Virya Technologies have adopted working practices such as moving our systems to eco-friendly cloud-based systems and encouraging the use of cycling and public transport amongst our staff, in an effort to minimise our impact on the environment and offset any necessary carbon cost. We have also engrained this commitment in our staff training, ensuring that all electrical equipment is turned off when not in use and reporting back each month on our energy useage.
The Carbon Charter noted in particular:
In the case of Virya Technologies, the Panel was particularly impressed by the strength of the overall commitment evidenced in the policy, and the integration of environmental improvements into all areas of work with staff and clients.
Ned Harrison, Suffolk Carbon Charter Panel
Ruth Cheesley, Director, is rightly proud of the progress Virya Technologies have made over the past year towards minimising their impact on the environment, and looks forward to continuing to develop this in the future:
"We are delighted to have received our first award since we commenced trading, and look forward to the challenge of raising our level over the next 12 months as part of our sustained commitment to reducing our impact on the environment."
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Virya Technologies provide ethical technology solutions to small and medium sized businesses, charities, and not-for-profit organisations. We specialise in open source technologies such as Joomla!.