Daily Archives: February 8, 2012

Schneider Electric goes straight in at 26th on the “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” list

Schneider Electric has once again been recognised for its commitment to sustainable development by directly integrating the 26th place of the “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” list, directed by Corporate Knights and announced in Davos (Switzerland) on January 25. Schneider Electric is positioning itself as the leading company in its sector and in the top three of the eight French companies in the Global 100.

In its 8th edition of the classification published by Corporate Knights, the Canadian magazine for clean capitalism, the Global 100 includes companies from 22 countries and from all sectors of the economy. Together they represent over 3 trillion dollars in turnover and employ more than 5 million people.
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IT-BPO Industry lauds Senate for the passage of the Cybercrime Prevention Act

The Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) expressed its gratitude and continued optimism, after the Senate passed the Cybercrime Prevention Act on 3rd and final reading.

BPAP Chairman, Mr. Alfredo Ayala said, “The industry is thankful to our senators, led by Senate Science and Technology Committee Chair Sen. Edgardo Angara, who is the sponsor of the bill.” He added, “For an industry which is platformed on IT and the Internet, the bill will be a great help in securing the operations and transactions of our companies as they serve global clients.” BPAP is the umbrella association of the IT-BPO industry. With 268 members, BPAP and its partner associations, Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP), Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA), Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines (HIMOAP), Animation Council of the Philippines (ACPI) and the Game Developers Association of the Philippines (GDAP) represent all sectors in the industry.
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Smart modernization to increase capacity, aims for country’s greenest network

Smart’s network modernization program, initiated way ahead of competition, is already capable of providing up to 200 percent additional capacity on a “push-button” approach or when needed to meet the demands of customers. In spite of the significant increase in capacity, energy cost for the completed sites across the country has decreased by an average of 20.54 percent for the second half of 2011.

“Our subscribers will experience the benefits of additional capacity in the enhanced quality of our voice, SMS and broadband services, especially once we complete the testing and optimization of our modernized sites,” said Smart Chief Wireless Advisor Orlando Vea.
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