SOURCE: CrownPeak

April 22, 2008 10:05 ET

CrownPeak Launches Environmental Initiative to Help Businesses Become Carbon Neutral

EnviroNeutral.org, a New Web Site Managed by CrownPeak Provides an Interactive Model for Measuring an Organization's Carbon Output

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - April 22, 2008) - CrownPeak (www.crownpeak.com), the market leader in on-demand web site software, today announced that it is "carbon neutral" and has launched an online initiative at www.environeutral.org to help other companies do the same.

CrownPeak makes this announcement today in celebration of Earth Day 2008, and its support of the Earth Day Network (www.earthday.net), an organization that works year-round to broaden the environmental movement through education, programs and partnerships that affect change at the local, national and international level.

CrownPeak is very proud to announce that coming into 2008, it has completed a company wide plan to reduce its carbon-emission footprint on the earth -- and pledged to be a carbon neutral company going forward.

"Our responsibility to the technology community we are in, and the customers we serve, goes far beyond producing innovative technology products and services," said Jim Howard, CEO of CrownPeak. "This initiative is a continuation of our mission at CrownPeak that seeks to continually improve the environment of the world in which we live."

To this end, CrownPeak is also proud to have completed a simple interactive model in a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet that can be utilized in any small or medium-sized business. This model calculates a company's total carbon output by simply answering a few questions. The company can use this spreadsheet to calculate its own carbon footprint. In traditional CrownPeak style, this model is designed to be as easy to use as possible for non-technical people to generate an overview of their own organization's carbon output.

Launching EnviroNeutral.org

As part of this initiative, CrownPeak is also proud to announce the launch of EnviroNeutral.org, a web site that CrownPeak created and manages at its own expense. Information about becoming carbon neutral, as well as the interactive model, is available on this web site. The model can be downloaded for free under a Creative Commons open source license and used or modified as the organization sees fit.

Jim Howard, CEO of CrownPeak, states, "Climate change is certainly one of the largest challenges we face, and one that certainly requires resourcefulness on the part of corporate leaders. As an innovative technology company, it is our responsibility to contribute what we can to this challenge. This web site and this model are small steps in our effort to help the environment."

The goal for EnviroNeutral.org is to become an ongoing resource for organizations to learn about becoming environmentally sensitive. Future plans are for a community and the ability for other organizations to contribute content and/or improvements upon the model.

To learn more about CrownPeak's sustainability initiatives and to read or download the carbon impact model, visit www.environeutral.org.

About CrownPeak

CrownPeak is the market leader in providing on-demand web site software. CrownPeak's unique combination of software and services give Web site managers complete control over the critical functions involved in delivering a successful, revenue-driving Web site.

Hundreds of diverse organizations such as 3M, Hyundai Motors, Home Depot, EMI Music, the State of Virginia and the National Institutes of Health have realized the value in CrownPeak's software's renowned ease-of-use, and its 24x7 customer support and guaranteed response times. CrownPeak's ContentManagement.com also provides easy to use and cost-effective content management solutions for smaller and mid-sized organizations. CrownPeak has been named to EContent's 100 most influential companies list, has won eWeek's prestigious Analysts Choice Award and InfoWorld's Product of the Year Award and has been named a finalist for Best Customer Service from the American Business "Stevie" Awards for the last two years.

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