Tim James is a legal graduate from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He spent 10 years in IBM South Africa and IBM UK in various roles, including transitioning and running a number of large outsourcing engagements. He is passionate about the environment and the impact that man has upon it. Tim is a founding director of sustainableIT, a software and services reseller geared to assisting clients in the new carbon economy through the adoption of sustainable technologies. sustainableIT, South Africa’s first ‘Green’ IT company, offers leading edge technology solutions and consulting services to companies embarking upon a carbon reduction strategy. This includes technology specifically geared to reducing energy consumption within a company’s IT infrastructure. Its mission is to be a catalyst within the South African business context specifically focusing on how information technology can contribute to CO2 emission reduction.