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Issue No.01 - Jan.-Feb. (2013 vol.15)
pp: 44-49
Wai-Ming To , Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macao SAR, China
Andy W.L. Chung , XNT Limited, Hong Kong SAR, China
Linda S.L. Lai , Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macao SAR, China
ABSTRACT
Creating green awareness through educational programs is crucial to the success of sustainable development. Several initiatives in Hong Kong use cloud technologies, online interactive games, competitions, and physical equipment to raise green awareness among high school students.
INDEX TERMS
Green products, Educational institutions, Air pollution, Water pollution, Carbon, information technology, green IT, green awareness, green education, green design, simulation, environmental protection, sustainability
CITATION
Wai-Ming To, Andy W.L. Chung, Linda S.L. Lai, "Creating Green Awareness Using IT: The Case of Hong Kong", IT Professional, vol.15, no. 1, pp. 44-49, Jan.-Feb. 2013, doi:10.1109/MITP.2012.105
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