Dell’s environmental commitments are bearing fruit and elevating the company to the position of most environmentally progressive IT vendor in the world for 2008.
In addition to its overall top finish, Dell took the lead among Computing Sector vendors. Other Sector leaders include British Telecom (265.2) in Telecom/Networking, Microsoft (168.0) in Software and Wipro (131.0) in Professional Services.
TBR’s Brad Allen, director of the Global Business Sustainability Service, stated that "CSI leadership underscores a corporation’s commitment to sustainability in its business models and practices. By embedding sustainability into the core business fabric, organizations gain competitive advantage and environmental equity, contributing to overall corporate value."
The CSI report provides data and details on a wide array of sustainability metrics, informing IT vendors, customers, employees and financial markets of competitive sustainability initiatives, market trends and industry issues. For the first time critical performance metrics including emissions, energy, renewable energy, annualized emission reductions, water utilization, recycling rates, public environmental commitments, etc., are incorporated into a single, comprehensive view of vendor sustainability activities and environmental strategies.
The complete publication analyzing the performance of 40 companies across four IT sectors and scoring more than 100 discrete sustainability factors and metrics covering energy, emissions, recycling and transparency will be available June 1, 2009. [May 21, 2009]
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