EPSI Computers certified CarbonNeutral

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EPSI Computers and The Carbon Consulting Company culminated their successful partnership with the certification of EPSI Computers as South Asia’s first CarbonNeutral computer hardware company in Colombo recently.

The company’s carbon emission reduction program commenced as part of EPSI’s initiatives towards good Corporate and Environmental Citizenship. The objective is to take responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.

Speaking on the occasion Founder and CEO of EPSI Niranjan Canagasooryam said: “We see ‘going green’ and sustainability as a critical part of EPSI’s ethics and values. Green business practices and processes help protect the environment and also help a company improve its bottom line. A business that makes the decision to be environmentally-conscious will often promotes goodwill among potential customers, while making the world a better place for future generations.”

“Teaming up with CCC allows us to accurately measure our carbon footprint and take action to minimise it over the coming months. The expertise that CCC will bring in the form of energy audits, carbon management and mitigation practices will no doubt be able to cut our emissions down and thus cut our costs at the same time,” he added.

“The drive to position Sri Lanka as a destination for environmentally sustainable IT is definitely underway,” said COO of The Carbon Consulting Company Sanith de S. Wijeyeratne. “More companies in this sector are choosing to totally offset their carbon footprint, while taking action to adopt the mitigation strategies to achieve long term sustainability. This is response to the growing demand from increasingly well informed and ecologically conscious customers worldwide, that the technology services that are offered are carried out in a sustainable manner.”