MILTON KEYNES, England, April 18 /CNW/ - Ceravision, the leading company
in low-energy lighting technology, has announced the appointment of
Jonathon Porritt as its Sustainability Advisor.
Mr Porritt, one of the UK's most prominent environmental experts, will
advise the Board of Directors on global and local sustainability
challenges and opportunities.
Ceravision's patented High Efficiency Plasma (HEP) technology provides
the lowest energy high-output lighting available in the lighting market
Ceravision CEO Tim Reynolds said, "I am delighted to welcome Jonathon to
Ceravision as more and more companies turn to our low-energy lighting
solutions to help meet sustainability targets. With his expertise, and
considerable experience, Jonathon will ensure that we keep abreast of
global environmental trends and concerns."
Mr Porritt said, "It is very exciting for me to be involved with
Ceravision. With energy prices soaring, all organisations are looking
to radically reduce their energy consumption. Ceravision's technology
allows customers and clients to carry out that responsibility, while at
the same time benefiting from improved lighting. I look forward to
working with Tim Reynolds and his colleagues in developing their
environmental programme and sustainability credentials."
Background for editors:
Ceravision Limited is a private UK-based company that leads the world in
the development of High Efficiency Plasma (HEP) technology. Using a
completely different technology to traditional incandescent,
fluorescent and LED lighting technologies, the electrode-less HEP
lights bring many significant benefits to higher power applications.
Installations of the revolutionary new technology show energy and CO2
savings in excess of 50%. With additional benefits of a longer life,
higher light collection efficiency, faster re-strike times, and further
energy savings through linear dimming, the company's technology is set
to become the lighting of choice in a wide range of commercial
With power ranges from 100W to 5kW, Ceravison's HEP technology is
suitable for applications including industrial, commercial, amenity and
street lighting, studio lighting and fibre optic installations.
Jonathon Porritt, Founder Director of Forum for the Future, is an
eminent writer, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development.
He was Director of Friends of the Earth back in the 1980s, and the
inaugural Chair of the Sustainable Development Commission, from which
he stepped down in 2009. He advises a number of companies and bodies on
environmental matters and is a Non-Executive Director of Wessex Water
and Willmott Dixon. He has written a bestselling book, Capitalism: As
If The World Matters
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