-TCO Development and the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA) aim to develop a sustainability certification for cloud infrastructure
The organization behind the world's leading sustainability certification for IT products, TCO Development and the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA), now join forces to further push the boundaries of sustainability and transparency in IT infrastructure. cloud.
STOCKHOLM, June 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The environmental impact of cloud services and data centers is growing as more IT systems move from on-premises computers to the cloud. With resource-intensive services like AI on the rise, the demand for digital transformation, digital products and services, and sustainable solutions will continue to grow.
The collaboration between TCO Development and SDIA began about a year ago, to drive progress towards more sustainable data center solutions. Today, the relationship has intensified. The goal is to develop new criteria for cloud infrastructure as part of TCO Certified, which comprises data center sustainability best practices, setting the standard for transparent and more sustainable digital resources.
"TCO Development has been pushing the boundaries for more sustainable IT products for 30 years. By expanding the scope of certification to include services, we will be able to drive sustainability across a broader range of industries and influence service providers to adopt practices more sustainable," said Andreas Nobell, Development Director at TCO Development.
"Reducing the environmental impact of IT is a strategic priority for organizations globally. As more organizations move away from generating their own digital assets, from on-premise IT infrastructure to acquiring digital assets from third-party vendors, Ensuring environmental and social sustainability is critical," said Max Schulze, CEO of SDIA.
TCO Development has certified data center products since 2019. More information can be found here.
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About TCO Development TCO Development is the organization behind the TCO Certified sustainability certification. Our vision is that all IT products should have an environmentally and socially sustainable life cycle. Science-based criteria and independent verification of compliance help us track and accelerate progress over time.
Established in 2019, SDIA is a not-for-profit network of more than 100 organizations working collaboratively to build a sustainable digital economy. It aligns all stakeholders within the digital ecosystem, from industry to governments, providers and consumers, to realize its roadmap towards sustainable digital infrastructure by 2030.
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