Sustainability and CSR ICT facilities
Socially responsible procurement
Socially responsible procurement means that you not only pay attention to the price and quality of the products or services you purchase, but also to the effects on the environment, people and society.
Together with the education and research sector, we want to make the use of electronics as circular as possible. This will prevent electronic waste from ending up in a garbage dump in Africa.
Corporate social responsibility
SURF and corporate social responsibility (CSR)
SURF is working on developments that are important for future generations. We therefore want to contribute to sustainability in the research and education sector. Sustainability is also an integral part of our service.
Green shopping at SURFspot
SURFspot offers refurbished products, certified products and energy-saving products for students and staff of institutions.
Lisa compute cluster now faster and more energy-efficient
Using faster servers, Lisa is now more energy-efficient, while the compute power has nearly doubled. Read the blog (in Dutch)
National Day of Sustainability in Higher Education (NDDHO)
May 29, 2020 - Van Hall Larenstein, Velp
Best practice: e-waste at HAN and RUG
How do you deal with e-waste in a more sustainable way? Learn from the experiences of Hogeschool Arnhem Nijmegen and Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.
Energy savings for institutes that share cloud storage
Institutes that store their data in the cloud instead of on their own server save a great deal of energy.
Report 'Power: more green, really green'
How can higher education contribute to the energy transition in the Netherlands? Read our recommendations (in Dutch).
Save energy with a shared e-infrastructure
Sharing their e-infrastructure provides education and research institutions with considerable energy savings. Read the recommendations in this report.
Best practice: Living lab for a sustainable world
The Green Village tests sustainable and smart technologies in a real-life environment. The data infrastructure was developed in collaboration with SURF (article in Dutch).