ISLANDIA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that it placed fifth out of 500 in Newsweek’s2012 Green Rankings of U.S. companies, up from ninth place last year. The company ranked second in its industry sector, information technology and services.
“It’s an honor to be recognized once again by Newsweek as a leader in sustainability,” said Cynthia Curtis, chief sustainability officer, CA Technologies. “We are committed to minimizing our company’s environmental footprint and have set ambitious goals to help drive on-going results. Key to our continuing progress is the growing involvement of our employees as well as the smart use of technology. Technology can be a sustainability game changer for businesses of all sizes. As a software provider, we have a responsibility to develop solutions and share best practices that help our customers monitor and mitigate their own environmental impact. Sustainability is a team sport, and together we need to be stewards of the planet for future generations.”
To help meet its environmental goals, CA Technologies utilizes its own innovative Energy and Sustainability solutions for tracking, managing and reporting on its sustainability program. Additional information about CA Technologies sustainability efforts can be found in its latest sustainability report titled “Moving Together.”
The Newsweek Green Rankings grade the 500 largest publicly traded U.S. companies on their environmental footprint (including greenhouse gas emissions and water use), management (including environmental policies, programs, and initiatives) and disclosure (including company reporting and involvement in transparency initiatives).
To produce the 2012 Green Rankings, Newsweek collaborated with leading environmental research providers, Trucost and Sustainalytics, to assess each company’s environmental footprint, management of that footprint, and transparency. The Green Rankings focus on the largest publicly traded companies in America (the U.S. 500 list) and worldwide (the Global 500 list). Each list consists of the largest 500 companies by revenue (most recent fiscal year), market capitalization, and number of employees, as of April 30, 2012. A number of the largest U.S.–based companies appear on both lists.
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CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. Organizations leverage CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions to accelerate innovation, transform infrastructure and secure data and identities, from the data center to the cloud. Learn more about CA Technologies at www.ca.com.
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