Leadership

How to Implement Green ICT Solutions in Business

How to Implement Green ICT Solutions in Business

How to Implement Green ICT Solutions in Business

This course equips sustainability professionals with essential strategies to integrate green ICT practices within their organisations, focusing on reducing ICT emissions and adopting sustainable technologies and behaviours.

1

1

hr

hr

Recommended Duration

Self-paced

Self-paced

Online learning

1

Eco-literacy assessment

1

CPD credits

4

Employee surveys

Overview

"How to Implement Green ICT Solutions" is a concise and impactful course designed to empower sustainability professionals with the knowledge and tools needed to adopt sustainable ICT practices.

As ICT continues to expand globally, so does its environmental impact through increased emissions. This course addresses the pressing need to mitigate ICT-related carbon footprints by offering practical strategies for implementing Green ICT solutions within businesses.

Participants will gain practical insights into identifying and mitigating IT emissions, implementing energy-efficient technologies, and enhancing organisational sustainability through green IT initiatives.

Assessment Criteria

The assessment takes approximately 10 minutes and is graded by percentage. There are 10 multiple choice questions (MCQs) upon completion of four lessons. The certification criteria is 40%, and learners may retake the assessment.

SDG's

Business Value

Over 42% of enterprises don't consider the environmental impact when choosing ICT services or ICT equipment

Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will have a strong understanding of:

The sources and scopes of ICT emissions in business operations.

The strategic advantages and environmental benefits of embracing sustainable ICT solutions.

Best practices in monitoring ICT emissions and actionable steps to reduce these emissions or implement greener ICT practices.

Shareable certificate

Shareable certificate

Course Breakdown

Course Breakdown

4

sections

1

hr

duration

Understanding Business ICT Emissions

Understanding Business ICT Emissions

Understanding Business ICT Emissions

Gain insights into ICT emissions sources and scopes within business operations, including data centres and device usage. Participants will explore the environmental impact of ICT activities and identify key areas for emissions reduction.

Actionable Outcome:

Conduct an initial assessment of ICT emissions sources in your organisation, identifying priority areas for emissions reduction strategies.

1

lessons to complete

13

min

Section duration

Building the Business Case for Green ICT

Building the Business Case for Green ICT

Building the Business Case for Green ICT

Discover the strategic advantages and environmental benefits of adopting sustainable ICT solutions. This section highlights cost savings, enhanced corporate reputation, and regulatory compliance achieved through green ICT initiatives.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a persuasive business case presentation for green ICT investments, emphasising financial benefits and sustainability gains.

1

lessons to complete

17

min

Section duration

Best Practices in Monitoring ICT Emissions

Best Practices in Monitoring ICT Emissions

Best Practices in Monitoring ICT Emissions

Learn effective methods for monitoring ICT emissions, including tracking energy consumption, carbon footprint, and resource usage. Participants will gain practical insights into implementing robust monitoring frameworks to improve transparency and accountability.

Actionable Outcome:

Implement an ICT emissions monitoring plan in your organisation, incorporating metrics, tools, and reporting mechanisms to track progress and identify opportunities for improvement.

1

lessons to complete

14

min

Section duration

Implementing Greener ICT Practices

Implementing Greener ICT Practices

Implementing Greener ICT Practices

Explore actionable strategies to reduce ICT emissions and promote sustainable practices, such as optimising data centre efficiency, adopting energy-efficient hardware and software, and encouraging remote work policies.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a guidebook for employees on adopting sustainable ICT practices, including tips for energy-efficient computing, responsible disposal of electronic waste, and reducing digital carbon footprint.

1

lessons to complete

16

min

Section duration

What people are saying

What people are saying

What people are saying

Áine Higgins

Head, ESG and Sustainability

"NTR had the pleasure of working with the Vyra Team. The training was engaging, beautifully presented, and prompted participants to consider what they could do to help the biodiversity challenge.  The structure of the training made it easy for all to fit into busy schedules."

Jan 2024

Sean O’Connell

Event Operations Executive

“At the beginning of our sustainability journey, we were looking for assistance in helping us to educate our staff on the various topics in this space. We found Vyra’s online platform and content the perfect tool to achieve this.”

Mar 2023

David Terceño

ESG & Corporate Communications

"Working with Vyra has allowed us to develop high quality biodiversity and sustainability modules that are not only informative but also engaging and easy to complete, allowing our employee to keep their focus in all their essential work."

Jun 2023

Nay Pereira

Sustainability Co-ordinator

"Vyra is an amazing tool that makes sustainability part of our everyday life, combining practical challenges and a great interface with trustworthy information on a wide variety of ESG topics. It really helps us to inspire and empower our team!"

Nov 2022

Nick Tennant

ESG & Commercial Reporting Manager

"If approached by others I would strongly recommend the use of the Vyra training courses."

May 2024

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