NVTC Names CSC Recipient of Green Award
News Release -- December 07, 2009
Company First to Receive Inaugural Award for Excellence in Green IT
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 7 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced it has won the Northern Virginia Technology Council's (NVTC) Green Award for creating a positive impact on the region through green practices. CSC's winning entry represents its commitment to green IT and environmentally responsible programs that have resulted in significant reductions in carbon footprint, energy usage and waste generation. This award directly correlates to the environmental commitment of CSC's corporate responsibility program.
The NVTC Award recognizes one large and one small technology company, university, or organization in Northern Virginia for their work towards carbon footprint abatement, job creation in the region, energy efficiencies, and renewable power use, among other criteria. CSC was one of three finalists in the large company category, which requires more than $50 million in revenue.
"Our continued efforts to reduce our environmental footprint are key to the sustainability of our business," said Susan Pullin, CSC vice president corporate responsibility and analyst relations. "Around the globe, CSC has made multiple investments both internally and with our clients to reduce our carbon footprint through Green technologies. For us it is part of how we do business in the 21st century, and is a key component of what we can deliver to our clients through our comprehensive suite of Green IT services."
The awards were presented at the NVTC Annual Banquet at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC's North American Public Sector line of business accepted the award on behalf of CSC.
About the Northern Virginia Technology Council
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia and is the largest technology council in the nation. NVTC has about 1,000 member companies representing more than 200,000 employees. Its membership includes companies from all sectors of the technology industry and the service providers that support these companies, as well as universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at www.nvtc.org.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended October 2, 2009. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.csc.com.