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Dr. Sutton-Parker shortlisted for ‘Climate Pioneer’ category at the annual P.E.A. Awards

People & Environment Achievement Awards and Deloitte recognises the impact of sustainable IT research The UK’s leading sustainability and ethical awards body, People & Environment Achievement (P.E.A.) Awards, has announced its shortlist for the 2023 Deloitte sponsored category of 'Climate Pioneer'. Included is Px3 CEO, Dr. Sutton-Parker. The decision is based upon his body of … Continue reading Dr. Sutton-Parker shortlisted for ‘Climate Pioneer’ category at the annual P.E.A. Awards

Free: Px3 End User Computing Carbon Footprint Estimator made available for all

The end user computing carbon footprint estimator conceived and developed by Dr. Sutton-Parker has been made free to access for all. Following the launch of more granular subscription based Px3 applications, the existing estimator can now be accessed and used without cost by any organisation. The idea is to enable companies to take the first … Continue reading Free: Px3 End User Computing Carbon Footprint Estimator made available for all

Empowering environmental sustainability with Citrix and Google

Mark Mueller's excellent blog leverages Px3 CEO Dr. Sutton-Parker's research as the framework to discuss 'Empowering environmental sustainability with Citrix and Google '. As over 3% of global GHG emissions are caused by information technology then not read the full article and find out more about driving climate action by adopting sustainable IT? Read the full article: https://www.citrix.com/blogs/2023/11/01/empowering-environmental-sustainability-with-citrix-and-google/

New research improves UK Government ICT GHG emissions measurement & reporting

New research conducted by Dr. Sutton-Parker and Professor Procter tests best practices in the context of the UK government when measuring scope 2 and 3 GHG emissions for end user computers. The paper shows there is considerable abatement available within the government's computer supply chain by making more sustainable choices and retaining computers for longer … Continue reading New research improves UK Government ICT GHG emissions measurement & reporting

New research shows the positive environmental impact of repurposing computers with IGEL OS

Dr. Sutton-Parker (Px3 CEO) and Professor Procter publish new scientific research substantiating the positive environmental impact of installing IGEL OS on over 3,000 existing PCs to create thin clients and enable employee remote working. Read the full research paper here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877050923010876

New Statesman: Dr. Sutton-Parker & Google discuss ‘Legacy tech & the move to sustainable computing’.

In this special episode, Becky Slack from the New Statesman's Spotlight team meets Michael Wyatt, director of Google ChromeOS EMEA, and Dr. Justin Sutton-Parker, CEO of IT carbon footprint experts Px3, to discuss what businesses and other organisations can do to play their part in reducing the scourge of e-waste, and more broadly how IT … Continue reading New Statesman: Dr. Sutton-Parker & Google discuss ‘Legacy tech & the move to sustainable computing’.

3rd World 1st for Px3: New application calculates computer carbon footprints & electricity consumption

Dr. Sutton-Parker releases the 3rd application for the Px3 computer carbon footprint platform Px3, the innovative ICT carbon footprint experts used by global tech companies such as Google and Microsoft announced its 3rd [10] world 1st application release this month.  Created by Dr. Sutton-Parker, Px3 CEO and Research Fellow for Warwick University, the groundbreaking application … Continue reading 3rd World 1st for Px3: New application calculates computer carbon footprints & electricity consumption

Px3 joins TCO Development and CFIT at the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) in Atlanta, USA

Px3 CEO, Dr. Justin Sutton-Parker, joined TCO Development CEO, Soren Enholm and Director of Purchaser Engagement, Clare Hobby, plus Rijkswaterstaat’s Circular & Fair ICT Pact (CFIT) program manager Marieke Weerdesteijn to speak at the annual Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) in Atlanta, USA. Photo: Main Stage SPLC, August 2023 (credit RTW Photography) Celebrating its 10th anniversary, SPLC … Continue reading Px3 joins TCO Development and CFIT at the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) in Atlanta, USA

Dr. Sutton-Parker conducts Microsoft’s W365 Cloud PC sustainability research

New research examines the sustainability implications of cloud-based desktops Many of us have been using Windows most of our working lives and the regular cycle of upgrades and updates has been part of "business as usual" planning since the 1990s, but that may be about to change. Windows 365 provides a cloud-based desktop that is … Continue reading Dr. Sutton-Parker conducts Microsoft’s W365 Cloud PC sustainability research

Dr. Sutton-Parker joins expert panel to discuss the CFIT framework for circular and fair procurement of ICT

In June, Dr. Sutton-Parker (Px3 CEO) joined an expert panel assembled to present one of four themes to organisations participating in the Circular & Fair ICT Pact (CFIT) framework for circular and fair procurement of ICT. CFIT was created as an action under the UN One Planet Network SPP programme and is an international procurement-led … Continue reading Dr. Sutton-Parker joins expert panel to discuss the CFIT framework for circular and fair procurement of ICT

UK Government Computer Carbon Footprints

Dr. Sutton-Parker's research into the Potential Benefits of ChromeOS for the Public Sector Identifies Emissions Reduction of 1.7 bn Car Miles and over £650m in Potential Savings Background & Issues I've produced countless items about the concept of keeping #endusercomputing devices for longer periods to drive #climateaction. The idea is simple. If you keep a device for 5-years … Continue reading UK Government Computer Carbon Footprints

Px3’s CEO Features on SAPCHAT Mini-Series

Four-part series examines key aspects of ICT sustainability Gerren Mayne, SAP consultant, interviews Dr. Justin Sutton-Parker on sustainability in this four-part podcast series. Covering key topics like "why should I bother" and "how do I get started" the series is easy to listen to and presented in very accessible language. The podcast is available here … Continue reading Px3’s CEO Features on SAPCHAT Mini-Series

Earth Day 2023: Climate Action Through IT

Px3 Article Featured in My Green Pod Magazine - Earth Day 2023 Recognising the role Earth Day has played since 1970 in raising awareness about environmental issues, the latest issue of the world leading ethics and sustainability magazine 'My Green Pod' covers a wide range of topics that can help to build a more sustainable … Continue reading Earth Day 2023: Climate Action Through IT

Dr. Sutton-Parker’s University of Warwick research helps to drive Microsoft sustainability campaign

High-tech experiments that began at the University of Warwick Computer Science faculty and Warwick Business School are playing a key part in Microsoft’s push to enable customers to minimise the climate impact of information technology with advances in Windows.     Microsoft’s latest annual report on environmental sustainability, which will be released shortly, contains findings from a recent research … Continue reading Dr. Sutton-Parker’s University of Warwick research helps to drive Microsoft sustainability campaign

Changing the Mix: Dr. Sutton-Parker explains VMware’s Zero Carbon Committed (ZCC) strategy

In February 2023, Dr. Sutton-Parker was approached by VMware to offer his views on the global technology company's Zero Carbon Committed strategy. The following social media article was published in April, 2023. In my opinion, the VMware Zero Carbon Committed (ZCC) initiative enables diffusion of renewable energy on a global scale. This is achieved by … Continue reading Changing the Mix: Dr. Sutton-Parker explains VMware’s Zero Carbon Committed (ZCC) strategy

New Qualcomm report uses Dr. Sutton-Parker’s Research on the sustainability benefits of “Snapdragon”

Qualcomm has published an article on the energy saving features of its Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processors, citing a research study carried out by Px3 CEO Dr. Sutton-Parker. The study examined the power consumption of three Lenovo ThinkPad X13 notebooks running Windows 11. Each machine was identical except for the processor inside: one was a … Continue reading New Qualcomm report uses Dr. Sutton-Parker’s Research on the sustainability benefits of “Snapdragon”

Sustainability benefits of Google ChromeOS for Digital Signage showcased at ISE Barcelona 

Research conducted by Dr. Sutton-Parker to substantiate electricity and scope 2 GHG emissions reduction achieved by using Google ChromeOS devices to power digital signage was used as the foundation for sustainability messaging during ISE Barcelona, the largest AV show in the world. According to attendees, even the King of Spain was impressed with the results! … Continue reading Sustainability benefits of Google ChromeOS for Digital Signage showcased at ISE Barcelona 

Px3 CEO, Dr. Sutton-Parker, to Present Keynote at “What is Sustainable IT?” for Arrow

Arrow event scheduled for Tuesday, 7th Feb 2023 @ 13:30, Events at No. 6, London Join Arrow, Px3 CEO Dr. Sutton-Parker and key sponsors Citrix, Dell, Fortinet, Microsoft, Veritas and VMWare to gain insights on how both companies and individuals can be more sustainable when it comes to IT. Be a part of the conversation … Continue reading Px3 CEO, Dr. Sutton-Parker, to Present Keynote at “What is Sustainable IT?” for Arrow

Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) Case Study

Assisting the UK’s largest public service department on its journey to Net Zero Background The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to around … Continue reading Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) Case Study

Case Study: Strawberry (formerly Nordic Choice Hotels) take climate action with sustainable IT

New Google & Px3 Ltd Case Study and Video on the Business and Sustainability Benefits of "Green IT" The Strawberry group operates 200+ hotels in five different countries across the Nordic region. Already evaluating Chrome OS Flex and considering its use across the group, in late 2021 the company experienced a serious ransomware virus attack … Continue reading Case Study: Strawberry (formerly Nordic Choice Hotels) take climate action with sustainable IT

World leading computer eco-label TCO Certified uses Dr. Sutton-Parker’s research to power new Report Generator

Organizations using TCO Certified to procure IT products now have a new way to measure their sustainability impact. TCO's Report Generator is a web-based reporting tool that presents verified data and claims about certified products. Reports compiled by Report Generator cover three areas: carbon emissions, material use, and socially responsible manufacturing. Using Report Generator helps … Continue reading World leading computer eco-label TCO Certified uses Dr. Sutton-Parker’s research to power new Report Generator

Px3 & Google share the stage for Warwick Business School at The Shard

Dr Sutton-Parker & Michael Wheeler Wyatt speak at Warwick University’s Annual Executive MBA Sustainability Lecture On Wednesday 23rd November 2022, Dr. Sutton-Parker will join Michael Wheeler Wyatt, Director of Google Chrome Enterprise EMEA, to discuss how research conducted by Dr. Sutton-Parker forms the foundation of Google's ChromeOS and ChromeOS Flex sustainability strategy and how this is … Continue reading Px3 & Google share the stage for Warwick Business School at The Shard

New Research Finds Government Emissions are Equivalent to Driving 2.6 Billion Miles (that’s the distance to Neptune)

UK Greening Government ICT Report includes Dr. Sutton-Parker's analysis of scope 3 emissions across 13 departments for the first time - and the potential to reduce them by 44% The Greening Government ICT and Digital Services strategy defines what is required from ICT professionals and the wider procurement community to meet sustainable ICT challenges and … Continue reading New Research Finds Government Emissions are Equivalent to Driving 2.6 Billion Miles (that’s the distance to Neptune)

MediaTek Uses Dr. Sutton-Parker’s Research to Validate Environmental Benefits

Up to 60% energy savings noted by innovative Semiconductor and SoC producer in 3rd November 2022 Blog MediaTek is the world’s 4th largest global fabless semiconductor company and a market-leader in developing innovative systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile devices, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products, powering more than 2 billion devices a year. In a recent … Continue reading MediaTek Uses Dr. Sutton-Parker’s Research to Validate Environmental Benefits

A 2nd World 1st: Px3 launches new application to estimate computer carbon footprints

Further to the world 1st launch of the Px3 End User Computing Device Carbon Footprint Comparison application for Earth Day 2022, Dr. Sutton-Parker (CEO) has researched and released a second ground breaking application. Research shows that barriers including limited time and understanding prevent organisations from knowing where to start when considering sustainable IT strategies.  To … Continue reading A 2nd World 1st: Px3 launches new application to estimate computer carbon footprints

Dr. Sutton-Parker to present his new research findings to UK Cross-Government Sustainability Team

Px3 CEO will present research findings to the "STAR" meeting on 22nd September 2022 The Sustainable Technology Advice & Reporting (STAR) team coordinates cross-government reporting for ICT sustainability, creating national level best practice policies for government organisations. The team's aims are to reduce the government’s ICT carbon emissions by minimising e-waste, supply chain and use-phase … Continue reading Dr. Sutton-Parker to present his new research findings to UK Cross-Government Sustainability Team

Assessing the ICT Carbon Footprint of the Ministry of Defence (MoD)

Px3 analyses the ICT carbon footprint for the UK's MoD Further to the development of new ICT carbon footprint analysis techniques conceived and pioneered by Dr. Sutton-Parker with the University of Warwick, Px3 was engaged by the Ministry of Defence to calculate operational ICT GHG emissions. "Px3 undertook a carbon footprint assessment of the IT … Continue reading Assessing the ICT Carbon Footprint of the Ministry of Defence (MoD)

Case Study: Kingston & Sutton Councils

How Strategic Decisions Helped the Shared IT Service for Kingston and Sutton Councils Respond to the Background On 16th March 2020, in response to the rising death toll and infection rate from Coronavirus, the UK Prime Minister advised against all non-essential travel and urged everyone who could work from home to do so. For many … Continue reading Case Study: Kingston & Sutton Councils

Case Study: The British Film Institute Takes Steps to Measure and Reduce its Carbon Footprint

Background  Founded in 1933, the British Film Institute (BFI) is a registered charity governed by Royal Charter and the UK's lead organisation for film and the moving image. A distributor of National Lottery funds, the BFI seeks to support creativity and actively seek out the next generation of UK storytellers. It also promotes the UK’s … Continue reading Case Study: The British Film Institute Takes Steps to Measure and Reduce its Carbon Footprint

World 1st Application Launch: Compare Computers by Carbon Footprint

Px3 Announces the Launch of its “Dynamic Carbon Footprint” Application New online application created by Dr. Sutton-Parker enables IT and procurement teams to confidently compare end user computing devices by carbon footprint to drive climate action & legislative compliance Px3 used Google’s Earth Day event on the 26th April 2022 to announce the launch of … Continue reading World 1st Application Launch: Compare Computers by Carbon Footprint

Google Earth Day 2022: Sustainable IT with Chrome OS

Google's 1st Earth Day Live Event in London is designed around Dr. Sutton-Parker's research findings For Earth Day 2022 Google hosted a unique live event at their King's Cross, London offices for hundreds of customers and partners that was also streamed to online audiences in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Themed upon the research … Continue reading Google Earth Day 2022: Sustainable IT with Chrome OS

Calculating ICT Carbon Footprint at Lancashire County Council

Px3 Ltd conducts ICT carbon footprint analysis at one of the UK’s largest local councils Employing over 35,000 staff, Lancashire County Council is one of the UK's largest local councils. As such, the organisation is a major public sector ICT user. Discovering that IT is responsible for over 3% of global GHG emissions and consumes … Continue reading Calculating ICT Carbon Footprint at Lancashire County Council

Examining The Real Impacts of Sustainable IT – Px3’s CEO guest edits The Guardian’s My Green Pod Supplement for COP 26

year on from the last "Time I.T. Changed" special issue, Justin Sutton-Parker of Px3 reviews both the progress and plans for the future to make IT more sustainable. From manufacturing and use to abatement strategies such as device longevity, remote working and offset programmes, the supplement draws on opinion and practical examples from some of the world's largest and most innovative companies.

Dr. Sutton-Parker joins sustainability panel for Warwick Business School at The Shard

Px3 CEO speaks at Warwick University's Annual Executive MBA Sustainability Lecture On the 8th July 2021, Dr. Sutton-Parker will join Sarah-Jane Littleford of Fujitsu and Laura Fernandez Cavas of Telefonica to form an expert sustainable technology panel for Warwick Business School's annual executive MBA lecture by Professor Frederik Dahlmann. Speaking to mature students currently studying … Continue reading Dr. Sutton-Parker joins sustainability panel for Warwick Business School at The Shard

Px3 Analysis Leaps Past the ½ Million Device Mark

Recent projects for central government, manufacturing and not-for profit clients have seen Px3's tally of device emissions analysed increase dramatically. With sustainability once again firmly at the top of the news agenda, we take a moment to recognise passing a significant milestone on our sustainability journey.

Dr. Sutton-Parker publishes world’s 1st mainstream media magazine special edition dedicated sustainable IT

As guest technology editor for the world's leading ethics and sustainability magazine My Green Pod, Dr. Sutton-Parker brings the concept of sustainable IT to over 4 million readers Px3's CEO Dr. Justin Sutton-Parker and My Green Pod co-founder Jarvis Smith, came up with the idea for a dedicated special edition while discussing how IT causes … Continue reading Dr. Sutton-Parker publishes world’s 1st mainstream media magazine special edition dedicated sustainable IT

Calculating ICT carbon footprint at the University of Sussex

Dr. Sutton-Parker, Px3 CEO, conducts end user computing carbon footprint analysis at one of the UK's leading Universities. As part of ongoing research to fine tune new and ground breaking applications capable of calculating the carbon footprint of IT, Dr. Sutton-Parker was invited by the University of Sussex to determine scope 2 (use phase) and … Continue reading Calculating ICT carbon footprint at the University of Sussex

Px3 hosts sustainable IT workshop at Churchill War Rooms

FEBRUARY 27th 2020 - Workplace Sustainability EventThe Churchill War Rooms, London With global remote working software vendor Citrix and IT managed services company Cetus, Px3 CEO, Dr. Justin hosts a sustainable IT workshop at London's famous Churchill War Rooms on February 27th, 2020. Explaining why information technology is responsible for over 3% of global emissions, … Continue reading Px3 hosts sustainable IT workshop at Churchill War Rooms

Dr. Sutton-Parker launches the new Citrix sustainability strategy in Florida, USA.

Px3 CEO and University of Warwick Research Fellow designs and launches a new customer facing sustainable ICT strategy to drive climate action across the globe At the Citrix global summit in Florida, USA, Dr. Sutton-Parker joined Area Vice President Michelle De Fonseca to launch the software company's new IT sustainability strategy designed to deliver GHG … Continue reading Dr. Sutton-Parker launches the new Citrix sustainability strategy in Florida, USA.

Fighting Climate Change with ‘Ecological Workspaces’

I recently read in a survey by the Carbon Trust that 67% of UK consumers are more likely to buy a product with a low carbon footprint. Add to this the increasing levels of Climate Change awareness in general, then perhaps it's fair to state that most people would prefer to consume IT in way … Continue reading Fighting Climate Change with ‘Ecological Workspaces’

People, Planet, Productivity – Why 3 is the magic number

Why have we chosen to focus on People, Planet and Productivity, using them as the major axes for our analysis? The answer lies in the inter-connected nature of the work we do and our interest in helping clients gain clear visibility of “the bigger picture”. In this post, we explore why People, Planet and Productivity … Continue reading People, Planet, Productivity – Why 3 is the magic number

New research casts light on how cloud computing is a driver for CSR

Dr. Sutton-Parker positions the GHG emissions reduction benefits of cloud computing as a driver for climate action within corporate social responsibility strategies Creating over 2% of global GHG emissions, data centres contribute to climate change as the excess carbon forces global warming. In this thesis, the concept of transitioning from on premise data centres to … Continue reading New research casts light on how cloud computing is a driver for CSR