SOURCE: Covanta Energy

June 03, 2013 12:30 ET

CIO Magazine Selects Covanta Energy as CIO 100 Award Winner

Top 100 Companies Recognized for Innovative IT and Business Initiatives

MORRISTOWN, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2013) -  IDG Enterprise's CIO magazine announced today that Covanta Energy, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, is a recipient of the 2013 CIO 100 award for the second year in a row. For the past twenty-six years, the annual awards program has honored organizations around the world for exemplifying the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

"We are honored by this recognition and proud of our achievements in technology innovation," said Stuart Kippelman, Chief Information Officer and vice president at Covanta Energy. "As the engine behind and enabler of innovation across the company, technology plays an integral role in maintaining Covanta's leadership position in the Energy-from-Waste industry."

Covanta's Energy-from-Waste facilities provide a safe, sustainable waste disposal method that reduces greenhouse gases and produces clean, renewable energy from municipal solid waste. As a core component of this mission, Covanta's IT team remains firmly focused on its end-user customers, delivering business applications across the enterprise including operations, sales, marketing and finance, while working to enhance efficiencies as well as the customer experience.

 "For 26 years now, the CIO 100 awards have honored the innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value," said Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief of CIO magazine & events. "Our 2013 winners are an outstanding example of the transformative power of IT to drive everything from revenue growth to competitive advantage."

Executives from Covanta and the other winning companies will be recognized at the CIO 100 Symposium and Awards Ceremony, to be held Tuesday evening, August 13th at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Complete coverage of the 2013 CIO 100 awards will be online at http://www.cio100.com on August 1, 2013 and in the August 1st issue of CIO magazine.

About Covanta
Covanta Energy Corporation is an internationally recognized owner and operator of large-scale Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects and a recipient of the Energy Innovator Award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Covanta's 44 Energy-from-Waste facilities provide communities with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using that municipal solid waste to generate clean, renewable energy. Annually, Covanta's modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely and securely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste into 9 million megawatt hours of clean, renewable electricity and approximately 9 billion pounds of steam that are sold to a variety of industries. For more information, visit www.covantaenergy.com.

About CIO Magazine
CIO is the premier content and community resource for information technology executives and leaders thriving and prospering in this fast-paced era of IT transformation in the enterprise. The award-winning CIO portfolio -- CIO.com, CIO magazine (launched in 1987), CIO executive programs, CIO custom solutions, CIO Forum on LinkedIn, CIO Executive Council and CIO primary research -- provides business technology leaders with analysis and insight on information technology trends and a keen understanding of IT's role in achieving business goals. Additionally, CIO provides opportunities for IT solution providers to reach this executive IT audience. The CIO Executive Council is a professional organization of CIOs created to serve as an unbiased and trusted peer advisory group. CIO is published by IDG enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, events, and research company. Company information is available at http://www.idgenterprise.com/.