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CA Technologies Goes Green with Annual Earth Day Activities


April 22, 2014 - Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced its annual Green Week of worldwide employee volunteer activities in celebration of Earth Day. Currently in its seventh year, Green Week promotes environmental awareness and supports the company’s sustainability efforts. As part of the program, CA Technologies employees will give time during their work day to nonprofit organizations, and participate in activities like beach clean-ups, tree plantings, trail maintenance and more.
 
Employee-driven projects will take place throughout the U.S. in locations including Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Bellevue, WA, Cary, NC; East Windsor, CT; Ewing, NJ; Framingham, MA; Ft Collins, CO; Herndon, VA; Islandia, NY; Lisle, IL; New York City, NY; Pittsburgh, PA; Plano, TX; Portsmouth, NH; Santa Clara, CA; Southfield, MI; and Tampa, FL and internationally in countries including Argentina, Australia, Chile, China, Colombia, India, the Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
 
“Giving back to the communities where our employees live and work is an important part of our company culture,” said Erica Christensen, vice president, Corporate Social Responsibility, CA Technologies. “Whether it's planting trees, revitalizing distressed neighborhoods or cleaning local beaches and parks, CA employees will again come together and work to strengthen the communities where we do business.”
 
“As part of this year’s sustainability efforts we are encouraging employees to use public transport to reduce the carbon footprint and ensure a cleaner environment.” said Venkatraman Subramaniyan, vice president, Software Engineering, who is also the Corporate Social Responsibility champion for CA Technologies, India. “In addition, we are educating employees about the importance of segregating wet and dry waste and running regular recycling and reusing campaigns internally to help create a more sustainable environment for everyone.”
 
Conducting business in a way that advances sustainability is a top priority for CA Technologies. Highlights of the company’s sustainability efforts include:
 
  • Active employee Green Teams—representing more than half of the company’s workforce—committed to reducing natural resource consumption at CA Technologies offices around the world.
  • A commitment to reducing the company’s greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Company products and solutions that improve data center efficiency for CA Technologies and its customers.
  • Purchasing electricity from renewable resources.
  • Building approximately 330,000 square feet of company office space that is LEED-registered or under a green lease.
  • Being recognized as a sustainability leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, the UN Global Compact 100 Stock Index, the FTSE4Good Index Series, Maplecroft Climate Innovation Index and on Newsweek’s Green Rankings.
 
About CA Together
 
CA Technologies is a global corporation with a local commitment. The company works to improve the quality of life in communities where its employees live and work worldwide and is fully committed to advancing social, environmental and economic sustainability. CA Together, the company’s global Corporate Social Responsibility program, is driven by the core philanthropic focus of improving the lives of underserved children and communities around the world. CA Technologies does this by supporting organizations, programs and initiatives that enrich the lives and well-being of others in focus areas including education and technology, health and human services, and the advancement of women in IT. CA Together activities encompass employee volunteerism and matching gifts; in-kind donations of CA Technologies products and services; and wide-ranging partnerships and philanthropic support to community organizations worldwide. 
 
About CA Technologies
 
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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Source: Business Wire India

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