Press Release

Verizon Honors thinkstep with 2016 Supplier Recognition Award - thinkstep and its SoFi software recognized for strategic sustainability focus and excellence in emissions reporting

Date:
18/05/2016

BOSTON, May 18, 2016 -- thinkstep, a global leader in sustainability performance management software, data and services, today announced it is the recipient of Verizon’s 2016 Supplier Recognition Award in the Green/Sustainability category. The award recognizes the company for its overall strategic focus and partnership to transition Verizon’s emissions reporting to its award-winning, SoFi ts sustainability management software. Verizon also lauded thinkstep for its on-going support of Verizon’s greenhouse gas (GHG) assurance efforts.

“SoFi ts has dramatically improved our team productivity saving us many hours of work, particularly in preparing for our annual audit,” said James J. Gowen, chief sustainability officer and vice president of supply chain operations for Verizon. thinkstep is a critical partner to us as we continue to improve our sustainability reporting capabilities and  develop best practices for energy and greenhouse gas reduction.  “We look forward to working together and continuing to leverage SoFi ts for our ongoing sustainability initiatives.”

SoFi ts allows companies to obtain financial-grade sustainability information and improve performance for their own operations, supply chain and products. It has been praised for its quality by analyst firm, Verdantix, who named it a market leader for superior functionality to enhance and expedite sustainability reporting processes. 

The unique performance analytics, intelligent diagnostics and planning tools found in SoFi ts, coupled with the world’s best sustainability content databases, deliver the insight users need to succeed sustainably.  More than 150 global firms across industries ranging from basic resources and utilities, to food and beverage and financial services, use the platform to capture, calculate and report on their GHG emissions. 

About thinkstep

thinkstep enables organizations worldwide to succeed sustainably. Our industry-leading software, data and services help businesses drive operational excellence, product innovation, brand value and regulatory compliance. With a global presence in 19 countries, we serve more than 2,000 companies including 40 percent of the Fortune 500 such as BASF, Hewlett-Packard, Interface, Siemens, and Unilever. For more information, visit www.thinkstep.com

 
Media Contact:
Traci Massaro
thinkstep
617-877-1293