Nextiva Takes an Environmental Leadership Position by Joining Carbonfund.org's CarbonFree® Program
Tempe, AZ (February 24, 2009)
Nextiva announced today that it is partnering with Carbonfund.org, the country's leading nonprofit climate solutions organization. By joining Carbonfund.org's CarbonFree® Partner program, Nextiva has joined a national movement of environmentally responsible businesses and organizations that are leading the fight against global warming, and establishes Nextiva as the environmental leader in the small business VoIP communications industry.
Carbonfund.org's CarbonFree® partner program supports verified renewable energy, energy efficiency, and reforestation projects in the U.S. and abroad to reduce CO2 pollution and help hasten our transition to a clean energy future.
This relationship will serve to further promote and enhance Nextiva's commitment to environmental principles and sustainability. Nextiva uses eco-effective technology in its data centers, recently launched a paperless fax product, created an internal recycling program, and has assigned Nextiva Green Team Members in each department to further incorporate environmentally conscious business practices.
"Consumer interest in socially responsible business practices has never been higher, but for us going green isn't just smart business; it's an opportunity for a positive global impact. Nextiva aims to be the industry leader in environmental performance." said T. Griffin Conrad, the CEO and president of Nextiva. "We hope to be only the first of many in our industry committing to progressive policies of environmental stewardship."
Carbonfund.org's Ivan Chan said, "Nextiva is demonstrating initiative and responsibility in the fight on global warming by becoming a CarbonFree® Partner. In the process, Nextiva is supporting Carbonfund.org's third-party verified projects to reduce carbon emissions."
Nextiva is a business communications company dedicated to empowering organizations to manage their communications, productivity, and customer relationships on a truly unified platform. Learn more at www.nextiva.com.
Carbonfund.org is the country's leading nonprofit climate solutions organization, making it easy and affordable for individuals, businesses and organizations to reduce their climate impact. Carbon offsets enable individuals and businesses to reduce carbon dioxide emissions they are responsible for in their everyday lives by supporting renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects where they are most cost effective. Carbonfund.org works with over 1,000 corporate and nonprofit partners including Discovery, Volkswagen, Motorola, Orbitz, Amtrak, Staples, and JetBlue.