOTPRINT.eu, EU Framework Initiative for Energy & Environmental Efficiency in the ICT Sector aims to deliver a practical response to the outcome of the pilot study conducted by the EC back in 2013 for the adoption of ICT footprint calculation methodologies. Too many organisations, whilst wanting more energy-efficient products & services do not know where to start nor have the adequate time or resources to pursue this efficiently. The project aims to change this by raising awareness but at the same time create an ecosystem allowing a win-win approach to end-users or providers of ICT services (including data centres & networks), ICT large players, SDOs, Public Authorities & Legislators.
Specific Goals include:
Create an LCE Support Framework Platform informing end-users, agnostically, of ICT specific methodologies available & support them
Create a marketplace of opportunities for solution providers in ICT energy & environmental efficiency
Deliver a tool allowing SMEs, to make an assessment of their carbon footprint
Interface & engage with relevant stakeholders to disseminate the methodologies
Produce the ICTFOOTPRINT.eu Policy Action Plan Strategy Report
Provide Sustainability-driven Mechanisms to involve & incentivize all players that are necessary to create the aforementioned ecosystem.
The consortia is led by a lean, skilled & complementary consortia. Trust-IT, a dynamic UK, SME over 20 yrs of experience on EC related support activities & communicating ICT innovation for its global network. Professional partners BIOIntelligence Services/ Deloitte, FR, centre of excellence & innovation in the field of sustainability & brings with it the necessary ingredient of finding answers to clients facing environmental challenges. The Green Digital Charter/ EuroCities BE, over 40 major EU cities to working together to deliver on the EU climate objectives through the use of ICT. Stakeholders involved through an External Advisory Group passionate about IT resource efficiency.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/sociology/governance/public services

Call for proposal

H2020-LCE-2015-3
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Funding Scheme

CSA - Coordination and support action

Coordinator

TRUST-IT SERVICES LIMITED
Address
Chase Side 42 Chase Green House
EN2 6NF Enfield
United Kingdom
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 227 518

Participants (2)

DELOITTE CONSEIL
France
EU contribution
€ 154 882
Address
6 Place De La Pyramide
92908 Paris
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EUROCITIES ASBL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 17 600
Address
Square De Meeus 1
1000 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other