CDW snags certification for environmental management

Summary:Next time you're wondering which VAR or reseller is the best for a given project, you might want to take a look at what systems it has in place to ensure it is a green business in its own right.I'm not sure how many smaller technology solution providers IT resellers have paid much attention to this issue, but national reseller CDW has just earned its ISO 14001:2004 certification, recognizing its investment in environmental management systems.

Next time you're wondering which VAR or reseller is the best for a given project, you might want to take a look at what systems it has in place to ensure it is a green business in its own right.

I'm not sure how many smaller technology solution providers IT resellers have paid much attention to this issue, but national reseller CDW has just earned its ISO 14001:2004 certification, recognizing its investment in environmental management systems. Basically it demonstrates that the company has formally adopted an organizational structure, benchmarks and best practices for upholding its environmental policy. The nod, which was awarded by SRI Quality System Registrar, covers the company's facilities in Vernon Hills, Ill., and North Las Vegas.

Topics: IT Employment, CXO, Enterprise Software

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Heather Clancy is an award-winning business journalist specializing in transformative technology and innovation. Her articles have appeared in Entrepreneur, Fortune Small Business, The International Herald Tribune and The New York Times. In a past corporate life, Heather was editor of Computer Reseller News. She started her journalism lif... Full Bio

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