CA Technologies announced that it has expanded its annual Earth Day celebration to two weeks of “green activities,” from April 16 through April 30. The company also reported that the number of events it sponsored this year has doubled over last year, with CA Technologies employees volunteering in over 40 community-related environmental activities.
“Since we launched our Earth Day celebration in 2008, the program continues to expand -- thanks to our employees who have volunteered their time to help many worthwhile projects and organizations around the globe,” said Bill Hughes, chief communications officer, CA Technologies. “Sustainability and volunteerism are key components of our corporate culture and it is truly inspiring to see our employees embrace this effort to benefit their local communities.”
Throughout “Green Weeks” CA Technologies employees will take time out of their work day to support local organizations with activities like planting trees, cleaning parks and more.
CA Technologies employees will participate in Earth Day activities across the U.S., and in Australia, Canada, Columbia, Denmark, India, Japan, Mexico, Spain and the UK.
“We’re a not-for-profit educational farm with a small staff, and we rely heavily on volunteers to help us care for the farm,” said Trish Umbrell, Farm Administrator. “We enjoy working with people from companies like CA Technologies because they are so committed to supporting our community and are enthusiastic about helping out. Their energy is infectious, and with their support we accomplish a lot.”
“Bush regeneration is vital to Australia’s biodiversity conservation efforts,” said Matt Springall, senior field officer, Office of Environment and Heritage at the Sydney-based, Lane Cove National Park. “Volunteers are essential to assisting us with maintaining our Bushcare sites. The support of companies like CA Technologies, helps us further extend our efforts to protect and restore the precious resources of our urban bushland.”
CA Technologies is committed to being a responsible, corporate citizen that creates value for its customers, shareholders, employees and other stakeholders by growing in environmentally and socially sustainable ways.