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Policy / State of Green Software

The first edition of the State of Green Software (SOGS) was published on May 31, 2023. This digital publication brings forth global insights and data from industry leaders and researchers to increase investment in decarbonizing software at scale.

Short description

There is growing awareness of the enormous environmental impact of digital products. This has led to global efforts to address it through green software, meaning software optimized to generate the least amount of CO2 emissions.

This comprehensive digital publication offers the latest insights, trends, challenges, and opportunities in decarbonizing software. It sheds light on the current state of affairs and provides guidance on shaping policies and regulations to foster a more climate-conscious, carbon-aware, and energy-efficient software industry.


Getting Started

  • The best place to get started with the project is to email the group.

  • There are many ways to get involved from:

    • Conducting interviews

    • Contributing to the desk research

    • Contributing to the drafting of the report and insights


OBJ2: Change tech culture

  • KR2.4: 200K people have viewed at least one insight from the SoGS report by end 2023