Industry Sector: Information Technology & Services
NEWSWEEK Green Score: 72.6%
Environmental Impact: 78.4%
Environmental Management: 75.2%
Transparency & Disclosure: 35.2%
CA Inc. creates and sells management software to corporations. The company’s CEO was one of the founding members of the CNBC Carbon Council. The Flexible Workplace Program allows employees to easily work from home, reducing commutes and carbon emissions; roughly 30 percent of employees work from home. The company also launched the Follow Me print-management program, which eliminates the need for cover pages when printing, and saved an estimated 16.3 million sheets of paper between April 2009 and October 2010. The company’s new $30 million building in India, achieved LEED Gold Certification and includes an on-site worm farm to recycle all non-plastic waste. In addition to being environmentally friendly in its own business activities, CA also demands that its suppliers stay sustainable, and the company screens them on a monthly basis to check that they are adhering to environmental standards. CA does offer tools to help other companies stay sustainable, in the form of software. CA’s ecoSoftware helps companies maintain sustainability. CA ecoMeter helps monitor energy use in facilities by capturing real-time data, while CA ecoGovernance helps companies measure, correct, and report their environmental impact.