PRN: Logica Launches 'Sustainability Stories' Competition
Logica Launches "Sustainability Stories" Competition [04-April-2012] LONDON, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One European Project in Line for €20,000 Prize A competition to search for innovative projects that are delivering a more sustainable future for local communities has been launched by Logica, a leading business and technology service company.
Logica Launches 'Sustainability Stories' Competition
LONDON, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
One European Project in Line for €20,000 Prize
A competition to search for innovative projects that are delivering a more sustainable future for local communities has been launched by Logica, a leading business and technology service company.
http://www.Sustainability-Stories.com has been created as an interactive platform to host the competition, and features inspiring sustainable projects from around the world. Â Entrants will be able to showcase their work, connect with like-minded individuals and interact with Logica experts.
Projects will be judged on their level of creativity and innovation by a panel of sustainability experts including: Â Prof. Dr. Dr. Ervin Laszlo, founder and President of the Club of Budapest, Professor Mark Maslin, climatologist at University College London and Tom Raftery, Principal Analyst for GreenMonk.
The competition is open to people in the UK, Netherlands, Finland, France, Germany and Sweden. One deserving winner will receive €20,000 worth of consultancy from Logica's team of sustainability experts, to help strategise and implement their project. Â Â
Melba Foggo, International Practice leader, Sustainability Services at Logica said: "Sustainability is a topic that we at Logica are incredibly passionate about as we've proven it can deliver real business value. This competition aims to recognise those projects that are actively seeking to deliver a more sustainable future today."
To upload your project or to discover sustainability projects happening on a wider scale visit http://www.sustainability-stories.com, or join the conversation on Twitter - #Sustainability
*The competition closes on 24 April 2012 with results announced on 29th May.
NOTES TO EDITORS
*The competition is currently open to the following European countries: UK, Netherlands, Finland, France, Germany and Sweden and closes on 24th April 2012 with results announced on 29th May 2012.
Logica is a business and technology service company, employing 41,000 people. It provides business consulting, systems integration and outsourcing to clients around the world, including many of Europe's largest businesses. Logica creates value for clients by successfully integrating people, business and technology. It is committed to long term collaboration, applying insight to create innovative answers to clients' business needs.
Logica is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and Euronext (Amsterdam) (LSE: LOG; Euronext: LOG).
More information is available at http://www.logica.com.
The company is a public company incorporated and domiciled in the UK. The address of its registered office is 250 Brook Drive, Green Park, Reading RG2 6UA, United Kingdom.
Sustainably Stories judging panel:
Prof. Dr. Dr. Ervin Laszlo, born 1932 in Budapest, Hungary, founder and President of the Club of Budapest (http://www.clubofbudapest.org ), was one of the first representatives in the area of systems philosophy and general theory of evolution. He published more than 80 books translated into more than 20 languages. In the course of his long academic career as a professor for philosophy, systems philosophy and future sciences, he Â worked in teaching and research at a variety of reputable universities in the US, Europe, and the Far East.
Professor Mark Maslin FRGS, FRSA is a climatologist at University College London and a science advisor to the Global Cool Foundation, Climatecom Strategies, Carbon Sense and Carbon Visuals. Maslin is a leading scientist with particular expertise in past and future global climate change and has published over 115 papers in journals such as Science, Nature, and Geology. He has also written 8 popular books and appears regularly as an expert on climate change in national press.
Based in Seville, Spain, Tom Raftery is the Principal Analyst for GreenMonk, the Energy and Sustainability practice of industry analyst firm Redmonk. Tom speaks at international conferences and writes extensively on topics such as smart grids, green IT and cloud computing's green potential. Tom is also co-founder and non-exec director of Cork Internet eXchange, a hyper energy-efficient data centre in Cork, Ireland.
ChristÃ¨le DelbÃ© Joined the Vodafone Group in March 2010 as Head of Sustainability, Products and Communications. Her role is to develop Vodafone's sustainability engagement strategy with global enterprise customers and identify sustainable innovations opportunities. She has recently commissioned some research exploring and quantifying the opportunities for mobile to drive efficiency and sustainability in agriculture. Â ChristÃ¨le holds an MSc in Environmental Management and Policy from the University of Lund in Sweden.
Paul Lloyd Robson
Paul Lloyd Robson works in CSR and environmental sustainability with a focus on demonstrating the enabling aspects of technology on solving some of society's most pressing problems. Today he is responsible for managing Microsoft's global environmental sustainability engagement in the field. Paul has been engaged in numerous partnerships with Microsoft's customers, partners as well as with NGO's and Governments with the common theme of illustrating the enabling power of innovative technology in reducing environmental impacts.
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