Companies can no longer afford to ignore their environmental responsibilities. Energy costs are rising, there is uncertainty about future supplies, and governments and consumers now expect companies to be eco-sustainable. Large enterprises and small businesses are also realizing that reducing their carbon footprint can significantly reduce their operating costs.
According to McKinsey and Co, 60% of global business executives recognize that there is a link between environmental friendliness and profitability. At Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, by helping you change the conversation with our network and communications products, we are driving eco-sustainability through network solutions that offer low power consumption switches and software that encourages remote working. Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise solutions help businesses reach their green potential.
Alcatel-Lucent, as a whole, is also committed to eco-innovation. We have more than 19 patents in thermal management and dynamic energy management and are undertaking cutting-edge work with renewable energy sources. The Alcatel-Lucent product line is backed by professional service and support teams that can help equip your business with tailored and eco-sustainable solutions. Click here for our eco-sustainability strategy.
In the UN Caring for Climate Progress Report 2012 (PDF file), Alcatel-Lucent was recognized among the top 25 performers for its "Caring for Climate" initiative. This UN program recognizes achievements in the areas of sustainable energy for all, adaptation, low-carbon leadership and transparency and disclosure.