AN INTEGRATION PLATFORM FOR IT-FOR-GREEN - Integrating Energy Awareness in Daily Business Decisions and Business Systems

Barbara Rapp, Jan Vornberger, Fabian Renatus, Henning Gösling

Abstract

Political parameters and guiding principles for environmental protection, sustainability and energy efficiency demand for assistance from environmental management systems. Indeed, a high-capacity environmental management system has a need for multiple diverse and heterogeneous data in order to meet the requirements of planning, controlling and assessing versatile environmental tasks within an organization and beyond organizational boundaries. This data has to be provided by so called corporate environmental management information systems (CEMIS) for a goal oriented processing. But, looking into business practice shows that currently implemented CEMIS do not cope with the requirements from the sustainability debate. Current software is mostly used to manage the damage done, hence an energy efficient behaviour can not come to daily business. Knowledge about the energy footprint of a product throughout its life-cycle is currently not properly made accessible to business people, stakeholders or customers. For this reason, we plan a new CEMIS that is able to take into account e.g. ICT for designing, building or selling, product related transport and production processes, as well as web store energy costs for the whole product life.

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Rapp B., Vornberger J., Renatus F. and Gösling H. (2012). AN INTEGRATION PLATFORM FOR IT-FOR-GREEN - Integrating Energy Awareness in Daily Business Decisions and Business Systems . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems - Volume 1: SMARTGREENS, ISBN 978-989-8565-09-9, pages 226-231. DOI: 10.5220/0003978202260231


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@conference{smartgreens12,
author={Barbara Rapp and Jan Vornberger and Fabian Renatus and Henning Gösling},
title={AN INTEGRATION PLATFORM FOR IT-FOR-GREEN - Integrating Energy Awareness in Daily Business Decisions and Business Systems},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems - Volume 1: SMARTGREENS,},
year={2012},
pages={226-231},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003978202260231},
isbn={978-989-8565-09-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems - Volume 1: SMARTGREENS,
TI - AN INTEGRATION PLATFORM FOR IT-FOR-GREEN - Integrating Energy Awareness in Daily Business Decisions and Business Systems
SN - 978-989-8565-09-9
AU - Rapp B.
AU - Vornberger J.
AU - Renatus F.
AU - Gösling H.
PY - 2012
SP - 226
EP - 231
DO - 10.5220/0003978202260231