Advancing Global Sustainability through Technology Leadership

For too long, sustainability has been someone else’s problem to solve. It’s time for technology leaders to take a stand for sustainability, as one. Together we can drive digital transformation programs that unlock the art of the possible.

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

Sustainable IT Environmental Standards 1.0 provides essential metrics and definitions for energy consumption, emissions, waste, and sourcing. These standards will help organizations consistently and accurately gauge IT's environmental impact, set goals, and track progress for improving the sustainability of technology operations.

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Our cause

Advance Sustainability for Your Organization and the World 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.


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Board of Directors

Jo Abernathy CIO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
Gary Ahwah CTO, Molina Healthcare
Julia Anderson CTO & CIO, Campbell Soup Company
Chris Gates CTO, Allstate
Shannon Gath CIO, Teradyne
Bernard Gavgani Global CIO, BNP Paribas
Rich Gilbert Former CDO & CIO, Aflac
Josh Harbert President & Co-founder,
Rainer Karcher Global Head of IT Sustainability, Allianz Technology
Ivneet Kaur EVP & CTO, Sterling
Brian Kirkland CIO, Choice Hotels International
Srini Koushik CIO, Rackspace
Ralph Loura Former SVP CIO, Lumentum
Bryan Muehlberger CIO, Vuori
Vipul Nagrath SVP Product Development, ADP
Shobie Ramakrishnan Chief Digital and Technology Officer, GSK
Neal Ramasamy Global CIO, Cognizant
Mallikarjun Rao CTO & CIO, Telefónica Germany
Andy Santacroce VP & Deputy CIO, Tokio Marine NA
Mihir Shah Enterprise Head of Data, Fidelity
Nikolaj Sjoqvist Former SVP & Chief Digital Officer, WM
Niklas Sundberg SVP & CIO, ASSA ABLOY
Suda Suvarna Global Chief Solutions Officer and US Chief Solutions Delivery Officer, Deloitte
Katherine Wetmur Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Jedidiah Yueh Founder,
CEO and Founder, Delphix
Marij Ziler CIO, The Bountiful Company

Executive Team

Dave Best Vice President,
Kathryn Marston General Manager & Executive Director,
Rick Pastore Research Principal,


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May 19, 2023 • CACM Linking IT's energy consumption to carbon emissions

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April 18, 2023 announces winners of inaugural impact awards for technology’s contribution to ESG initiatives

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February 22, 2023 • Computing releases first-ever standards to measure IT impact on sustainability

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February 22, 2023 • Net Zero Professional Standards to measure IT footprints for business

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December 28, 2022 • CIO Scope 3 is coming: CIOs take note

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December 5, 2022 • CIO CIOs get serious about sustainability

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August 25, 2022 • TechTarget How CIOs and IT can drive environmental sustainability

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June 2, 2022 announces new leadership amid official launch

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May 18, 2022 • Deloitte The CIO’s call to action: Driving an environmentally sustainable tech agenda to accelerate organizational change

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March 22, 2022 • Forbes Why CIOs are making sustainable IT a top priority

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March 14, 2022 • Computing Tech execs launch non-profit to promote sustainable IT

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