SURF-EURECA Workshop Higher Education sector

On the Novembre 26th 2015, SURFsara and the Dutch partners of the EURECA project worked together to encourage sustainable procurement in higher education sector.

Esther van Bergen (Green IT Amsterdam) presented the EURECA project and Dirk Harryvan (Certios) presented results from a recent survey among higher education organisations in the Netherlands on the status of sustainable ICT procurement.

Various roundtable discussions have been performed to understand the barriers of sustainable ICT procurement and what is needed to overcome them, how the CSR policy is related to a sustainable procurement long term strategy and also, what is the state-of-the-art in their organisation, how they manage sustainable ICT procurement.

More information can be find here.