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Wilmslow, Cheshire, United Kingdom, 2009/12/16 - Document management and imaging software author, Version One, has been honoured with an International Green Apple Environment Award in recognition of its latest environmental initiative – The Clean and Green Project.
Version One was presented with the Green Apple Award by former Bond Girl, Alexandra Bastedo, during a ceremony hosted by Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt MP at the House of Commons. Version One has been a Green Apple Award winner every year since 2003 and in 2008 was presented with the Green Champion award – the highest accolade available.
The Green Apple Awards, run by UK-based The Green Organisation, honour companies that demonstrate environmental best practice and are now established as one of the leading environmental award schemes worldwide.
Launched in October 2009, Version One’s Clean and Green Project is focused on reducing Version One’s negative environmental impact whilst ensuring staff are more engaged than ever with Version One's green agenda. As part of the project, Version One is planting native broad-leaved trees across the UK and for every batch of 100 trees planted; ten refurbished computers are shipped to Africa for use by African school children.
Julian Buck, General Manager of Version One, says, “We are delighted to win this prestigious award for the seventh year running. The Clean and Green Project follows on from our hugely successful Carbon Neutral Initiative and confirms Version One’s status as an environmental leader within the IT industry.”
"We are delighted to win this prestigious award for the seventh year running. The Clean and Green Project follows on from our hugely successful Carbon Neutral Initiative and confirms Version One’s status as an environmental leader within the IT industry." quote- Julian Buck, Version One
Version One’s document management portfolio enables the electronic creation, delivery, storage, retrieval, management and authorisation of business documents, cutting the production, duplication and circulation of paper. Version One’s software integrates into all major accounting and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and typically provides a return-on-investment within just six months.