Information Systems for Environmental Sustainability

IT, Resource Productivity, Environmental Preservation, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Model of IT Impact on Environmental Sustainability

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Below model is used to estimate the impacts of IT on environmental sustainability metrics in the 2004 EU report “THE FUTURE IMPACT OF ICTs ON ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY“. 

Production of Goods & Services presumably includes production of ICT, which requires substantial fresh water and toxic compounds for integrated circuit fabrication.


Author: nigelpm

Associate Professor of Information Systems, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan - Helping organizations to navigate digital transformation.

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