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ITU-T L.1440 (10/2015)

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Methodology for environmental impact assessment of information and communication technologies at city level
Recommendation ITU-T L.1440 gives general guidance on city level environmental assessments related to information and communication technologies (ICT), and provides a description of the methodologies to be used for the assessment of the environmental impact of ICT in cities.

In this first edition of this Recommendation, the assessment is limited to energy consumption and GHG emissions.

The present Recommendation is divided into two parts.

· Part I relates to the first order effects from the use of ICT goods and networks in a city´s organizations and households.

· Part II relates to the first and second order effects from ICT projects and services applied in the city.

This Recommendation provides specific guidance on setting city boundaries, preparing and performing the assessment of ICT-related GHG emissions and energy consumption at city level.
Approval date: 2015-10-23
Provisional name:L.methodology_ICT in cities
Approval process:AAP
Status: In force
Maintenance responsibility: ITU-T Study Group 5
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1 L.1440 (10/2015) In force