Social Responsibility and Sustainability


Our goal is maximise the resource efficiency of all Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provision.

Our approach is to measure the carbon footprint of our ICT equipment across the University, and based on that develop plans to reduce emissions while meeting the needs of users.

Our objectives

  • Undertake a carbon footprint study of our ICT equipment.
  • Assess the status of every file server and develop plans for server virtualisation.
  • Develop and roll out plans to reduce the power demands of staff and student PCs.
  • Investigate the feasibility of the selective introduction of thin client solutions.

Responsibilities & committees

Information Technology Committee, Convenor: Jeff Hayward, Vice Principal of Knowledge Management, Chief Information Officer

Green IT Group, Convenor: Peter Jackson, Applications Divison

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