Intro to Green Web Design

Did you know your website has a carbon footprint? Every time we load a website, we use electricity and CO2 is emitted. However, there are ways we can reduce CO2 emissions from the websites we design, making them greener, more accessible, and even boosting their SEO.

Intro to Green Web Design

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About the Event

CoLab Programming Presented by Northwestern Bank:

Intro to Green Web Design

Originally Presented: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 | 2 p.m. | Virtual Event

OVERVIEW:

Did you know your website has a carbon footprint? Every time we load a website, we use electricity and CO2 is emitted. However, there are ways we can reduce CO2 emissions from the websites we design, making them greener, more accessible, and even boosting their SEO.

This workshop will cover the environmental impact of the web, aspects that lead to a bloated website, and steps you can take to make your website more eco-friendly regardless of what website platform you use. Coding knowledge is not required to participate in this workshop. There is a Q&A with the live audience that follows the presentation.

TAKEAWAYS:

·  An understanding of how the web impacts the environment

·  Knowledge of the parts of a website that cause the biggest bloat

·  Learning of how green websites and accessible websites go hand in hand

·  An understanding of why green websites are good for business

·  A plan on how to make your own website greener

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

·  Graphic designers, web designers, and web developers

·  Small business owners who DIY & upkeep their own site

·  Small business owners who care about the planet and want to make a positive impact

ABOUT OUR PRESENTER:

Amy Greenwald is an environmentalist and graphic designer who specializes in sustainable branding and green web design. She is the owner and founder of Blue Raspberry Design which is based out of Eau Claire, WI. She integrates her passion for the planet and its people into every aspect of her business. Amy is helping lead the green web design movement with the goal of making green websites the standard in the industry.

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