"Carl Speshock has tackled a broad topic and delivered a touchdown! This comprehensive guide is informative, delivering step–by–step approaches through the stages of Green initiatives within the IT department that is easily understandable by anyone involved. Empowering Green Initiatives with IT: A Strategy and Implementation Guide is a relevant resource that will be referenced over and over again."
Jon Lindy, President, Technology Business Research, Inc.
"Carl Speshock hits all the major requirements for developing strategic sustainability initiatives. A great primer for anyone looking to launch an effective green project big or small, short–or long–term. His focus on ROI will help ensure the success and long–term viability of your green program."
Michelle C. Naquin, Green Technology Alliance
"As global energy demands continue to increase and regulations take shape to create a low–carbon economy, businesses are searching for ways to grow while becoming more efficient. IT has and will continue to be a considerable component of the business environment, and while challenges exist, leaders will rise to the top through innovation and execution. Carl Speshock provides practical strategies for business executives to employ technology to help reduce the impact of corporate operations and build for a better future."
Rob Bernard, Chief Environmental Strategist,Microsoft Corporation
Chapter 1 Green Initiative Drivers and Benefits with IT.
Drivers for Green Initiatives.
Benefits of Green Initiatives with IT Overview.
Chapter 2 IT Resources and Offerings to Assist Green Initiatives.
Chapter 3 Green Initiative Strategy with IT.
Strategy Framework Components.
Chapter 4 Green Initiative Planning with IT.
Planning Stage Overview.
Environmental Management System.
Planning Stage Process Flow.
Planning Stage Tips.
Chapter 5 Green Initiative Implementation with IT.
Implementation Stage Overview.
Implementation Stage Process Flow.
Implementation Stage Tips.
Chapter 6 Green Initiative Assessment with IT.
Assessment Stage Overview.
Assessment Stage Process Flow.
Assessment Stage Tips.
Appendix A: Resources and Links.
Appendix B: Planning Green Initiatives with IT Checklist.
Appendix C: Implementing Green Initiatives with IT Checklist.
About the Author.