Compugen receives Innovation Award at the York Region Sustainability Awards
Compugen Inc. and Compugen Finance Inc. are honored to have won the Innovation Award at the York Region Sustainability Awards Ceremony in Vaughan this week. Compugen and CFI were jointly awarded the Innovation Award on behalf of the Region by Toby Heaps, Co-founder, CEO and Editor in Chief of Corporate Knights Inc. This award recognizes organizations that employ leading edge clean technology and sustainability ideas through investment in capital plant or operation. Over 100 business and community leaders gathered to network and recognize the climate action successes of York Region business over the past year.
The citation reads: “In addition to a number of internal process improvements such as telecommuting, Compugen and Compugen Finance have provided the first carbon credit for IT assets and launched a proactive action planning program.”
Compugen Finance's Green4Good program offers Canadian enterprises an effective way to solve end-of-life IT asset disposition challenges. Through technology reuse and recycling, the value earned allows companies to contribute to charities, purchase new equipment or fund a social program that they may be a part of. Today, over 1, 600,000 IT assets have been diverted from landfills with more than 155 charities supported along the way.
Learn more about the Green4Good program here.
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