TORONTO, April 17 /CNW/ - Zerofootprint Inc. has been selected by
Maclean's magazine as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2009. Now in its
3rd year, this special Maclean's issue recognizes employers that lead the
nation in making environmental values part of their organizational culture. In
announcing the award Maclean's specifically cited Zerofootprint's innovative
carbon calculator that enables businesses and individuals to measure and track
their carbon footprint.
Zerofootprint's founder and CEO Ron Dembo said, "We are honoured to be
included with this roster of environmentally conscious enterprises. We hope
that the award will encourage other companies to see the benefits that come
from taking up the green challenge."
Zerofootprint is pioneering a range of green solutions with practical
applications for industry and individuals. The company also creates teaching
tools for young children. Perhaps its most important environmental
contribution came late last year with the launch of the VELO Enterprise Carbon
Manager, an online product that allows organizations to manage carbon
emissions in real time for operations close to home or around the world.
In another unique attempt to aid municipalities, organizations and
individuals to reduce their carbon output, Zerofootprint has just issued a
challenge to designers, architects and engineers to come up with new
"re-skinning" solutions to reduce building emissions from commercial and
residential buildings - the single largest source of greenhouse gases in our
"At Zerofootprint we look for ways to help people and organizations
address climate change in a profitable yet sustainable way," Dr. Dembo said.
"We are actively seeking global solutions to a problem that essentially lacks
borders. It is only through comprehensive, 360 solutions that we can make a
profound effect on the battle against global warming. That's our goal."
Zerofootprint is dedicated to reducing our global environmental impact.
The Zerofootprint Group is comprised of three distinct but interrelated
enterprises: Zerofootprint Software, Zerofootprint Carbon, and Zerofootprint
Not-for-Profit. Together, they provide software and services to individuals,
governments, universities, and corporations to measure and manage their carbon
footprint and engage employees and citizens worldwide in combating climate
For more information: www.zerofootprint.net.
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