RICHMOND HILL, ON and MARKHAM, ON--(Marketwired - June 02, 2016) - Compugen and Lenovo are pleased to announce that on 1 May 2016 Lenovo became a Platinum Sponsor of the Green4Good environmental and charitable program. Consistent with Lenovo's sustainability and social responsibility objectives, Green4Good promotes end-of-first-life® reuse of technology, manages legacy data security, and reduces waste by helping organizations securely and responsibly dispose of IT assets, generating value through re-use that can be donated to a charity of choice.
"Lenovo shares our vision of Corporate Social Responsibility and protecting the environment," said Steve Glover, Senior Vice President, Compugen Finance. "The Green4Good program has helped many organizations both reduce their environmental footprint and increase their charitable profile. Lenovo's strong presence in the Canadian market will serve to reach even more companies who share the same values."
"Sustainability for Lenovo means taking care of the economic, social, and environmental health of our company and the communities in which we operate," said Colin McIsaac, General Manager, Lenovo Canada. "We are excited to partner with Compugen on the Green4Good program. We take our social responsibilities seriously, we're excited to be part of a program that encourages both environmental protection and good corporate citizenship."
was launched in 2009 and has since captured the hearts and imaginations of businesses and charities all across Canada. The program has won many awards including Best Green Solution, Microsoft's Sustainability Partner, Toronto Board Of Trade's Sustainability and the Green Toronto award. Its charitable partners include The Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness, Friends of the Earth, Massey Centre for Women, Project Childcare Foundation, Sky's the Limit, Woodgreen Community Services, World Wildlife Fund, among others.
Green4Good recently reported that it had diverted over 600,000 IT assets from landfill, with over 90% successfully refurbished for reuse, and generated close to $2,000,000 for charities.
One of Canada's top IT solutions and services providers, Compugen works with mid- to large-sized Canadian organizations to help them maximize the business value of their investment in information technology. www.compugen.com Simplifying the business of technology . . . together
Lenovo is a $46 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. Our portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and multimode YOGA brands), workstations, servers, storage and a family of mobile products like smartphones (including the Moto brand), tablets and apps.
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