"Green Business Index", the first top of the green companies in Romania, granted the "wreath green" to a software company | SIVECO Romania

"Green Business Index", the first top of the green companies in Romania, granted the "wreath green" to a software company

Friday, July 9, 2010

SIVECO Romania was nominated as winner of Green Business Index, receiving excellence awards also at the "Transport" and "Green procurement" categories

Bucharest, 9th of July 2010 - SIVECO Romania was nominated as winner of Green Business Index (GBI), the first top of the green companies from Romania, organized by Green Revolution Association in partnership with Ministry of Environment (www.greenrevolution.ro).

Prizes were awarded during the GBI Gala, a "carbon free" event held in Herăstrău Park.

The winner of the first edition of the GBI was SIVECO Romania, the most successful software house in Romania and an important player regionally and internationally, providing efficient eBusiness, Document Management, Business Intelligence, eLearning, eHealth, eAgriculture, eCustoms solutions.

SIVECO Romania is responsible for developing and exporting high-end software products to countries within the European Community, The Middle East, The Near East, North of Africa, and CSI area.

The first edition of the GBI has registered about 180 participating companies. The final rank was developed by a team of independent environmental analysts.

The evaluation was conducted under a standardized questionnaire, structured into seven areas: sustainable development, environmental impact, usage of resource within the company, state buildings, companies, waste management, transportation and green procurement.

During the GBI Gala were awarded seven prizes to seven categories of evaluation, the GBI prize excellence award and also excellence awards for the most important investments and environmental projects.

Following evaluation, the jury appreciated that SIVECO Romania proves compliance with all aspects regarding the environmental issues, excelling in transport and green procurement field, receiving the first place for these two categories.

"In addition to company-level actions which include specific activities on environmental protection through waste management and rationalization of consumption of natural resources and encouraging use of alternative transport means, SIVECO Romania develops solutions that help organizations to reduce and improve their usage of resource. Thus SIVADOC, the document management solution, reduces paper consumption by 30%, time spent managing documents by 45% and their cost by 15%", says Irina Piti, Public Key Account Manager within SIVECO Romania.

Green Business Index Gala is a first step towards public recognition of Romanian companies efforts in environmental protection and natural resources, which are investing in clean technologies and solutions.

"Our company believes that social responsibility and environmental issues are goals as important as business performance. In this perspective, the Green Business Index initiative is an extremely necessary initiative for assuming the environmental responsibilities", says Anca Crahmaliuc, Marketing & Communication Manager within SIVECO Romania.