IGEL Announces Partnership with Plant-for-the-Planet; Asserts Commitment to Sustainability
IGEL, provider of the managed endpoint operating system for secure access to any digital workspace, announced a partnership with Plant-for-the-Planet in support of the Trillion Trees campaign, a global restoration program which mobilizes tree planting to restore forest ecosystems. With this partnership, IGEL is underscoring its mission of sustainability with a commitment to planting and protecting 20,000 trees.
“At IGEL, we navigate our mission for sustainable IT around the three R’s – Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle,” said Jed Ayres, CEO, IGEL. “We have a vision to transform the way the world works to create better outcomes for people, organizations, and our planet. We are now extending our actions on this vision with a new partnership with Plant-for-the-Planet. Our first step is to reduce event ‘swag’ and limit give-away items at DISRUPT23 and engage the end user computing community to support the global Trillion Trees campaign.”
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Plant-for-the-Planet foundation is an official partner of the UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030. The global movement spearheading the Trillion Trees campaign to restore forest ecosystems to tackle the climate crisis and biodiversity loss. To do so, the foundation empowers young people, restores ecosystems, conducts restoration research, and provides free software tools and restoration advice for tree planting projects around the world. Plant-for-the-Planet spotlights and supports more than 225 restoration projects around the world to plant a trillion trees to restore forests and fight against the climate crisis. With a dedicated tree counter platform to plant trees and track their progress, donation and engagement in projects is simple and transparent. To date, IGEL participants have supported the planting of 11,234 trees.
The partnership with Plant-for-the-Planet is part of IGEL’s comprehensive sustainability program that starts with its product offering. With IGEL OS, companies can reduce CO2 emissions by reducing overall energy consumption on the device, use and reuse endpoint devices well beyond the typical three-to-four-year PC refresh cycle, realize significant CapEx savings, and engage in programs for responsible IT asset disposal to minimize e-waste.
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