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Emissions from IT in the UK are double the global average, with a move towards sustainable IT use and more efficient technologies having potential for major carbon savings. IT teams prioritise user experience and costs, but IT equipment and how it is used can have both positive and negative impacts on the environment and society. It is crucial for sustainability teams engage with the IT department to ensure your institution has a net positive impact by altering decision-making around both purchasing and using IT equipment on campus.

Click on the link in the Downloads section to access the IT Department Sustainability Engagement Guide.

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If you are looking for further support with engaging your IT Department such as sustainability training, facilitated meetings or workshops then get in touch with the EAUC-Scotland Team. Or if you have any other departments that you would be interested in exploring then we would like to hear from you!

You can find other professional departments to engage with here.