Green ICT Challenge

Played the challenge? Take the next steps

> Download the Green ICT challenge tools and tips
> Share the challenge with your colleagues
> Start a conversation with your IT department
> Explore the other great ICT and office equipment resources below
> Tell us what you think about the ICT challenge. We would love to hear your feedback.

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