Sustainability Requirements for Procurement of Cloud Services
29 June 2022 - EBU
Many media organizations have a sustainability or net zero strategy in place.
This document therefore recommends that sustainability requirements be added to the procurement documents and processes for cloud services:
- Sustainability factors should be considered and included from the outset.
- Sustainability requirements should have a weighting factor in the procurement decision.
- Sustainability should be continuously assessed throughout the duration of the cloud services contract.
As background, this recommendation contains a detailed discussion of the issues concerning the procurement of cloud services.