25 Articles Discussing 2013 Sustainability and Green IT Trends

Sustainability GreenITThe corporate sustainability trend continues to be important for future generations. There is an increased awareness that Information Technology will play an important part in sustainability efforts for governments as well as enterprises.  Government and business leaders alike are increasingly looking across their operations, to the products and solutions they sell, to the way they manage supplier relationships in order to understand how to better protect Mother Earth.  And these leaders are also looking for help from the Information Technology Industry to understand how their data centers can be more energy efficient and also how technology can help them improve their sustainability efforts across the whole enterprise and throughout their supply chain and distribution ecosystems.  

Information technology can play a big part in helping to eliminate wasted energy, wasted space, and wasted natural resources/materials.  New technologies are available that can help organizations become more energy efficient, implement new ways to source, manufacture and distribute goods and services in a more sustainable manner, and enable safe and renewable sources of energy.  There is no doubt that green computing and energy-efficient data centers has morphed from an appealing idea into an essential practice.  Skyrocketing energy costs and tight budgets, coupled with growing public and government pressure, have forced companies to put this issue on the front burner.  

So what are the main trends we should expect in 2013?  Overall…the focus continues to be reducing energy usage and improving utilization rates of existing infrastructure. But have a look at the following 25 articles, which can give you a feel for what is expected to happen in 2013.  

25 Articles Discussing 2013 Sustainability and Green IT Trends

Source Title of Article / Blog Post
Cio.com.au Where is green IT heading in 2013?
CleanTechies Predictions for Cleantech in 2013
Efficient Data Centers 13 Ideas for 2013
Environmental Leader Collaboration ‘Key’ for Sustainability Success in 2013
Environmental Leader Top Corporate Sustainability Trends in 2013
EV Thoughts EV Technologies very prominent in Car and Driver’s 10 Most Promising Technologies
Forbes 6 Green Tech Trends For 2013
Frost & Sullivan The Future is Green for Venture Capitalists, Market to Triple
Green Biz.com What will sustainability look like in 2013?
Green Data Center Conference Top Ten Data Center Priorities in 2013
Greentech Media Cleantech Investing: 2013 Predictions
GreenTech Media The Top Trends in Smart Grid Analytics
GrowStone 20 Sustainability Trends for 2013
Internap Sustainability advances coming to data centers in 2013
Kachan Predictions for cleantech in 2013
Seeking Alpha Cleantech Investing: 2013 Predictions
SustainabileBusiness.com What’s in store for CleanTech in 2013?
The Christian Science Monitor Cleantech on the decline? Predictions for 2013
The Energy Collective Predictions For Cleantech In 2013
The Guardian 2013: a year to fight for scale in advancing sustainability
The Guardian Sustainability will prompt redesign and gain recognition
The Guardian Will 2013 be a breakthrough year?
Tiaga Company Sustainability: What Shaped 2012 and Will Continue in 2013?
Tiaga Company Will Business Sustainability Remain a Conversation in 2013?
Triple Pundit 5 Sustainability Trends That Will Shape Stock Valuations in 2013