Congratulations to our 5th Annual Sustainability Award Winners!

We are proud to announce the winners of our fifth annual Global Sustainability Awards. This honor recognizes organizations achieving excellence and showcasing energy, passion, and innovation in corporate sustainability.

TIA QuEST Forum is actively involved in issues related to sustainability and looks to its members to take leadership roles in sustainable practices. The Global Sustainability Awards were created to promote, encourage and honor the efforts of those serving as leaders in the field of sustainability. Entrants in the competition measured their performance against the Assessor model to demonstrate their progress to date. The winning companies were honored during a reception and ceremony on Tuesday evening at a Networking Awards Reception during the Business Performance Optimization Symposium “OS Dallas” in Dallas, TX.

 

This year, awards were presented in five categories. The winners of the 2019 Assessor Global Sustainability Awards are:

 

NETWORK EQUIPMENT: Ericsson

For more than a century, our technologies have transformed every sector of society, helping to create positive change. We remain committed to leading this journey. Building on our founder’s core belief of making communication available for all, we have been the driving force behind some of the most powerful technologies known to mankind. Our industry is one of the few that touches almost everyone, everywhere on a daily basis, and by 2020, 90% of the world’s population will be covered by mobile broadband networks. We hold more than 49,000 patented innovations that have transformed lives, industries and society as a whole.

 

SOFTWARE: Wipro

Wipro Limited is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, we have over 160,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.

 

CORPORATE: Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 155,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers.

 

 

 

FIELD SERVICES: Teltech Group

The world is changing, and Teltech Group continues to change with the environment. New strategic alliances, continual process improvement and a commitment to do it right the first time keeps us and our clients ahead of the competition and in step with the evolving technology environment. Our legacy wireless industry expertise is bringing intelligent solutions to an expanded base of industries, including oil/gas, government, disaster relief responses, healthcare, utilities, education and manufacturing.

We are ISO 9001 and TL9000 certified and dedicated to the highest standards of quality for both technology and customer service. While others talk about quality and environmental sustainability, Teltech Group lives it.

 

NON-ELECTRONICS HARDWARE: Superior Essex

With products that are produced and deployed around the globe, Superior Essex is committed to understanding how our products interact with human health and the environment, and ensuring that those interactions are positive. We constantly strive to improve our manufacturing processes and products through materials innovation, resource management and waste diversion practices. By offering detailed reports about our products and processes, we continue to lead the industry in transparent communications about our progress on this sustainability journey.

 

About the Assessor Sustainability Initiative

The QuEST Forum Assessor Sustainability Initiative was launched in 2014. The primary goal of the initiative is to create a TL 9000 measurement class that sets the industry standard for the effectiveness and maturity of a company’s sustainability program. The measurement class enables peer benchmarking and best practice sharing among participating companies. This approach aids companies with establishing their sustainability visions, strategies and goals; as well as identifying collaboration partners. Companies participating in the QuEST Forum Global Sustainability Initiative saw an average of a 17% improvement in their year-over-year sustainability and CSR measurements.

Those wishing to compete for the awards in 2020 need only to join in this great work, improve their performance and enter to win next year. It is open to all companies and has no cost requirement to participate. For more information, visit us at tiaassessor.com.

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