Green Software Foundation

Welcome to the Green Software Foundation. We are a non-profit with the mission to build a trusted ecosystem of people, standards, tooling, and best practices for green software. We define green software as software that reduces the carbon emissions software is responsible for emitting.responsible for emitting.


  • If you are new to the Foundation, start by reading our Getting Started Guide.

  • Then, learn more about how we are structured with respect to our Working Groups and Projects.

  • Know our Roles and Responsibilities.

  • Find out how we approach disagreement and make decisions.

  • Familiarize yourself with our elections systems to select Working Group Chairs and Project Leads.