How can we build more sustainable software?

What resources are needed to build software?

How can software engineers make greener services?

Migrating to the cloud

Adopting serverless architecture

Optimise your functionality

  • Add a Dark Mode
  • Block bots and web scrapers
  • Design to use static content wherever possible
  • Implement caching and use a CDN
  • Reduce the quantity or size of images and videos
  • Reduce the variety of fonts
  • Use system fonts where possible

How can non-technical teams help?

  • Car sharing
  • Cycle to Work schemes
  • Recycling bins in office spaces
  • Sustainable suppliers



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