1297.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008  
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Contents >> Socio-economic Objective >> DIVISION 89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES >> GROUP 8998 ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES

This group covers R&D directed towards environmentally sustainable ways of managing information and communication service activities by minimising the generation of emissions and wastes and by reducing or optimising the consumption of water and other natural resources.
This group has four objectives:

    899801 Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Information and Communication Services
    899802 Management of Solid Waste from Information and Communication Services
    899803 Management of Water Consumption by Information and Communication Services
    899899 Environmentally Sustainable Information and Communication Services not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:
    a) Minimisation of input waste (other than water and energy) is to be categorised according to the objective that benefits from the improvement of input use.
    b) Management of energy consumption from information and communication services is included in Group 8507 Energy Conservation and Efficiency.
    c) Waste handling services such as collection, storage, recycling and disposal provided by local councils or private or non-profit waste management businesses are included in Group 9004 Water and Waste Services.



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