Sector: Information Technology (IT)
Organisation: Symantec was founded in 1982 and the company has become one of the world’s largest software companies with more than 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Symantec provides security, storage and systems management solutions to individual consumers, small businesses and the largest global organisations, helping them to secure and manage their information-driven world against risks.
Project summary: Symantec started its first Green IT initiative in 2006 and has sought to continually improve its approach since then. In 2010, the company led The Green Grid’sinternal task force on Global Harmonization to help established Global Metrics to be used to guide decisions and actions and reduce the energy costs associated with data centres.