Veritas receives the ENERGY STAR Canada Special Recognition Award

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I’m pleased to announce Veritas Technologies received the ENERGY STAR Canada Special Recognition Award for “excellence in energy efficiency and sustainability” in 2018.

As a company, Veritas invests in reducing its overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, energy, waste, water, and materials usage across the organization—with the goal of implementing concrete actions to improve Veritas’ environmental performance. Veritas promotes environmental sustainability not only within its operations, but also with its partners and supply chain.

“Showing commitment to improving the social and environmental impacts of the Veritas supply chain is ethically responsible and of critical importance as the company strives to become a leading corporate citizen,” explains Veritas’ Conor Nolan, Senior Director of Product Operations.

In addition to the ENERGY STAR Canada Special Recognition Award, Veritas’ accomplishments for 2018 include:

  • Certified 100% of its hardware products to ENERGY STAR specifications.
  • Established sustainable product requirements for the design and architecture of all future products to meet ENERGY STAR specifications.
  • Launched a new concept delivering enterprise data protection services based on container technology—using up to 68% less energy and 79% less space over standard models.
  • Introduced new product packaging with an environmentally friendly look, including the ENERGY STAR logo.
  • Promoted the ENERGY STAR Day pledge via social media, featuring energy-saving and eco-friendly practices employees could initiate at work and in their homes.
  • Developed a new Supply Chain Sustainability webpage that details the ENERGY STAR program as well as the organization’s commitment to developing energy efficient products.

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