Green Information Technology Adoption: A Systematic Literature Review

Shahla Asadi, Elaheh Yadegaridehkordi, Mehrbakhsh Nilashi, Sarminah Samad


To tackle the current environmental problems, the adoption of Green IT is considered as a reasonable effort for organizations which can improve their economic performance. To investigate the previous studies that have been done on Green IT, a systematic Literature Review (SLR) was undertaken to identify, evaluate and interpret all the existing research studies related to the specific research topic, phenomenon of interest, or study area. The data was collected from the primary studies published during the year 2010 to 2019 in the form of conference, journals, and other online sources. A total of 135 primary studies were included based on the defined inclusion, exclusion, and quality criteria. This research summarises and organises the existing literature published related to Green IT based on the defined keywords and research question. This will provide a roadmap to guide future studies on Green IT and highlight directions for the successful implementation of Green IT in organizations.


Green IT, Sustainability, Systematic literature review, Organizations, Adoption

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