The first-ever standards tailored to IT's impact on business sustainability

The SustainableIT Standards v1.0 are an industry-agnostic set of 240 ESG topics and metrics with which to document and report IT-specific sustainability impacts. Mapped where possible to existing global ESG reporting topics from SASB and GRI, this common lexicon will help IT leaders target, measure and disclose sustainability progress within their functions, enterprises, and industries.

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Our Cause

Advance Sustainability for Your Organization and the World

SustainableIT.org is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit organization (NPO) led by technology executives who will advance sustainability around the world through technology leadership. Our mission is to define sustainability transformation programs, author best practices and frameworks, set standards and certifications, provide education and training, and raise awareness for environmental and societal programs that make our organizations and the world sustainable for generations to come.

Best Practices, Research, and Standards

Identify sustainable digital transformation programs by industry. Research and define best practices, frameworks, and standards for all three pillars of sustainability (environmental, societal, and governance) for IT departments and organizations.

Global Awareness and Recognition

Promote sustainable digital transformation programs and advances in sustainability. Raise awareness through local, regional, and global awards, as well as social media, publications, and public relations.

Community, Education and Training

Build local and regional communities for technology leaders to advance sustainability. Develop education and training programs for IT leadership and professionals for all three pillars of sustainability.

Transparency and Accountability

Set standards for metrics and reporting to enable transparency and accountability. Create certification programs for individuals and organizations with rights to use our sustainability emblem.